American Idol winner, Taylor Hicks, headlines Las Vegas show. Taylor Hicks continues to be a popular singer and artist. Since winning the American Idol title, Taylor Hicks has been incredibly successful and is the first winner of American Idol to have a long-term contract to perform as a headliner in Las Vegas.
Fans of Taylor Hicks, the winner of the fifth season of American Idol can come see him perform in Las Vegas, where he is headlining at Bally’s. After a successful year, Hicks has extended his show on the Las Vegas strip through 2013. Taylor Hicks is unique among the winners of American Idol because he is the first to establish himself as a long-term act on the Las Vegas strip. His extension to continue working in Las Vegas is due to his immensely popular performances.
Originally from the South, Taylor Hicks first came out to Las Vegas to audition for American Idol. Obviously, his auditions went well. He went on to win American Idol, and soon after, he signed on to Artista Records, releasing his album on December 12, 2006. His music, similar to many others originating from the South, is influenced by classic rock, blues, country, and R&B. His famous song “Do I Make You Proud” was #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100, Pop 100, and Single Sales Charts just three weeks after winning American Idol. His album “Taylor Hicks” was a marked success, reaching #2 on the Billboard 200 and quickly gaining platinum status.
Following his success on American Idol, Hicks wrote his autobiography “Heart Full of Soul,” which turned out to be a best seller. After that, Hicks took on a role in GREASE on Broadway as Teen Angel, and he toured with them for 18-months. This helped him to expand his fan base beyond his American Idol followers. Taylor Hicks has more recently signed on as a performer in Las Vegas, and he has proven himself to be an incredibly popular artist.
Taylor Hicks fits in well as a performer in Las Vegas and has truly made a name for himself there, establishing himself among an elite group of performers to succeed in Sin City. He brings his unique Southern soul talent to the Southwest. While Hicks is currently performing at Bally’s, his extension agreement with Caesars Entertainment means that he could have performances at any one of the Caesars venues throughout the country at any time in the next year.
Make sure to buy tickets to see Taylor Hicks in Las Vegas as soon as they become available. His performance has become incredibly popular, attracting tourists from all over the nation and bringing out a large group of locals, and shows frequently sell out fairly quickly.