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“American Idol” Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks was aboard his private airplane Wednesday when it nearly crashed after one of the engines blew out.The plane was making its way from Tennessee to Alabama when things went awry.is an American singer who won the fifth season of American Idol.Hicks got his start as a professional musician in his late teens and performed around the Southeastern United States for well over the span of a decade, during which he also released two independent albums.While his friends began listening to contemporary rock bands like Pearl Jam and Nirvana, Hicks continued to prefer the retro soul sounds of Charles, Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke.Hicks remembers that his friends did not understand his childhood music tastes, "but their parents did." Drawn to performance from a very young age, Taylor Hicks would follow his father to the office where he worked as a dentist and offer to sing and dance for anyone who would listen.
Taylor explained, “Each state has an iconic food — Wisconsin cheese, Philly cheesesteak, Maine lobster.” When asked what the strangest thing he has encountered has been, Taylor responded, “Rocky Mountain oysters,” and made a face. Find out why it got that reaction from Hicks by tuning in to “Slate Plate” Friday nights on INSP TV!Upon winning Idol, he was signed to Arista Records, under which his self-titled major label debut was released on December 12, 2006.His energetic stage performances and influences derived from classic rock, blues, and R&B music had earned him a following of devout fans, who have been dubbed the "Soul Patrol." He performed on Broadway in 2008 and on national tour in 2009 in Grease playing Teen Angel, the role originated by Alan Paul.“I’m asleep in the copilot chair and I wake up to this muttering sound and I knew that the pilot was going to descend,” Hicks, 40, said.“And as soon as we descended to about 7,000 feet, two of the pistons blew, oil went everywhere and the engine stopped and the rotor blade stopped in midair.” Describing it as “something out of a movie,” Hicks described the wave of emotions that came over him.