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Hicks performed on Broadway in 2008 and on national tour in 2009 in Grease playing Teen Angel, the role originated by Alan Paul.He is the first Idol winner to secure a long-term residency at a Las Vegas casino.As of June 2008, Hicks has signed a distribution deal with Vanguard/Welk records to distribute a compilation album Early Works.He also starred in Grease in the national tour as the Teen Angel after playing the role on Broadway. In 2009 Hicks released his second album, The Distance, on his own label, Modern Whomp Records, on March 10, 2009.The first single, "What's Right Is Right", was added to AC adds on January 27, 2009.The single reached number 24 on Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks. In May 2009, Taylor Hicks made Forbes' "Top Ten earning American Idol stars" list, coming in at number 10, with over 0,000 earned from album sales and from his role as "Teen Angel" in the national tour of Grease.
On Hicks's first performance for the voting public, Cowell called back to this quote, admitting he was wrong.
With his win at age 29, Hicks became the oldest contestant to win American Idol.
He was also the first male contestant to win the competition without ever being in the bottom two or three, as well as the first Caucasian male winner.
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Hicks auditioned for American Idol in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 10, 2005.
Upon winning Idol, he was signed to Arista Records, under which his self-titled major label debut was released on December 12, 2006.