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Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 3:41 pm Reply with quote
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Full Name: Christopher Adam Daughtry

Date Born: December 26, 1979

Place Born: Roanoke Rapids, NC, USA

Chris Daughtry was the fourth-place finalist on Season 5 of American Idol. He became a favorite because of his good voice and alternative rock style.

Chris Daughtry was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He was raised in Lasker, North Carolina until he was 14. In his spare time, Daughtry is an artist, and he reads comic books avidly. At age 16, Daughtry started taking singing seriously as a professional musician. He performed with rock bands during his time in high school. Musical influences include 1990s bands like Live, Bush, Alice in Chains, and Stone Temple Pilots. However, his largest influence is Bon Jovi.

Daughtry graduated from Fluvanna High School in 1998. His first job was a service advisor at a car dealership at Crown Honda, in Greensboro, North Carolina.

After leaving American Idol, he was given a record deal to RCA Records, along with 19 Entertainment. He formed teh band Daughtry and their album sold more than 1 million copies after just 5 weeks of release, becoming the fastest selling debu rock album in Soundscan history. In its ninth week of release, the album reached number one on the Billboard charts. Daughtry is the fourth most successful American Idol contestant in history, behind Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and Clay Aiken, as well as the most successful person who was not in the finale.
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 1:37 am Reply with quote
Joined: 07 Feb 2008 Posts: 24
I think his being on American Idol really gave his Singing Career a Great Boost
Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:24 pm Reply with quote
Joined: 30 Apr 2008 Posts: 14
Yeah AI definitly helped, but he is talented enough that he prob could have done it anyway. He is one of the few lucky ones to really MAKE IT and not be the final American Idol.

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