by Holley Dey and Louise Uznanski ©2013 OnTapBlog All rights reserved
Regis Philbin had a question for Taylor Hicks following the American Idol winner’s 2008 Broadway debut. “This is what you want then……to be an actor?” Replied Hicks, “I want to be a musician, and I want to be an entertainer.” In 2013 Taylor made good on that intention, enlarging his artist brand with ventures into scripted television and celebrity cooking, while maintaining a primary focus on live performance music.
He had his fingers in many pies, borrowing from one recipe to enhance another, blending fun, food and football with the occasional falsetto to create an entertainment potpourri that satisfied even the most finicky. Here are a few facts and photos attached to a musician who grew and diversified his brand in 2013. Look for the giveaway that follows the photos; this features one of Hicks’ new ventures! Read more