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Monday, December 31, 2007

Top 10 Taylor Hicks Moments in 2007!

Happy New Year Everyone!

Congratulations to Taylor Hicks who had an awesome and highly successful 2007!! So many fun-filled memories for all his fans who got to witness this magnificent talent during the year!

My Top 10 Most Memorable Moments For Taylor Hicks in 2007:

1. February, 2007:
Getting his dream ride--a silver and burgundy Prevost--his own very luxurious home-on-the-road tour bus!
2. February 21, 2007:
Launching the first national solo tour, Modern Whomp Music in Jacksonville, FL.
3. January 17, 2007:
Going gold and then platinum for album “Taylor Hicks” (as certified by RIAA).
4. July 10, 2007:
Releasing “Heart Full of Soul,” through Random House, an inspirational memoir about the incredible journey of “finding your voice and finding your way”.
5. December 28/29, 2007:
Entertainment for the Liberty Bowl Gala at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis (and being awarded the "Outstanding Achievement Award") and Half-time performance at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN.
6. January 2, 2007:
Performing with Gladys Knight at the Orange Bowl.
7. December 16-20, 2007:
Appearing on the finale of Asian Idol 2007/2007 Performing at the Ayala Malls in the Phillipines. First international solo appearances.
8. February 17, 2007:
Returning to New Orleans as Grand Marshall for Endymion at Mardi Gras.
9. June 11, 2007:
Singing the National Anthem at the NBA Finals in Cleveland, Ohio.
10. January 14-17:
First celeb/pro-am Golf Tournment at the Bob Hope Classic in Palm Springs.
(Thanks to the Whomp Swamp for providing the list)

A magnificent year for Taylor and what a great time we (the fans) had, eh? 2008 promises to be an even better year with a new concert DVD coming in the spring (Whomp At The Warfield), a new album to follow in the summer and more touring, both domestically and abroad! I know Taylor will kick some major creative ass this year and I for one can not wait!!!!!!

I want to take a minute to go over the poll that's been posted for the last couple of months. The question was "What musical style would you like to hear on Taylor's next album". A big thank you to all who participated in that poll! The results were closer than I thought they would be! Check out the new poll coming soon!

44% - Acoustic (116 votes)
39% - Modern Blue Eyed Soul (101 votes)
32% - Blues (85 votes)
21% - Old Style Soul (56 votes)
13% - Classic Rock (36 votes)
11% - Adult Contemporary (29 votes)
3% - Top 40 Pop (10 votes)
Total Votes: 258

Here's to New Beginnings!


juliegr said...

Here's a toast to you and your blog for 2008! Thanks for beginning the blog and look forward to continuing to read it.

Happy New Year!

juliegr said...

Like your top 10. Here's mine:

1. Playing golf (and making an eagle) in the Regions Charity Golf Classic -- a golf course he'd been kicked out as a teenager
2 Singing the National Anthem at the NASCAR Races and riding in the pace car
3. Appearing at half-time show at his alma mater - Auburn University
4. Headlining a concert at the Rieman Theatre in Memphis, TN
5. Receiving the keys to the city of Hoover, AL
6. Appearing on the AI6 finale to sing his single - Heaven Knows
7. Selling out and repressing his first independent album "In Your Time"
8. Receiving an Outstanding Achievement award at the Liberty Bowl President's Gala,
9. Headlining the Niagra Wine Auction Gala in Niagra Falls, Canada
10. Travelling to Asia for his first set of International Concerts!!

karoray said...

Love your blog. Taylor did have a wonderful year. And even bigger things to come.