Chris' hit single, "Home" was featured on season 6 of American Idol as a send-off to the eliminated contestants. He would also sing the song at the season 6 finale.
Chris' debut album went 4X platinum.
Chris' trademark is his clean-shaven head and that he plays Gibson guitars.
Chris is younger than his wife, Deanna.
"It's Not Over", "Home", "Crashed", "Over You", "Feels Like Tonight" and "What About Now" are songs that Chris has featured from his album on his MySpace page.
Chris states that most people would be surprised that he owns Carrie Underwood's CD.
Chris is featured on "Guitar Hero: On Tour."
Chris Daughtry was chosen as one of People magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" for 2007.
Chris Daughtry is a Christian. Many of his songs on his album Daughtry reflect his faith.
It's Not Over Track Listing
1. "It's Not Over" - 3:35
2. "Used To" - 3:32
3. "Home" - 4:15
4. "Over You" - 3:27
5. "Crashed" - 3:31
6. "Feels Like Tonight" - 4:01
7. "What I Want" (featuring Slash) - 2:48
8. "Breakdown" - 4:01
9. "Gone" - 3:21
10. "There and Back Again" - 3:15
11. "All These Lives" - 3:24
12. "What About Now" - 4:10
2. "Home" [Acoustic]
3. "Crashed" [Acoustic]
In July of 2006, Chris got his first tattoo. He got his last name tattooed across the top of his back and on his shoulder blades.
On December 4, 2006, Chris Daughtry, along with Katharine McPhee, presented an award for "Best Rock Album" to Nickelback at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards.
Chris thinks that his biggest accomplishment is that he taught his son how to ride a bike.
Chris' favorite band is Live.
Chris' favorite performer is Rob Thomas, the lead singer of Matchbox 20.
Chris was on Good Morning America on November 21, 2006.
Chris has two 2006 singles. "Wanted Dead or Alive" from the album Encores, and "It's Not Over" from his album Daughtry.
Chris' home coming concert in Raleigh on November 3, 2006 at Reynolds Coliseum. It took place after a homecoming parade on Hillsborough Street and a Wolfpack Pep Rally at Reynolds Coliseum.
The North Carolina State University Alumni Association and Student Homecoming Committee hosted Chris' homecoming solo concert with the new band.
WDCG 105.1's Bob and the Showgram interviewed Chris and was the first radio station to play tracks from his new album on October 26, 2006.
Chris' debut solo album was released on November 21, 2006. Chris reportedly told US Weekly that his album "would not be... pop."
Chris Daughtry is 5'8" tall.
On July 10, 2006 it was announced that Chris had signed with 19 Entertainment and RCA Records. His band will be formed under the name Daughtry, after Chris' last name.
Chris Daughtry shaves his head because he is going bald.
TMZ.com featured a video of Chris singing Stone Temple Pilots' "Plush" with a busker on the night of the American Idol finale.
On June 16, 2006 Chris made a cameo appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in the "Father's Day Gift Ideas" segment. In this segment he played a father who took out the trash to a talking garbage can.
On June 8, 2006, Chris made a cameo appearance on the 2006 MTV Movie Awards, where he performed a parody of Daniel Powter's "Bad Day," the "theme song" for the fifth season of American Idol, with comedian Jimmy Fallon.
On June 7, 2006, a duet version of "Mystery," the song Chris performed with Live on the American Idol finale, was released via Live's official website. Chris is featured on guest vocals.
Chris has proved quite successful since Idol. For the week of June 10, 2006, Daughtry charted #43 on the Billboard Hot 100, being named the Hot Shot Debut of the week.
Chris also appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in which he performed "Wanted Dead or Alive," his track on the American Idol Season Five: Encores CD.
When Chris auditioned for American Idol, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson wanted him in, but Simon Cowell said he was too robotic and didn't want him in the competition.
Chris was portrayed as a young rocker with Southern and hard rock influences in his American Idol journey.
Chris has one step-daughter from his wife's previous marriage, and one adopted son. Chris' daughter, Hannah Price, who was born in July 1998, and his son, Griffin Daughtry, was born in January 2000. Chris and his wife are expecting twins (a boy and girl) in November 2010 via surrogate.
Chris has been married to Deanna since April of 2000.
Chris was the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Absent Element, based in Burlington.
In 2005, Chris auditioned for the CBS singing contest, Rock Star: INXS. Chris did not make the cut for the actual filming of the show.
Chris graduated in 1998 at Fluvanna County High School in Palmyra, Virginia.
At the age of 16, Chris started taking singing seriously as a professional musician and became a popular performer with other rock bands during his time in high school.
Chris was raised before he relocated to McLeansville outside of Greensboro.
Chris' parents are Pete and Sandra Daughtry, and they reside in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Chris was eliminated from American Idol on May 10, 2006.
Chris is perhaps best known as the fourth-place finalist on the highly publicized fifth season of American Idol.
Chris Daughtry formed a band named Daughtry.
Chris was the lead vocalist of Absent Element.
Chris is a popular American rock singer-guitarist.
Chris made his first public appearance singing "Achy Breaky Heart" at his grandfather's bar.
The alternative rockers roots are steeped in Southern church music.
Chris Daughtry learned guitar by listening to his dad, Peter, and his grandfather, Calvin, playing.
Chris has been married since he was twenty years old.
Chris auditioned for American Idol in Denver, Colorado.
Chris Daughtry was in a band called Absent Element.
Chris Daughtry said that if he wins American Idol he will thank God and his wife.
He says that his toughest obstacle in life has been fatherhood.
He says that his wife is his hero and his lucky charm.
He says when he was a teenager, he wanted to be a martial arts film star.
His definition of an American Idol is someone who works hard and is a good entertainer.
If he couldn't sing he says he would be a piano player.
The proudest moment of his life was teaching his son to ride his bike.
His most embarasing moment was when he was taking photos with his first band and his leather pants ripped and his butt was showing.
Some of the rituals he does before performing are push ups and vocal exercises.
Some of his personal goals are to be a good husband, father, and musician.
If he doesn't make it on American Idol he will continue to persue his music career and live life with his family.
One of his other talents is that he is an artist.
Songs that was performed by Chris Daughtry, on American Idol:
Feb. 22 "Wanted Dead Or Alive" by Bon Jovi
Mar. 1 "Hemmorhage (In My Hands)" by Fuel
Mar. 8 "Broken" by Seether
Mar. 14 "Higher Ground" by Stevie Wonder
Mar. 21 "I Walk the Line" by Johnny Cash
Mar. 28 "What If" by Creed
Apr. 4 "Making Memories of Us" by Keith Urban
Apr. 11 "Innuendo" by Queen
Apr. 18 "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong
Apr. 25 "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman" by Bryan Adams
May. 2 "Renegade" by Styx
May. 2 "I Dare You" by Shinedown
May. 9 "A Little Less Conversation" by Elvis Presley
May. 9 "Suspicious Minds" by Elvis Presley
Chris Daughtry: (about being on American Idol) My kids are now the most popular kids in their school.
Chris Daughtry: Believe half of what you see and only some of what you hear, unless you hear it from me.
Chris Daughtry: There's going to be a flood of opportunities right now but I don't think I could really talk about them.
Chris Daughtry: Maybe some people thought I was 'safe' so they didn't really bothered to vote for me at all.
Chris Daughtry: (On winning American Idol) If I win, I'll take my wife and buy her a whole new wardrobe. If she's happy then I'll be happy.
Chris Daughtry: (When asked who his favorite judge was) All of them.
Chris Daughtry: (on the song "Innuendo" by Queen) It's a relatively unknown song. It just had a mixture of a dark feel and a positive message. And I just found out they've never performed this live.
Chris Daughtry: (referring to his family) They're watching me every week. They tell me I'm cool. My wife [Deanna] is amazing. She's at home resting [after a hysterectomy]. She told me she wanted me to stay here and do my thing.
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