On winning Canadian Idol, Kalan was signed to Vik Recordings, one of Sony Music Canada's studios.
Kalan was in a family band called Swass before winning Canadian Idol.
As of the end of 2005, Kalan is able to play the violin, guitar, piano, viola, and bass guitar.
Kalan auditioned for Canadian Idol in Edmonton, Alberta.
Kalan debut single (Awake in a Dream) was released October 5, 2004.
Kalan's first album, 219 Days, was released November 23, 2004. It was so named because that was the number of days it took from his first audition to the day he won the Canadian Idol competition.
Kalan's first single, Awake in a Dream, provided him with the honour of selling more singles than any Canadian artist, as of 2005.
Kalan wrote and co-wrote at least two-thirds of the music included in his second album.
Supposedly, Kalan was able to hum parts of Brahm's Lullaby at the age of 18 months. Mind you, this information comes from his mother.
Kalan shares a birthday with several famous actors including: Leonardo DiCaprio (1974); Calista Flockhart (1964); and Demi Moore (1962). He also shares a birthday with a some violent men, including: Charles Manson (1934) and George Patton (1885).
When Kalan first started the Canadian Idol competition, he was a student. By the time it ended, he was a singer by profession.
Kalan's musical idol gowing up was Radiohead.
The name of Kalan's Canadian Idol fan club was "Kalanadians."
Canadian Idol Competitor Number: 7039
He likes to snowboard, wakeboard, play volleyball, run and "could not live" without his car.
Kalan has completed one year at Medicine Hat College.