Low Level Flight is the name of a new rock band formed and fronted by Ryan Malcolm in 2006.
Ryan was wisked into a studio within a week of winning Canadian Idol, where we was teamed with some of the best songwriters in Canada.
Ryan frist auditioned in Ottawa, ON for Canadian Idol after being encouraged by his friends.
The name of Ryan's Canadian Idol fan club was "The Malcolmaniacs."
Canadian Idol Competitior Number: 5183
Despite having won the first Canadian Idol contest, Ryan originally did not make the Top 10. However, he made it into the Top 10 by being a wildcard selection, and was actually the 11th member of the Top 10.
Ryan and Audrey de Montigny presented an award at the 2004 Juno Awards in Edmonton.
Ryan performed the national anthem at the 91st Annual Grey Cup (November 16, 2003 at Taylor Field, in Regina, Saskatchewan).
Ryan appeared in Ross Petty's Snow White and the Group of Seven musical with many other Canadian Idol finalists. The show played at Toronto's Elgin Theatre for a limited run during the 2005/2006 holidays.
Ryan shares a birthday with many (more) famous singers, including: Ashanti (1980); Marie Osmond (1959); Sammy Hagar (1947); Paul Simon (1941); and Nana Mouskouri (1934).
Ryan was nicknamed "Waiter Boy" by Canadian Idol judge Zack Warner, because of his appearence and in reference to his being a waiter when he joined the contest.
Ryan's first album, Home was nominated for a Juno Award for pop album of the year in 2005.
Ryan finished 6th in the first World Idol competition.
Ryan appeared on the November 25, 2003 episode of American Idol as part of the Christmas songs theme. He sang Let it Snow.
Various of his Canadian Idol performances included: One (21 July); Just the Way You Are (28 July); Wildcard Entry Try (4 August); Drift Away (18 August); and Believe (25 August).
Ryan Malcolm: The writer's camp [to compose my first album] was one of the most empowering things I've ever done. Growing up I worshipped musicians like Randy Bachman. Getting the chance to have him contribute to [my] record is a jaw dropping, priceless experience.
(on realizing he had to sing for the first time as the Canadian Idol)
Ryan Malcolm: Are we still on? I guess I gotta sing now.