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Season 5 "American Idol" winner-turned-Vegas entertainer Taylor Hicks is one busy guy. On a whirlwind trip to Los Angeles to play this Sunday's fourth annual "Salute to the Stars" Oscar party, the Soul Patroller took in an "Idol" taping and starred in a funny skit on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"…but he also took the time to visit Yahoo Music, where he colorfully dished about everything from his famous silver hair to his equally famous purple velvet jacket.
And the interview was pure gold. Here are some highlights:
1. He was never an Idol to dye for. The Silver Fox admitted that when he was on "Idol," when he was 29 years old, he was encouraged many times to color his prematurely gray locks. "[Celebrity hairdresser] Dean Banowetz did our hair on the show, and he was always trying to get me to dye it. And I never did," Taylor laughed. But, being a financially savvy entrepreneur who recently landed on Forbes's Top 10 American Idol Earners list (ranking above Jennifer HudsonRead More »from Silver Bulletpoints: 11 Things We Learned From Taylor Hicks’s Yahoo Music Interview