Related Information for Taylor Hicks Taylor Reuben Hicks (born October 7, 1976 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Hicks got his start as a professional musician in his late teens and performed around the Southeastern United States for well over a decade. During that time he released two independent albums, In Your Time (1997) and Under the Radar (2005). His first major label album was Taylor Hicks (2006), released by Arista Records. Hicks rose to sudden prominence as the winner of the fift.. read more