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See why the newest American Idol earned his own Soul Patrol – from his audition to the road ahead. By Julia Wang
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Published: Thursday May 25, 2006 | 01:00 AM EDT
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As the Idol competition progressed, Hicks, 29, traded in his down-home denim (left) for swank suits (on May 9). But the soul man has remained true to his roots – keeping his trademark salt-and-pepper mop top.
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