Idol Scrapbook: Taylor Hicks

See why the newest American Idol earned his own Soul Patrol – from his audition to the road ahead. By Julia Wang

  • HE'S NO. 1! photo | Katharine McPhee, Taylor Hicks

Credit: Chris Pizzello/Reuters/Landov

Published: Thursday May 25, 2006 | 01:00 AM EDT

HE'S NO. 1!

Does he make you proud? American Idol winner Taylor Hicks celebrates his win with runner-up Katharine McPhee and collects his prize, a Ford Mustang convertible, in addition to a $1 million recording contract.