American Idol Tour Scrapbook

Couldn't make it to the show? Go behind the scenes with Katharine, Taylor, Ace and the rest of the crew on – and off – the stage. By Cara Lynn Shultz with Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna and Monica Rizzo

  • DYNAMIC DUO  photo | Katharine McPhee, Taylor Hicks

Credit: Courtesy American Idol

Updated: Friday Sep 01, 2006 | 06:00 AM EDT


Katharine McPhee grabs some face time with Taylor Hicks on July 28, the first day she joined the tour after being sidelined by bronchitis and laryngitis. "Once I saw everybody it was fine," says McPhee about her return. It was a quite a day: McPhee and the rest of the Top 10 Idols visited President Bush at the White House.