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Originally posted 10/15/2009 09:00AM
Country will get a little bit rock and roll with the addition of Daughtry to the roster of performers for the 43rd annual Country Music Association Awards, the CMA tells PEOPLE.
The show – to air on ABC Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. ET – will feature a duet between the five-man band (fronted by 2006 American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry) and Vince Gill on "Tennessee Line," a track off Daughtry's most recent album that featured Gill on harmony vocals.
The CMA also announced that Tim McGraw will be returning to perform for the first time in four years.
Originally posted 10/07/2009 07:45AM
Guys, listen up. One of music's hardest working rockers may have the solution to a happy home ... even while away from home for months at a time.
"Honestly, I think the biggest thing is to do what we say we are going to do," Chris Daughtry tells PEOPLE. "When we say we are not going out partying, don't let them find out that you were out partying. We don't party. We hang out ... We're not out hanging out with random girls and all this stuff. We entertain each other and keep each other in check."
Daughtry, 29, caught up with PEOPLE on the set of his band's new music video, "Life After You" from Leave This Town, about how he keeps his wife of nearly nine years, Deanna, and two kids, Hannah, 13, and Griffin, 11, not missing dad ... much.
Be Generous: "My wife, if she wants it, she will just go out and buy it," Daughtry says. "I have learned that – I have been married almost nine years now – and if she wants something she will definitely [get it]. The last thing I bought her was a really awesome diamond ring that should probably keep me out of trouble for the rest of my life."
Originally posted 09/20/2008 07:30AM
American Idol favorite Chris Daughtry has signed to guest-star on the 100th episode of CBS's CSI: NY, PEOPLE has learned.
Also bound for the same episode are Rumer Willis, who has already shot her appearance, and Scott Wolf.
The 100th show, set to air in November, centers on the pursuit of a serial killer who targets people named Mac Taylor – the name of the character played by the show's Gary Sinese.
Originally posted 11/19/2007 12:40AM
Simon Cowell may not have been in the crowd at L.A.'s Nokia theater Sunday night, but the American Idol vibe was alive and well at the 35th Annual American Music Awards.
Originally posted 07/10/2006 02:10PM
Chris Daughtry, the American Idol fan favorite who placed fourth on the FOX talent hunt, has signed a record deal.
Originally posted 06/12/2006 11:00AM
American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry got back to his roots Sunday, playing a concert in his Lasker, N.C., hometown that drew about a thousand fans to a town with barely a hundred residents.
Originally posted 06/05/2006 08:40AM
American Idol favorite Chris Daughtry has declined an offer to become the lead singer for the multiplatinum rock band Fuel, he said.
Originally posted 05/19/2006 06:00AM
Since getting booted off American Idol, Chris Daughtry has been anything but idle. We caught up with the singer at L.A. radio station KROQ's Weenie Roast concert in Irvine, Calif., where he rocked out in the audience at Rob Zombie's show and snapped pictures with fans backstage. "This is amazing," he told us. "You go on American Idol and you always wonder if you're gonna get rock credibility and to have that – I couldn't ask for more."
Originally posted 05/11/2006 04:10PM
It wasn't only the audience that was stunned by rocker Chris Daughtry's exit from American Idol on Wednesday: Chris himself was "shocked."
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