Who won American Idol 2016 winner?

Taylor Hicks (age 29 on the show) is from Birmingham, Alabama and performed “A Change Is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke at his original audition in Las Vegas. Taylor’s winning song was “Do I Make You Proud.” He is one of the few winners in “American Idol” history to never be in the bottom three.

Who was the top 5 in American Idol 2016?

MacKenzie Bourg. Trent Harmon. Dalton Rapattoni. La’Porsha Renae. Sonika Vaid (bottom 2).

Where is Taylor Hicks now?

Hicks, who now lives in Nashville, said Morrison was an artist he fell in love with as a 16-year-old. “He was a blue-eyed soul singer,” he said. “He played guitar and harmonica and I felt a lot of similarities to him.”

Who was the girl who dropped out of American Idol and why?

The Real Reason Why Kenedi Anderson Quit American Idol We send her well wishes.” Following Ryan’s announcement, Kenedi posted the following on her Instagram: “For personal reasons, I’m unable to continue on American Idol. This has been one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make, but I know it’s necessary.