Check out "American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks performing a number off his new album "The Distance."
Taylor talks to FOX 6 about touring with "Grease" as the Teen Angel and then gets to perform a song from his album "The Distance."
He also has some advice for the "Idol" contestants: "If you have that vision and pick the right songs and sing well and you believe in the music" then they can be successful.
"The Distance" was released independently by Hicks on March 10, 2009. It debuted at #58 on the Billboard 200 chart and #5 on the Top Independent Albums chart.