|AR Interest Level||MG|
|AR Quiz #||119395EN|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9.25|
|Features||full-color photos, chronology, glossary, further reading, works consulted, index|
|Interest Level||Intermediate, Primary|
|Series||A Blue Banner Biography - More Contemporary Entertainer|
|Subject||Biography & Autobiography , General, Music , Popular - Juvenile Nonfiction , Juvenile Nonfiction|
Losing made Chris Daughtry a winner. The American Idol contestants surprising elimination from the show initially left fansand Daughtrystunned and bitterly disappointed. He had begun to believe the fan sites that were predicting he would win it all. Finally, it seemed, all those years singing with local bands back in North Carolina were paying off. Then it was all snatched away when he was voted off the show three weeks from the finale.
It wasnt long before Chris realized being free from Idol was an opportunity to go back to his musical rootsperforming with a rock band. He turned down an offer to join Fuel as their lead singer and chose to form his own group, which he called, of course, Daughtry. Chris had one chance and was determined to make itor failon his own talent. By betting on himself and his band, Daughtry struck gold.