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Taylor Hicks to perform National Anthem at NFR

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Bally's Las Vegas headliner and American Idol winner Taylor Hicks is warming up his pipes for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR).

Hicks will sing the National Anthem during the event on Thursday, Dec. 6.

Hicks, who won Season 5 of American Idol, recently signed a year-long extension to perform at Bally's through 2013. He is the first American Idol winner to secure a long-term residency on the Las Vegas Strip.

Hicks' debut single, Do I Make You Proud, entered at #1 on the Billboard's Hot 100, Pop 11 and Single Sales charts.

Other top performers slated to perform the National Anthem include the following:

  • Thursday, Dec. 6 - Hicks
  • Friday, Dec. 7 - Megan King
  • Saturday, Dec. 8 - Susie McEntire
  • Sunday, Dec. 9 - Jason Eagle
  • Monday, Dec. 10 - Terry Nettles
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11 - Karli Chayne
  • Wednesday, Dec. 12 - U.S. Marine Band
  • Thursday, Dec. 13 - Bucky Covington
  • Friday, Dec. 14 - Jack Ingram
  • Saturday, Dec. 15 - Chris Cagle

For more information on the Wrangler NFR, visit www.NFRexperience .com.

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