Clay Aiken Impersonator: Michael Sandecki
SOUL PATROL!!!!!!! Salt and pepper haired soul singer Taylor Hicks, 29, from Birmingham, Alabama, was crowed the fifth season American Idol winner last night as expected. Host Ryan Seacrest mentioned that "an astounding 63.4 million votes" were cast, "more than any President in this country has ever received." Many more pictures from the finale in the gallery!