Simon Cowell to Taylor Hicks: Taylor, you could single-handedly kill the music-video industry. That was definitely a radio performance. (3/8/06)
Simon Cowell to Taylor Hicks: I said in the beginning that I didn’t think you should make the finals of this competition. I was wrong. (2/22/06)
Taylor Hicks: It's music, man. If music is in your heart, you feel it, you play it, you sing it, you perform it, you bust your buns doing it. That is what it's all about!