In the news: Kalan Porter back after mom’s illness

John Kennedy of CanWest News Service interviews the second winner of Canadian Idol:

  • Post-Idol Kalan puts mom first
    “By the time Porter was crowned Canadian Idol in 2004, previous winner Ryan Malcolm was already on his way to being the answer to a trivia question. “I think sometimes people assume that it’s going to be a guaranteed career,” says Porter, “and I think it’s just sort of that foot in the door, that jump start to a possible career.” But Porter had better luck than his predecessor. His multi-platinum first single, Awake in a Dream, propelled his debut album, 219 Days, to the top of the charts and sparked a virtually sold-out 65-stop tour. Porter earned three Juno nominations and a MuchMusic Video Award. Still, Porter says he had mixed feelings about Idol.”


One thought on “In the news: Kalan Porter back after mom’s illness”

  1. Can’t wait for August 28th to get his highly anticipated album “Wake Up Living”. It’s gonna be awesome!

    Come listen to his new single “Down In Heaven” at his myspace to be uplifted.

    Also pay attention to “Walk On Home” which is featured at the end of this year’s Canadian Idol (Season 5) Result show every week. Kalan will be performing this song on September 4th on the show!

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