Sometimes achieving idol status is more than a solo effort, and this FOX series is set to celebrate the talents of multiple musicians. Simon Fuller and friends open up the American Idol-style competition to bands, and all sizes and genres from across the country are welcome to make a play for the spotlight.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Next Great American Band - Andy Childs - Netflix
Andy Childs (born December 7, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American country music singer-songwriter. In 1993, Childs released one studio album for RCA, which produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. His highest charting single, “Simple Life,” peaked at No. 61 in 1994. Childs has been a member of the country quintet Sixwire since its foundation in 2002. Sixwire recorded one studio album for Warner Bros. Records and charted two more singles on the country charts. Sixwire was featured as a finalist on American Idol's The Next Great American Band which aired on FOX in 2007. The band placed second out of the twelve finalists. Sixwire now serves as house band on CMT's Next Superstar. As a songwriter, Childs penned more than half of the songs on Sixwire's Warner Brothers album, and has had songs recorded by Country artists Chris Cagle, George Canyon and others.