Name: Ryan Malcolm
Hometown: Kingston, ON
Do you have a job?
A family band.
Where did you go to school? What did you study?
Napanee High School, St. Lawrence College - Policing
Do you have any formal singing training?
No, just my father.
Where have you performed before?
The Grand Theatre in Kingston, clubs and festivals
When did you first start to sing?
12 years old
What is your favourite song to sing?
"One" by U2 or "Stand by Me" by Bill Withers
What is the first concert you went to?
What is the last concert you went to?
Dave Matthews Band
What other talents do you have?
I play guitar and write music
If you don't make it as the CANADIAN IDOL what will you do?
I will continue my music career.
What are your goals in life?
To become a very successful singer/performer
What album would your friends be surprised that you own?
Neil Diamond - Greatest Hits
What is the first CD that you ever bought?
Billy Joel - Piano Man
What is in your CD player right now?
Who is your CANADIAN IDOL?
What is your favourite type of music?
Alternative, Pop, 50's, 60's
What is your favourite song?
Favourite Male Artist?
Favourite Female Artist?
Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
In my spare time I like to...
Placing second in a National Tribute Contest with my family band
The Canadian I admire most is...
What is your definition of a Canadian Idol?
Someone who never gives up, and through determination achieves excellence and is recognized for it througout Canada.
Aside from making the top 30, what has been your favourite moment at Canadian Idol so far?
Meeting the people, crew and contestants
Who is your most favourite judge and why?
Farley, I feel like I connected with him at my Ottawa audition.
Who is your least favourite judge and why?
I love them all!
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Do it! You never know until you try.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
Who was your favourite American Idol?
Clay all the way
Favourite hockey team?
Favourite TV Show?
Canadian Idol, of course, or C.S.I.
The best place in Canada is...
Kingston, of course.