Richard Kalan Porter (born November 11, 1985) is a singer-songwriter from Medicine Hat, Alberta, and the winner of the reality television series Canadian Idol in season 2. He started to sing at an early age and is classically trained, playing several instruments, most notably, the violin and viola. He writes and arranges violin solos for many of his songs. Porter's first single "Awake in a Dream" is the best selling debut single for a Canadian artist to date and has been certified 8x Platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. He is also the highest selling solo Canadian Idol singer. He currently is a student of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Porter grew up on a buffalo ranch outside of Medicine Hat, Alberta. He is a classically trained musician. His mother used to take him to music lessons saying that one day he'll thank her, and he has said that he now thanksЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- 219 Days [23.11.2004, альбом]
- Awake in a Dream [2005, сингл]
- Wake Up Living [28.08.2007, альбом]