Taylor Hicks
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Taylor Hicks
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Broadway veteran and pop singer Taylor Hicks will be one of the celebrity contestants on FOX's new reality TV show The Choice, according to EW.com.

The series, which will debut on June 7, has real people trying to convince celebrities to go out on a date with them. It will be hosted by Cat Deeley.

In addition to Hicks, the celebrity contestants will be Pauly D, Tyson Beckford, Joe Jonas, Dean Cain, Rob Kardashian, Rocco DiSpirito, Warren Sapp, Finesse Mitchell, Romeo, Jeremy Bloom, Jason Cook, Michael Catherwood, Seth Wescott, Parker Young, Ndamukong Suh, Dr. Robert Nettles, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Rob Gronkowski, Steven Lopez, Carmen Electra, Hope Dworaczyk, Rima Fakih, and Sophie Monk

Hicks was named champion of season five of FOX-TV's American Idol and later played Teen Angel in Grease on both Broadway and the show's national tour. He will play a three-month residency at The Indigo Lounge in Bally's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino beginning June 26.