Daughtry is a rock band from the McLeansville, North Carolina formed by former American Idol contestant, Chris Daughtry
, in 2006. Their self-titled debut album was released on November 21, 2006 by RCA and 19 Entertainment. Chris Daughtry (born December 26, 1979) is an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He was the fourth-place finalist on the highly publicized fifth season of American Idol, eliminated from the competition on May 10, 2006.