Congratulations to all of "The Next GAC Star" finalists! Now that they've been chosen, we thought you'd like to know a little bit about them.
Meet Tyler Barham:
Tyler Barham resides in Florence, Mont. and was named the "Montana Idol" in February 2008. He has aspired to be a professional country singer since he was nine years old. A recent high-school graduate, he hopes to leave his current job at Hot Stuff Pizza and head to Nashville. Tyler dreams of walking in the footsteps of leading music inspiration Garth Brooks.
Name: Tyler Blake Barham
Hometown/Home State: Florence, Montana
Born: March 21, 1990
Occupation: Hot Stuff Pizza
Single or Married: Single
Musical style: Passionate, Powerful, Smooth, Strong, Entertaining
Musical instruments: Guitar
Favorite artists: Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Craig Morgan, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Clint Black
Favorite songs to perform: "We Rode In Trucks," "Something About A Woman," "What Was I Thinking"
Favorite songs to listen to: "Love Don't Live Here," "Trying To Stop Your Leaving," "Unanswered Prayers"
First public performance: Glenrock, WY Talent Show. I performed in that talent show for six straight years after that.
I first knew I wanted to be a singer? When I was 9 years old I was singing in the car with my mom and brother and that's when I decided.
Dream singing partner: Taylor Swift