Chris Sligh

Chris Sligh

Chris Sligh, born in 1978, is a singer, songwriter and producer who was previously on the tv show American Idol. He was in the 6th season of American Idol, and placed in 10th.

About Chris Sligh

Charles Christopher 'Chris' Sligh (born July 20, 1978) is an American singer; songwriter and producer who was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol, finishing in tenth place. He also starred in 'October Baby.' Sligh was born in Madison, Tennessee to Chuck and Susan Sligh, Baptist Missionaries to American military servicemen. The family moved to Durham, North Carolina when Sligh was three years old but soon moved to Wiesbaden, Germany; where Chuck ministered to American troops. Chuck Sligh is an accomplished guitarist and passed his love of music to his three sons, of whom Sligh is the eldest. Although Sligh has been singing since high school he grew up listening only to classical music in a regimented upbringing. Sligh began his college study in pre-law at Pensacola Christian College in Florida, Sligh transferred in his sophomore year to Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina intending to major in music.

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