Daughtry /ˈdɔːtri/ is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006 and reached number one on the Billboard 200. The album went on to sell more than four million copies in the United States, and has been certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA. Daughtry was also named the best selling album of 2007 by Billboard, becoming the fastest-selling debut rock album in Soundscan history.[2] The album produced four top 20 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, including top five hits "It's Not Over" and "Home".

The band's second album, Leave This Town, was released in July 2009 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming Daughtry's second number one album in the United States. To date, Leave This Town has sold over 1.3 million copies in the United States and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. The album's lead single, "No Surprise," became the band's fifth top-20 hit on the Hot 100. Their third studio album, Break the Spell was released in November 2011 and debuted within the top ten on the Billboard 200 chart. The album has been certified Gold by the RIAA. Daughtry's fourth studio album, Baptized was released on November 19, 2013 and debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 chart, selling approximately 90,000 units. To date, Daughtry has sold over 8 million albums and over 30 million digital tracks in the U.S.[3]



Daughtry is the self-titled debut studio album by American rock band Daughtry, the band formed and fronted by American Idol fifth season finalist Chris Daughtry.a It was released on November 21, 2006, by RCA Records.
"Home" is a 2007 song by American rock band Daughtry from their self-titled debut album.
What About Now
"What About Now" is the seventh single from American rock band Daughtry's self titled debut album.
It's Not Over
"It's Not Over" is the debut single for American rock band Daughtry, taken from their self titled debut studio album.

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Never idle Daughtry set for theme park splash
  –  March 1, 2018
Upbeat Daughtry is a confusing juxtaposition in a society that interprets post-grunge's distorted guitars as an S.O.S. signal from a tortured soul. "Sometimes it's OK to be funny and still be taken seriously," he says. "I thought, 'man, people don't know ...
Daughtry among state Music HOF inductees
  –  March 30, 2018
Chris Daughtry, the Roanoke Rapids native who grew up in Lasker, and a 2006 American Idol contestant, is among seven new inductees added to the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The Kannapolis-based hall of fame will celebrate its 10th annual induction ...
Daughtry tour features new bluesy tunes, fan favorites
  –  March 28, 2018
It went platinum and became the top selling album of the year. Since then, Daughtry's received four Grammy Award nominations and earned four American Music Awards. As a teen, Chris Daughtry remembers hanging out with a friend who played guitar.
Daughtry talks music career, proud moments, future and longevity
  –  March 28, 2018
Chris Daughtry, the front-man of the rock group Daughtry, sat down and chatted with Digital Journal. He discussed his plans for 2018, his proudest moments, the key to longevity in music, and the digital transformation of the music business. On performing ...
Daughtry to perform at The Stanley
  –  March 27, 2018
“Fans will enjoy songs from Daughtry’s earlier days, as well as his new music.” The band’s first self-titled album, “Daughtry,” soared to number one on the Billboard 200, became the fastest selling record in Soundscan history, and reached ...
Daughtry to play Thursday at the Stanley
  –  March 27, 2018
“I was always around (music) most of my life,” Chris Daughtry said. “I started getting really, really into the whole '90s grunge era — and not necessarily grunge but just alternative in general.” Years later, Daughtry headed an eponymous band ...
Daughtry brings cadre of hits to Palace Theatre
  –  March 15, 2018
Daughtry followers will have to wait a while to hear the band's new music from the yet-untitled album, but they'll at least get a sampling at the concerts. “We'll be playing from all five albums, including our personal favorites,” the band leader says.
Music Review: Daughtry
  –  March 15, 2018
LITTLE ROCK — Daughtry’s Friday night concert at Verizon Arena was just like the title of their recent hit: “No Surprise.” Sure, there were some flickering lights, fierce bangs and fiery blasts. But for its first arena headlining tour, the five ...
Daughtry joins 2018 fair concert series lineup
  –  February 14, 2018
In the past, fair organizers have typically booked one Christian music act for Sunday evening. This year, Ambrosen said Casting Crowns is "a band, like Daughtry, that we wanted to book" and they happened to be available on a Monday evening instead of the ...