Chris Daughtry: Singing with the Bulls

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You've heard of running with the bulls in Spain, right? Looks like Chris Daughtry will soon be singing with them. The press release below explains:

STAMFORD, Conn. (December 27, 2006) - VERSUS and the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) today announced that Chris Daughtry, lead singer of the chart-topping rock group, Daughtry and American Idol finalist, will be performing Saturday, January 6, at the VERSUS Invitational presented by Amp’d Mobile from Madison Square Garden.

Chris Daughtry: Singing with the Bulls

The VERSUS Invitational kicks off the 2007 season of the PBR Built Ford Tough Series presented by Wrangler and this special performance will take place during intermission at the event, which begins at 2 p.m. ET. Daughtry’s performance will be part of the exclusive VERSUS telecast on January 6 at 7:30 p.m.

“Daughtry is an exciting addition to the VERSUS Invitational and a great cross-over platform for the network,” said Bill Bergofin, Senior Vice President of Marketing at VERSUS. “Music is an important aspect of the sports experience and the group’s album is currently at the top of Billboard's rock chart."

Daughtry, a North Carolina native, rose to stardom on the last season of American Idol. Since releasing the self-titled album in November of 2006, it has risen to the top of the rock charts. In addition to performing at the event, will feature exclusive footage from Daughtry’s performance and other never-before-seen footage.

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