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Background- He impressed hi s fans and critics with his song so much, that Kalan Porter was declared the second winner of the reality television series Canadian Idol.

Right now his albums are receiving favorable reviews and praises and is rocking the music world. "After a year of college, do I need to take a year off and think about what I'm doing with the rest of my life? I knew it had to be something music related", Kalan remembers. "I'd always been around music, either with my family, classical violin lessons or playing around Medicine Hat in a duo, it was always there. It had to be a part of my life." Richard Kalan Porter won the Canadian Idol, when he defeated other contestants, in the year 2004, on September 16. For the first time in the history, of Canadian Idol, Porter featured never in the bottom 2's or 3's in the show. In addition to the winning, Porter has also been nicknamed as "The Little Prince" by Zack Werner, who was the judge at the Canadian Idol, because Porter resembled to the title character of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, which is a children book with the same name. x

Richard Kalan Porter was born in the year 1985 on 11th November in Medicine Hat, Alberta. His family was always into music and so it was quite natural that he developed the passion for music. He released his first single "Awake in a Dream" which was released in the year 2004. The single, till date, became one of the best selling debut single. It was also certified as 8x Platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association in the same year. On November, in the same year, he released his debut album "219 Days". In the first week itself, the album reached at number four on the Canadian charts. The title of the album, that is "219 Days", actually means, the number of days from his first audition to the release of his debut CD. The album, too, has been certified 2x Platinum. His fan base is generally known as the "Kalanadians", which is a blend of the words Kalan and Canadian. In the year 2005, he toured whole of Canada and also across it and all of the tickets for the show sold out.
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According to Perry Alexander "Kalan is a creative force in the studio, he's musically mature and full of unique ideas. It's easy to work with an artist with such a clear vision of who they are and what they want to sound like".

In the year 2006, he was nominated for Juno Award in the following categories- Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for 219 Days, and Pop Album of the Year. A list of song performances are "The House of the Rising Sun", "I Can Only Imagine", "Born to Be Wild", "Awake in a Dream", "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (U2), "Nature Boy (song)", "Moon River", "The Way You Look Tonight", "Long Train Running", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Still","Paint It Black", "House of the Rising Sun","Born to Be Wild" and "Lady"

The tracks of his debut album "219 Days" are Praeludium and Allegro, She's So Dangerous, I Don't Wanna Miss You, Single (second single), In Spite of It All (third single), Awake in a Dream (first single), Lucky Day, After All, How Many Roads, Unconditional, Until You, And We Drive (with Randy Bachman), My Sweet One and Bonus Track - True Colours (with Theresa Sokyrka)