Chris Daughtry: American Idol Was the 'Best Thing That Ever Happened' to My Career

Chris Daughtry isn’t quite convinced American Idol is really coming to an end.

“They’re probably going to bring the original judges back. It’s going to be the biggest viewing they’ve ever had. And they’re going to renew the season,” the season 5 alum told PEOPLE at the Ant-Man premiere in California.

Chris Daughtry Lands a Role in Fox's Scripted Series Studio City

His American Idol story didn’t quite go as planned, but now Chris Daughtry is returning to Fox with a different kind of script in hand.

Taylor Swift, Hayden Panettiere to Present at the American Music Awards

Los Angeles, and the rest of America, will enjoy a taste of Nashville when the lights go down at the Nokia Theater this Sunday for the 2013 American Music Awards.

Taylor Swift and Hayden Panettiere – the Nashville-bred singer and ABC’s Nashville star – will be among the presenters at the show, PEOPLE has learned.

Chris Daughtry, Dave Grohl and Emma Roberts will also take the stage to present at the ceremony, which brings together the top-selling musical artists across all genres.

Listen to Daughtry's New Album, Baptized

Daughtry’s new album, Baptized isn’t being released till Nov. 19, but the band is giving fans the chance to listen to it online a week early.

The album, which features the singles “Waiting for Superman” and “Long Live Rock & Roll,” is being streamed on Vh1, but you can listen to it right here!

It’s the first new music from the band (which has undergone some lineup changes) in two years.

Chris Daughtry: The Twins Have Mastered Potty Training

“Addy was quick to get it and Noah didn’t care,” says the musician. “He was like, ‘I’ll just put a diaper on, whatever.’”

Chris Daughtry Shares His Tips for Keeping Fit on the Road

In September, Chris Daughtry turned heads when he Tweeted a shirtless photo of himself after a 23 lb. weight loss. Since releasing the photo, Daughtry has kept the pounds off – and even built more muscle, thanks partially to the large home gym on his 45-acre estate in rural North Carolina where he works out “almost every day.”

But what happens when he goes on the road?

Chris Daughtry Shares a Shirtless Photo, Tweets About Health Regimen

Hottie with the body!

Rocker Chris Daughtry has been hitting the gym – and has some major muscles to show for it.

Earlier this week, the rocker Tweeted a shirtless photo of himself, writing, “Just left the gym! After 5 yrs of neglect, I’m PUMPED to see AB’s again! Hard work and commitment is paying off!”

PHOTO: Chris Daughtry Shows Off Twins

Chris Daughtry gave the world a glimpse of his tiny twins in a Twitter posting Monday, telling his followers, “I’m SO in love!”

Just a week before Thanksgiving, the rocker and wife Deanna welcomed the babies – named Adalynn Rose and Noah James – via surrogate.

Chris Daughtry Welcomes Fraternal Twins

It’s double trouble for Chris Daughtry.

The rocker and wife Deanna welcomed fraternal twins on Wednesday morning, Nov. 17, he announced via his Web site.

Daughter Adalynn Rose arrived at 11:06 a.m. weighing 6 lbs, 5 oz., while son Noah James followed at 11:25 a.m. weighing in at 5 lbs, 5 oz.

“Our family is overwhelmed with joy by these two precious gifts from God,” Daughtry, 30, said. “The babies are both healthy and resting. Thanks to everyone for their love and prayers.”

Twins on the Way for Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry and his wife, Deanna, are expecting twins via surrogate, the rocker announced on his Web site Monday.

“Deanna and I are overjoyed about this double blessing,” Daughtry, 30, said in the statement. “Thank you for your expressions of love and support and for respecting for our privacy during this special time.”

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