Daughtry (IPA: /'d??tri?/) is a rock band from North Carolina, formed and fronted by former American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry in 2006. Their self-titled debut album was released in 2006. The disc reached number one for two non-consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200, outsold Idol winner Taylor Hicks' debut effort, sold more than four million copies and was named the number one selling album of 2007 by Billboard. Their album is also the fastest-selling debut rock album in Soundscan history. The first single from the album, "It's Not Over", was the eighth most played song across all formats on U.S. radio in 2007, and their second single from the album, "Home", was the tenth most played song in the U.S. Of 2007. Life After You" is a song by the band Daughtry, released as the second single from their album Leave This Town. Chris Daughtry wrote the song with Nickelback vocalist Chad Kroeger. Two versions of the original version exist: an album version and a music video version with the crowd cheering at the end.Daughtry (IPA: /'d??tri?/) is a rock band from North Carolina, formed and fronted by former American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry in 2006. Their.