Adam Paul Nielson Hicks (born November 28, 1992) is an American actor, rapper, singer and songwriter. His first leading role was in How to Eat Fried Worms. He is most notable for playing Luther in the Disney XD series Zeke and Lutherand starring in the Disney Channel Original MovieLemonade Mouth as Wendell "Wen" Gifford. He had a recurring role in the second season ofJonas L.A. as DZ, and now has a co-leading role as the third king, Boz in the Disney XD original series Pair of Kings.
Hicks had a recurring role on Titus and had roles in various movies and television series before playing the lead in How to Eat Fried Worms. He then appeared in Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out? alongside many other Disney Channel stars. In 2009, he grabbed the co-lead role of Luther on Zeke & Luther. In 2011, he starred in Lemonade Mouth as Wendell "Wen" Gifford. He will also be co-starring in Pair of Kings in the third season, replacingMitchel Musso.
Hicks recorded a remake of the MC Hammer song "U Can't Touch This" with fellow Zeke and Luther co-star Daniel Curtis Lee. The music video for the song was shown June 29, 2009 on Disney XD. He made a remix of the song "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry. In late 2010 he wrote and recorded the song "Happy Universal Holidays" with Ryan Newman. In early 2011 he released a song called "Dance For Life" with Drew Seeley for the Disney Channel Original Series Shake It Up, which was featured on Shake It Up: Break It Down. Hicks co-wrote the tracks "Determinate", "Breakthrough" and "Livin' On a High Wire" for Lemonade Mouth. He also did a music video with Chris Brochu called "Burning Up". In most of his songs he intros himself as A-Plus.