25 Things You Don’t Know About Me: Gavin DeGraw

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Singer Gavin DeGraw arrives at the American Music Awards, in Los Angeles, California, on November 20, 2011 VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images

Gavin DeGraw, 35, (his new album, Sweeter, is out now. DWTS airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m. and Tuesdays at 9 p.m.), shares the 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly.

1. I got stung by a dead bee once.

2. I enjoy the smell of black cherry pipe tobacco.

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3. I once split my pants right up the middle when I was on stage. #embarrassing

4. My first kiss was my camp counselor's little sister. Don't worry — she was my age!

5. I had an economy car in high school.

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6. A bath is heads and shoulders above a shower, as long as you shower off afterward.

7. Firm pillows bug me.

8. I'm dynamite on the grill.

9. I love Bing Crosby's Christmas album.

10. I used to sneak my guitar into jobs to secretly write songs.

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11. I feel bad about losing my dad's dog tags.

12. My favorite acting performance is Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday in Tombstone.

13. My great-grandpa Burnsie taught dirty dancing in the Catskills back in the day, just like Patrick Swayze.

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14. My favorite color is green, but oddly, my favorite season is fall, when that color disappears.

15. I never mastered Lincoln Logs. All my cabins looked more like campfires.

16. I once had a job walking dogs.

17. Best soup of all time? Tomato!

18. I fell asleep on a bulldozer, engine running.

19. I thought I had pretty good taste when I was in high school.

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20. I prefer traveling the country in my tour bus.

21. I love the original Dunkin' Donut (the one with the handle for dunking).

22. My prized possession is my 1967 Shelby Mustang.

23. I used to play the piano so hard my fingertips would bleed.

24. I did my first professional show at the age of 15.

25. I got a speeding ticket on the way to the prom. It cost me more than the limo.

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