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James Durbin gets into the holiday spirit, rocker style

Add James Durbin to the list of Idols helping us get into the holiday spirit, even if Thanksgiving hasn’t arrived yet. Yesteday, James and his band released a kick-butt version of “Santa Claus is Back in Town.” Don’t confuse it with “Santa Claus is Coming to...

At height of Twilight mania, an EP from Paul and Nikki

As Twilight mania peaks, it seems like a good time to let American Idol fans know you can download new music from Paul McDonald and wife Nikki Reed. The two released a five-song EP, “The Best Part,” back on Oct. 29. It includes a new version of the Grand-Magnolias-sounding “Now...

A tribute to our veterans, courtesy of Kristy Lee Cook

What better time than the week of Veterans Day to release a video honoring troops who served in the Vietnam War? That’s what Kristy Lee Cook of Season 7 of American Idol has done. The video for her new single, “Ranger Airborne Infantry,” debuted this week. You can watch it...

Colton Dixon announces album name, release date

Colton Dixon never wavered in his long-term goal after American Idol. Regardless of how well he did on the show, he intended to follow up with a contemporary Christian album. The album now has a name: Colton Dixon — A Messenger. And it has an estimated release date: Late...

Phillip Phillips plans concert to help Sandy victims

With a debut album release just around the corner, Phillip Phillips will present a 20-minute online concert later this week to help Hurricane Sandy victims. The show is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday at Stageit. When I checked at about 11:30 a.m. Monday (Nov. 12), about 4,800 tickets remained for the...

Expect a longer wait for a Jessica Sanchez album

For the first time since Season 5, the debut album from the American Idol runner-up will not be available during the holiday shopping season. But there will be a Jessica Sanchez album, the teen told The Hollywood Reporter last week (full interview here). Jessica says she expects to have a single out...

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