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Kris Allen

Kris Allen
Born: Jun 21, 1985 in Conway, AR
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Genre: Folk, Pop/Rock, Country
Biography: Although not the first contestant to play his own instrument on American Idol, Kris Allen benefitted more than most from the experience, and his coffeehouse singer/songwriter vibe earned him a first place finish in 2009. Pitted against powerhouse vocalist Adam Lambert during the show's finale, Allen ...Read full biography
Thank You Camellia
Released: 2012
Label: RCA
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Kris Allen very well may have been the nicest person to ever win American Idol, a distinction that doesn't necessarily guarantee a fruitful recording career. He was not helped in the slightest by being ...Read full review
Kris Allen
Released: 2009
Label: Jive
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If you didn’t pay close attention to American Idol Season 8, you can be forgiven for thinking that Kris Allen came in second to Adam Lambert. After all, Lambert is the one who grabbed all the headlines ...Read full review
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