“American Idol” Video Retrospective Of The Auditions Of Past ‘AI’ Winners (page 8)
Season 8: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kris Allen[/lastfm]
Arkansas-raised hunk and singer-songwriter, Kris Allen, was sort of the unexpected winner when paired with the more theatrical Adam Lambert in the finale.
While his win was considered controversial because of alleged vote tampering, Allen undoubtedly has talent and star-quality with Allen’s self-titled début album releasing at #11 on the U.S. Billboard 200.