(Getty)Kris Allen is a first time dad. The American Idol winner and his wife, Katy Allen, welcomed their first child, son Oliver Neil Allen, on Tuesday, July 30.
“Happy day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people,” the singer tweeted yesterday afternoon. A rep for the couple revealed to People that baby Oliver weighed 7 Ibs., 7 oz., and that both "mom and baby are doing great." Allen, 28, revealed back in January that the couple (who are high school sweethearts) were...Read Full Story
From left: Season 7 winner David Cook; Season 8 winner Kris Allen; Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze; Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery; and Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. (Photos by Getty Images)Last week we asked our readers to choose the greatest White Guy with a Guitar (WGWG) who's won American Idol, and after more than a thousand votes, Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery came out on top.Thanks to Scotty's active online fans, he won 58 percent of the vote, crushing David Cook, Kris Allen, and...Read Full Story
While Adam Lambert is trying to build up hype for his interview in Rolling Stone in which he almost assuredly comes out of the closet, Kris Allen apparently didn't get the memo, telling People magazine that he's met Lambert's boyfriend Drake LaBry, and thinks he's just swell.Speaking to People, Allen says the two are a good fit for one another: "I think he's happier that he can be himself and it's nice," Allen says of Lambert, 27, stepping out with his friend Drake LaBry. "Adam is who he is...Read Full Story
Kris Allen appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly, and kept up the affable, low-key demeanor that won him America's hearts.The Arkansas-born singer and winner of American idol kept it cool, talking about his win and his future goals.You can see a video of it below: The Searched is a list of the most searched for people on the Internet, written in real-time. Check in every day, all day and find out who's being searched for -- and why. Think of it as a glimpse into the Internet's brain...Read Full Story
Celebrities pose for photos in the press room at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles after the "American Idol" grand finale. Kris Allen was crowned America's newest idol. (Photo by Photo Agency)Adam Lambert's theatrical performances and wide vocal range may have been the hot topics of this American Idol season, but in the end, it was Kris Allen who took home the winning title. Last night, Allen said he was "shocked" that America voted him victorious, graciously acknowledging the impressive...Read Full Story
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