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    • On May 20, 2009 Kris Allen became the winner of American Idol Season 8.

    • Kris thinks the scariest part of American Idol is knowing whether or not you're going home.

    • Kris doesn't want to redo any moments in his life because he believes you learn from your mistakes.

    • Kris would love to sing "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan on American Idol.

    • Kris' favorite American Idol judge is Paula Abdul because he says she seems nice.

    • Kris doesn't like to sing in front of really small groups.

    • If Kris could change one thing about himself, he would want chest hair.

    • Kris' musical influences are Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Garth Brooks.

    • If Kris had 24 hours to do anything he wanted he would hike up a really tall mountain and look out over the ocean.

    • If Kris could meet anyone in the world, he wants to meet Will Smith the most.

    • Kris' favorite American Idol winner is Kelly Clarkson.

    • The first concert Kris attended was a Reba McEntire concert.

    • When Kris was younger he wanted to be a taxi driver.

    • Kris' parents' names are Kim and Neil.

    • Kris tried out for American Idol because his brother was trying out too and wanted Kris to come with him.

    • Kris has one less rib from getting surgery.

    • To relax Kris enjoys reading.

    • If Paul McCartney were a celebrity judge on American Idol Kris would freak out. Also, if Kris could perform with any person or group it would be Paul McCartney.

    • Kris thinks a rock week on American Idol would be the most challenging for him.

    • If Kris had to pick a stage name it would be K-Sizzle.

    • Kris auditioned for American Idol Season 8 in Louisville, Kentucky. He sang "A Song For You" by Leon Russell, and his audition number was 25439.

    • Song List:


      "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson on February 25, 2009.


      "Remember The Time" by Michael Jackson on March 10, 2009.


      "To Make You Feel My Love" by Garth Brooks on March 17, 2009.


      "How Sweet It Is" by Marvin Gaye on March 25, 2009.


      "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers on March 31, 2009.


      "All She Wants to Do Is Dance" by Don Henley on April 7, 2009.

      "Falling Slowly" by Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova on April 14, 2009.


      "She Works Hard For The Money" by Donna Summer on April 21, 2009.

      "The Way You Look Tonight" written by Jerome Kern on April 28, 2009.


      "Come Together" by The Beatles and "Renegade" by Styx (duet with Danny Gokey) on May 5, 2009.

      "Apologize" by OneRepublic and "Heartless" by Kanye West on May 12, 2009.


      "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers, "What's Going On?" by Marvin Gaye, and "No Boundaries" written by Kara DioGuardi on May 19, 2009.

    • Kris has been singing since he was around 7 or 8 and playing guitar since he was 13.

    • Kris thinks his friends would be surprised that he owns a Kris Kross album. Also, Kris Kross' "Makes Me Wanna Jump" would be Kris' theme song to opening up on stage because they spell their names the same.

    • Before Kris performs he prays and stretches.

    • Kris' proudest moment was when he married his wife, and his most embarrassing moment was when he walked down the street with toilet paper hanging out of his pants.

    • If Kris couldn't sing, he'd like to be more athletic.

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