American Idol announced its season eight premiere date this week - circle your calendar for January 13, fans! - but the focus is still largely on the show's most recent winner, David Cook.
He releases his debut album on November 18 and has been spotted out with girlfriend Kimberly Caldwell. Life ain't shabby for the crooner.
Regarding fame since his American Idol victory, Cook recently told Entertainment Weekly:
"I still feel like that awkward musician; I think I always will. That's a huge component of me staying kind of humbled and grounded about the whole thing: I get the flimsiness of it. I get that it could all go away...I've got guys that I'm playing with that I love to death, and I'm playing music that I think we all really get into, and as long as we've got that and a place to play, I'm good."