Allison Iraheta in Latina Magazine: Life is Good!

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Allison Iraheta has been off American Idol for almost a full year now, but the singer tells the latest issue of Latina magazine that life is better than ever.

"I don’t have to step onto a stage and get judge every week. Now I get to do my own songs and talk to my fans," she said. "There are all these girls writing my on Twitter... saying [they] love songs like ‘Scars’ because they can totally relate to what I’m singing about. Things are really good right now.”

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Iraheta will tour this summer with Adam Lambert, who has nothing but amazing things to say about his friend:

“She’s so freaking talented... The first time I heard her album, I was in a car with the windows down and I was just dancing and rocking out to it. It’s going to take some time, but she’ll get there.”

And where is that place? Allison hopes it's a level of accomplishment where she's recognized for being herself, not for having starred on the most popular show on TV.

“I don’t want people to see me and immediately think, ‘Oh, that’s the girl with the red hair who was on American Idol. I want them to say, ‘That’s Allison Iraheta. She’s a great artist who makes real music and has something to say - and she rocks.”


Radio stations were either raSists or bigGots. Simon was, too.


The Stores are still not selling her albums. Jive Record please do something.
This new artist needs a little help so the sales of her album could be HOT!!
Allison has the voice, but she needs help from the musical business.


Allison is a ROCKER. TO BAD I will not see on Tour.


She looks so beutiful on this picture. She is a ROCKER


Allison is so brilliant, very talented. I hope one day she will have her own show or movy. I will paid what ever it cost is so I can see her.


Allison has an amazing voice and she is very talented. Please play her songs on the radios.


Can't wait for Adam & Allison
to ROCK IT this summer!


Allison you look absolutely beautiful!
Wishing you a HAPPY 18th BIRTHDAY!!!


Allison Iraheta Biography

Allison Iraheta, American Idol
Allison Iraheta finished fourth on season eight of American Idol. She's only 16 years old. This Los Angeles native has appeared in a few... More »
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