Kris Allen can hardly believe he won the new American Idol trophy. Many Adam Lambert fans had the same reaction.
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A basic photo of the American Idol finalists. Soon after this, Kris Allen was crowned champion.
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Pardon the smoke. But it was very cool to watch Kris Allen and Adam Lambert both rock out with Queen on "We Are the Champions."
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This is a pretty cool picture. Look how thrilled Kris Allen is to be named American Idol. And look how truly happy Adam Lambert looks to be for him.
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They may seem friendly in this photograph, but Adam Lambert and Kris Allen are the final two contestants on season eight of American Idol. We assume they're silently cursing one another.
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Sorry, Danny Gokey. This walk to the stage, with Adam Lambert and Kris Allen, was your final one ever on American Idol.
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Kris Allen and Danny Gokey tried to rock out together to "Renegade" by Styx. This really isn't the proper genre for the duo, however.
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Rock songs aren't really Kris Allen's strong suit. Hard to blame the guy for a less-than-stellar performance of Kris Allen performs "Come Together" by The Beatles.
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Kris Allen kicked off Rat Pack night with "The Way You Look Tonight." It was another great performed by this finalist.
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Kris Allen smiles for the camera during BritWeek 2009. It's an event American Idol finalists attend every year.
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Say hello to the final five finalists on American Idol. They attempted the annual BritWeek prior to competing against one another.
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This was our favorite performance of disco night. Kris Allen totally mixed up the arrangement on "She Works Hard for the Money."
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Kris Allen Biography

Kris Allen, American Idol Photo Kris Allen won season eight of American Idol! Dude has major talent! The singer auditioned in Louisville, Kentucky originally, choosing... More »
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Kris Allen