Colton Dixon sang "Hanging by a Moment" by Lifehouse for his audition in Nashville and advanced to Hollywood as a result. A senior at...

Are you sitting down, Colton Dixon fans? The seventh-place finisher on American Idol Season 11 has a major announcement to make.

In a new video, the singer says he's been signed by EMI/CMG and will be releasing a new album in the near future. It will include the single "You Are," which Dixon describes here as a "worship song" that he's very excited for supporters to hear.

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Seven finalists. 14 performances.

On last night's American Idol, the remaining contestants sang a pair of tracks each: first, they covered a "Now" single from the year 2000 and beyond. Then, they went with a soul-based "Then" song, tackling artists such as Marvin Gaye and Otis Redding. Relive the latter half of the evening below and then vote on your favorite...

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The American Idol Top Seven performed songs from the last three years last night, and drew mostly praise from the three judges for their contemporary covers.

A couple of singers were still a bit underwhelming, though, making for what should be an interesting, unpredictable results show Thursday evening.

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If you're lost, American Idol viewers, you can look and you will find Colton Dixon. Time after time.

If you fall, music fans, Colton Dixon will catch you. He will be waiting. Time after time.

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Colton Dixon took a bit of the life out of Lifehouse last night.

The American Idol finalist took to the stage and performed a version of "Everything," trying his best to milk emotion from the ballad (and even shedding a few tears after it was over), but really just coming across as - dare we say it? - boring overall.

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With the American Idol top 10 taking the stage again tonight, and with this shaping up to be one of the more hotly-contested seasons to date, it's time for the first THG Power Poll of the season.

Who do you see as the favorite right now?

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American Idol executives have reportedly offered a bit of advice to Colton Dixon, and it's not about his pitch or his song choice or his weekly on-stage outfits.

The season 11 finalist told Today that producers warned him about coming across as overly religious online, fearing this would alienate a segment of viewers.

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Colton Dixon Biography

Colton Dixon on American Idol Colton Dixon sang "Hanging by a Moment" by Lifehouse for his audition in Nashville and advanced to Hollywood as a result. A senior at... More »
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