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

From breaking a bone to breaking major news, it's been a busy week for Kris Allen.

The American Idol Season 8 champion was hospitalized yesterday after a car accident, as the singer's mother Tweeted a photo of her son in traction, including with it the following caption:

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Last night's American Idol results show featured what many would consider another surprising elimination. Were you in favor of who voters sent home?

But do you know what did not come as a surprise to any veteran viewer of this Fox hit? That former champion Kris Allen took to the stage that made him famous and impressed once again, this time with the debut of his latest single, "The Vision of Love."

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In a video that showed off his musical range and ability, Kris Allen treated fans to an acoustic version of "Alright with Me" this week. Listen to it NOW.

Below, the American Idol champion has returned with another fun single, as he's taken the much-maligned, Kara DioGuardi-written victory anthem, "No Boundaries," and also set it to just a guitar.

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He's not flashy like Adam Lambert, and he hasn't collected countless awards like Carrie Underwood.

But Kris Allen has done just fine for himself as an American Idol alum, relying on his good looks, strong voice and incredible guitar-playing ability to carry him through.

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Adam Lambert may receive more attention, but let's not forget:

Kris Allen won the eighth season of American Idol. The singer hasn't gone on to huge success, though fans can take solace in this fact: he isn't Taylor Hicks, either. Expect Allen to stick around the music scene for years to come.

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Over the last couple years, American Idol has made impressive use of its forum to raise money for important cause with its Idol Gives Back special.

That event will take place again on April 21. But Kris Allen and Fox will help bring attention to the victims of the earthquake in Haiti long before that.

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During his appearance on The View last week, Adam Lambert wondered about the public's fascination with his raunchy American Music Awards performance. He asked: was it really that big of a deal?

Over the weekend, Lambert's close friend and former competitor, Kris Allen, echoed that sentiment. After all, Adam's antics didn't take him by surprise at all.

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