Kris Allen Performs National Anthem

Kris Allen Performs National Anthem

While a slew of celebrities may attend Los Angeles Lakers games on a nightly basis, how many actually take to the court and perform?

Such was the position in which Kris Allen found himself last night, as the American Idol champion performed the National Anthem prior to Game Two of the NBA Finals.

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Kris Allen Goes to Disneyworld

Looks like Adam Lambert isn't the only American Idol finalist to go public with a new friend this week.

Kris Allen spent May 29 at Disneyworld, serenading Minnie Mouse and putting on a performance for thousands of fans in attendance.

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Adam Lambert and Kris Allen on NBC's The Today Show

Adam Lambert and Kris Allen on NBC's The Today Show

American Idol’s Kris Allen and Adam Lambert stopped in on the Today Show yesterday in New York City to answer a few questions, and more importantly, perform a few songs.

Allen went with his instantly classic “Heartless," along with “No Boundaries," while Lambert sang “Mad World.”

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Kris Allen is Really, Really Nice

Kris Allen is Really, Really Nice

As much as any other American Idol fan displeased with this season's outcome, we thought Adam Lambert should have been crowned champion.

But our effusive praise of the unique singer was never meant to disparage winner Kris Allen.

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American Idol Recap: Adam Lambert vs. Kris Allen

American Idol Recap: Adam Lambert vs. Kris Allen

Two finalists. Three songs each. One final night of performances.

American Idol will crown its eighth champion tonight. But, first, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen each had a few chances to leave viewers with a winning impression. Let's review each finalist's renditions from last night...

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Adam Lambert and Kris Allen Face Media, Each Other

Adam Lambert and Kris Allen Face Media, Each Other

Adam Lambert and Kris Allen take on each other in tonight's American Idol finale.

The day before this monumental showdown, however, the pair of finalists faced the media together. Here's a summary of the responses they gave a series of journalists outside Hollywood's Nokia Theatre...

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Kris Allen is "Heartless," Incredible

Kris Allen is "Heartless," Incredible

Wow.

We'll publish a detailed recap of the final three performance show on American Idol tomorrow, but we couldn't wait another second to shower praise on one of tonight's performances.

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Spotted: American Idol Finalists at BritWeek

Spotted: American Idol Finalists at BritWeek

It's an American Idol tradition, on par with receiving criticism from Simon Cowell and smiling through Paula Abdul's jibberish.

Each year, the show's finalists attend BritWeek, an event created by producer Nigel Lythgoe. The event celebrates the link between Great Britain and the Los Angeles area.

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New American Idol Finalists Speak Out

New American Idol Finalists Speak Out

Allison Iraheta, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen are officially household names.

This trio of aspiring singers were named to the finals on season eight of American Idol last week. Let's get to know each crooner a bit better.

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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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