Kris Allen

Allen in 2009 Kristopher Neil Allen (born June 21, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter from Conway, Arkansas, and the winner of the eighth season of ''American Idol''.

Prior to ''Idol'', he self-released a 2007 album, ''Brand New Shoes''.

Allen's ''Idol'' coronation song, "No Boundaries" and his version of "Heartless" both charted within the Top 20 of the ''Billboard'' Hot 100. Allen's post-''Idol'' self-titled album was released on November 17, 2009, by Jive Records. The album debuted at number 11 on the U.S. ''Billboard'' 200. The album's lead single, "Live Like We're Dying", was released on September 21, 2009, and peaked at number 18 in the U.S. with combined sales of over 1.7 million. Allen's second major-label album ''Thank You Camellia'' was released on May 22, 2012, and the lead single "The Vision of Love" was released March 26, 2012.

Allen released his fifth studio album, ''Letting You In,'' on March 18, 2016. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 2009