Kris Allen Recent News



Ryan Seacrest and Show Veterans React to ‘American Idol’ Cancellation

Fox announced that season 15 of American Idol will be the final installation of the iconic singing competition. Friends and family of Idol chimed in on social media and beyond in reaction to the unfortunate news.

Mia Lardiere | May 11, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Celebrity Twitter Chatter: Liam Panye, Josh Groban, Nicki Minaj and More!

We’ve rounded up some of the best celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours.

Liam Payne wants you to get away from his house, Josh Groban is happy that it is Tuesday, Nicki Minaj is BUSY, plus more fascinating celeb twitter posts and words of wisdom below.

Michael Prieve | April 8, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Kris Allen Gets Injured In New Year’s Day Car Accident, Announces He’s Expecting First Child (PHOTO)

American Idol season eight winner Kris Allen was injured in a head-on car collision on New Year’s Day, leaving the singer with a broken arm.

“From Kris: he’s in a lot of pain, arm broke, may not play guitar for a while. Prayers welcome please!” his mother Kimberly (who was also in the…

Laura Franco | January 2, 2013 - 8:43 am

Celebuzz & Cause Creative Hit the HALO Awards Red Carpet! (VIDEO)

Young Hollywood doing good!

Celebuzz’s pals at Cause Creative attended Nickelodeon’s HALO awards in Hollywood (which spotlights young individuals making a charitable impact in their communities), and chatted with a number of stars about the charity work they’re involved with.

From HALO Awards founder Nick Cannon, to American Idol winner Kris

Amanda Hasaka | November 6, 2011 - 11:30 am

Adam Lambert: Exposed on VH1’s ‘Behind the Music’ (Video)

It may look like a friendly competition, but while their lives are being portrayed to the public, some aspiring American Idol contestants are in a battle with their identity behind the scenes. 

In VH1’s Behind the MusicAdam Lambert is ready to expose what went on while he was rising to stardom. The singer admits…

| July 29, 2011 - 9:00 pm

PHOTO GALLERY: Inside the 2009 AMAs

Couldn’t score a ticket to this year’s American Music Awards? Don’t sweat it; Celebuzz is giving you an insider’s view of tonight’s ceremony, with a big, juicy, sumptuous, lip-smacking photo gallery featuring Rihanna, Lady GaGa, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, Kris Allen and more!
What are you waiting for? Dive in! …

Celebuzz | November 22, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Adam Lambert Talks Gaga, Britney Spears

Adam Lambert caught up with Idolator at Wednesday night’s Hot In Hollywood party, where he was named “Glam God Of The Year,” and he dished out some juice!
On working with Lady GaGa:

“You know it’s really just an energy thing. Doing all these songs, different producers, different writers, it’s always a…

Betsy Waldman | November 20, 2009 - 6:30 am

VIDEO: Kris Allen “Live Like We’re Dying” Music Video Premiere

With so much Adam Lambert news in the last couple months, we’ve been dying to hear what American Idol winner Kris Allen has been working on!
Today, Kris debuted the music video for “Live Like We’re Dying,” the first single off his debut album.

Betsy Waldman | November 6, 2009 - 10:35 am

New Music From Kris Allen!

With all the recent Adam Lambert news, we’ve been dying to hear what American Idol winner Kris Allen is up to!
The adorable singer performed at the Miami Dolphins tailgate party on Sunday and premiered three new songs and an arrangement of Britney Spears “Hit Me Baby One More Time.”
Check them out…

Betsy Waldman | October 26, 2009 - 12:27 pm

PHOTO GALLERY: Kris Allen Touches Down

Maybe if that whole singing thing doesn’t work out, Kris Allen can take up a career in professional football.
The American Idol winner goofed around and mugged it up at Land Shark Stadium in Miami on Friday, prior to his performance at the Miami Dolphins tailgate party.
Check out the photo gallery and…

Celebuzz | October 23, 2009 - 4:00 pm

VIDEO: Kris Allen Talks About His Upcoming Album

With his debut album set to drop on November 17, American Idol winner Kris Allen sat down to talk about the record and what he hoped to accomplish with it.
Allen says that he hopes that his debut will prove that he’s not just a golden throat, but a top-rate songwriter:


Celebuzz | October 23, 2009 - 6:00 am

VIDEO: Kris Allen Does Britney Spears

Very few singers can make a song their own like American Idol winner Kris Allen (if you don’t believe us, click here).
The singer proved his interpretive prowess once again at the Q102 Bosom Ball for Breast Awareness in Cincinnati on Wednesday, busting out an acoustic version of Britney Spears’ 1998 breakthrough single, “…Baby…

Celebuzz | October 16, 2009 - 7:00 am

Kris Allen Is Pulling for Ellen DeGeneres

Count Kris Allen among the people who have confidence in Ellen DeGeneres’ ability to fill Paula Abdul’s judging shoes on American Idol.
The Idol winner tells PopEater that he has every reason to believe that the comedienne/talk-show host can rise to the occasion, noting,

“Ellen is a good fit for the show.

Celebuzz | September 29, 2009 - 7:30 am

Sneak Peek of Kris Allen’s New Single!

Kris Allen fans, it’s your lucky day!
The alleged debut single from the American Idol winner has leaked. Well, 23 seconds have leaked. But that’s better than nothing, right?
The song is a cover of The Script’s “Live Like We’re Dying” and Kris has told the press that it will be available for…

Celebuzz | September 17, 2009 - 2:30 pm

VIDEO: David Cook, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen Get Their Mac On

A veritable Mount Rushmore of pop music assembled on the stage of Good Morning America’s concert series on Friday morning, as American Idol alumnae David Cook, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen joined musical forces to shock and awe the audience.
As Cook and his band tore into the Fleetwood Mac classic “Little Lies,” the…

Celebuzz | August 7, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Kris Allen Refuses to Engage in Media Duel With Adam Lambert

If you’re hoping for a feud between American Idol winner Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert, you’re out of luck.
Allen graciously asserts that, despite the fact that Lambert seems to be getting all the attention these days, he’s totally not stealing Allen’s thunder.
Read on for the totally non-confrontational details. …

Celebuzz | June 23, 2009 - 5:45 pm

VIDEO: Kris Allen At Lakers Game

We bet he didn’t think he would be doing this a year ago.
American Idol winner Kris Allen belted out the Star Spangled Banner at last night’s NBA Finals game between the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers won in overtime 101-96.
How do you think Kris did? Let us know in…

Regan Stephens | June 8, 2009 - 7:50 am

Kris Allen to Sing National Anthem at NBA Finals

Oh say can you see, Kris Allen singing the national anthem?
Yes, you can—but you’ll have to wait until Sunday.
Us Magazine reports that American Idol winner Allen will belt out “The Star-Spangled Banner” during Game 2 of the NBA finals tomorrow, when the Los Angeles Lakers face off once again against the…

Celebuzz | June 6, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Kris Allen vs. Justin Gaston: Battle of the Yesterdays

One’s the winner of the most popular talent contest on the planet, the other’s a tween-queen hanger-on who looks pretty okay in his undies.
And yet, Kris Allen and Justin Gaston have more in common than one might at first assume.
Both have recently recorded versions of the Beatles classic “Yesterday”—Gaston in a

Celebuzz | May 30, 2009 - 9:00 am

Did AT&T Tip ‘American Idol’ Win to Kris Allen?

For all the American Idol fans who wondered how it could be possible for Kris Allen to beat out Adam Lambert in this season’s finale, the New York Times may have an answer as to how it happened.
According to a Times report, AT&T—a major American Idol sponsor and the sole outlet of text-message…

Celebuzz | May 27, 2009 - 11:00 am
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