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David Cook

David Cook
A collection of news and information related to David Cook published by Tribune Company sources.

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A collection of news and information related to David Cook published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by David Cook with iTunes here.
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  • Season 9 finale burning questions, plus Alanis on Crystal! [Updated]

     
    Yours truly will be burning the midnight oil later on, but first, your burning questions answered direct from the Nokia Theatre press room. 1) Why did David Cook not join Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, Jordin Sparks, Taylor Hicks and Kris...
  • Was Crystal Bowersox robbed at the 'American Idol' finale? Readers think so

     
    Although America voted for Lee DeWyze to be their new American Idol, the readers of the Idol Tracker blog overwhelmingly feel single mom Crystal Bowersox should have won the honor. pryce complained: And in the ninth season, the Idol Gods......
  • The ultimate 'American Idol' power ranking: 120 contestants on, Kelly Clarkson still reigns supreme

     
    It's often been said that "American Idol" is really just a popularity contest. Sure, singing and showmanship is important, as is a contestant's back-story and TV persona, but when it comes to advancing in the competition, many an inferior vocalist have...
  • Set Pieces: The L.A. look in 'The Kids Are All Right'

     
    As it moves from art houses to suburban cineplexes, "The Kids Are All Right" keeps racking up raves for director and co-writer Lisa Cholodenko and stars Mark Ruffalo, Annette Bening and Julianne Moore. Here's one more commendation -- for the film's sets....
  • VIDEO: Idol Confessions with Michael Johns

     
    Always affable Aussie Michael Johns is the latest "American Idol" alumnus to pop by the L.A. Times video studio, providing plenty of laughs and a little season 7 insight. The eighth-place finisher talks about meeting Dolly Parton as a little kid (and...
  • Ann Powers: Lee finds his swing on Sinatra night

     
    It's informative to listen to the two versions of "All the Way," the ballad by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy van Heusen, recorded by the presiding spirits of this week's "American Idol." This week's mentor, Harry Connick Jr., took on the tune last year in a jaunty...
  • Catching up with Carly Smithson

     
    As contestants go, few females in “American Idol” history were as bombastic as Carly Smithson. The Season 7 rocker, one of three in that year’s Top 12 if you include David Cook and Michael Johns, brought all the grit she could muster into the...
  • VIDEO: Idol Confessions with Brooke White

     
    By sheer coincidence, season 7's Brooke White stopped by the L.A. Times video studio on the two-year anniversary of her own "American Idol" elimination! But this eternally bubbly Arizona native, who currently calls the San Fernando Valley home, isn't...
  • Michael Johns sees Lee and Crystal in a David vs. David final showdown

     
    Last Wednesday night, most of the Top 12 attended an "Idol Gives Back" after-party at the Mondrian Hotel's Sky Bar (our invite must've gotten lost in the mail) that, according to former finalist Michael Johns, who was in attendance along with Season 5's...
  • Exclusive photo: Allison Iraheta's birthday dinner with Kris Allen and David Cook!*

     
    Allison Iraheta celebrated her 18th birthday one night early, dining at L.A.'s STK with "American Idol" winners David Cook and Kris Allen on Monday evening. The three, along with Kris' missus, Katy, and members of Allison's management team at 19...
  • Hollywood Week Day 1: sudden death

     
    And there it is, "Idol" fans. Hollywood week is upon us with a new judge in the wings. Was Ellen DeGeneres' arrival slightly anti-climactic or did she provide enough comic relief to fill the void of unintentionally funny Paula Abdul? My full Ellen...