Idol Season 10 News Round-Up

Lots of news coming from the season 10 Idols this week!

First up, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina’s debut albums hold strong on the charts again this week.

According to Hits Daily Double, Scotty’s album is up one spot to number three, selling 54,875 copies of Clear As Day. Lauren’s album, Wildflower, lands at number 10 this week, selling 25,985 copies. Not too shabby!

And in case you missed it, Scotty released the music video for his current single, “The Trouble With Girls.”

Tune into the Today Show on NBC  bright and early this Friday, October 28 to catch Tim Halperin in a segment highlighting TCU’s “Frogs For the Cure,” as well as the singer’s ongoing involvement with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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Music Review >> Kelly Clarkson – ‘Stronger’

Multiplatinum artist Kelly Clarkson unleashed her fifth studio album, Stronger, as a special Monday release on October 24. Known for her incredibly powerful and soulful vocal prowess and her unabashedly honest lyrics, Clarkson is showcased on Stronger at her all-time best.

“What separates this album are the vocals,” Clarkson said in a press release. “They sound richer and fuller, and, for the first time, how I sound when I’m performing live. The producers I worked with just let me sing and be me. They didn’t strip away the personality.”

“And it was one of those things where if the people I’m working with have confidence in me, I have more confidence in myself and that changed everything. I can’t wait to perform these songs on tour. I think that’s the best way to get to know an artist, and where you get to see actual personality, because we can’t hide much onstage.”

Clarkson co-wrote five of the 13 tracks on Stronger, which was produced by heavy hitters Rodney Jerkins, Greg Kurstin, Josh Abraham, and Toby Gad.

With the high energy dance-pop title track, “What Only Kills You (Stronger),” Clarkson belts out an empowerment anthem about not allowing the end of a relationship to be the end of her.

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Kelly Clarkson “Leaks” New Song, “You Love Me”

Take a listen to a new track off of Kelly Clarkson’s upcoming album, Stronger, called “You Love Me.”

Kelly’s fifth studio album is set to be released next Monday, October 24. You can pre-order her album now on iTunes!

What do y’all think of “You Love Me”?

MUSIC VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson – “Mr. Know It All”

Kelly Clarkson’s music video for her current hit single, “Mr. Know It All” off her upcoming album, Stronger, just debuted on VEVO!

Check it out!

Great song, great video!

Sometimes it’s the simpler music videos that leave a greater impression on people. I like it!

What do y’all think of Kelly’s new video?

Don’t forget, Stronger is due out October 24!

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs “Mr. Know It All” on The Tonight Show

Last night Queen Kelly Clarkson performed her latest hit, “Mr. Know It All” off her highly anticipated fifth album, Stronger, on The Tonight Show.

Check out her performance below!

I think Kelly sounded fantastic! That song has really grown to be one of my current favorites.

Don’t forget that Stronger will be released on October 24, and you can pre-order the album on iTunes!

Kelly Clarkson Announces New Single & Album Title

Kelly Clarkson tweeted this morning that her first single off her new album is called “Mr. Know It All” and that it’s heading to radio very soon.  She also announced that her fifth studio album, Stronger, is due out October 25!

October is a big month for American Idol album releases, as Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina’s highly anticipated debut albums are due out October 4 and October 11, respectively.

“Mr. Know It All” will debut on August 30 and will be available on iTunes on September 5.

For more information on Kelly Clarkson and her new album, check out her official website!