• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest
APR
20
3 YEARS

'Idol Hangover': Season 10's Casey Abrams On Colton Dixon's Elimination, New Album, the Marvels of Facial Hair (Video)

Plus: The season 10 finalist reveals a YouTube video he has yet to make public and performs a new song on a special 4/20 episode of THR's web show.

Although American Idol favorite Casey Abrams grew up in Idyllwild, Calif. within an hour's drive of the site of this weekend's Coachella music festival, it was all about doing some coa-chill-ing on Friday, as the season 10 alum joined music editor Shirley Halperin for a special 4/20 episode of Idol Hangover.

VIDEO: 'Idol Hangover': Season 10's James Durbin On Bringing the Heavy, Rebellion to 'American Idol'

On tap for this week's session: analysis of Colton Dixon's surprise elimination, the premiere of a YouTube video Casey has yet to publish, info about his new album, hopefully coming our way this summer, and an exclusive performance of a brand new song. Plus Casey answers fans' Twitter questions. 

VIDEO: 'American Idol': Randy Jackson on Judges' Decision to Save Jessica Sanchez 

That's all in part 2 of the episode (watch above); In part 1, special correspondent and Idol alum Didi Benami helps run down the week's most talked about moments (see that below).

Join us next week when season 10's Haley Reinhart guests on Idol Hangover.