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'American Idol's' Kris Allen Talks New Album, Brand Loyalty, Fan Wars on 'Idol Hangover' (Video)

The season 8 winner is joined by songwriter-producer Nasri for episode 6 of THR's web show. Plus: music editor Shirley Halperin and special correspondent Didi Benami run down the best and worst of season 11's 80s night.

American Idol season 8 winner Kris Allen joins THR on the Idol Hangover couch this week to talk about his new album, Thank You Camellia, and sure-to-be-a-hit single "The Vision of Love."

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Also on deck: a discussion of his favorite season 11 contestants, whether he would consider mentoring on The Voice, like Kelly Clarkson recently did, and what he really thinks of the so-called "fan wars" that still erupt regularly pinning him against runner-up Adam Lambert. Plus, "Vision of Love" songwriter-producer Nasri, who's worked with Justin Bieber and Chris Brown, joins in on the Hangover hang. 

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That's all in part 2 of the episode (watch above); In part 1, special correspondent and Idol alum Didi Benami talks about her teary post-show interview with eliminated contestant DeAndre Brackensick and runs down Wednesday's stand-out moments and strongest contenders with THR music editor Shirley Halperin. 

Watch below and join us next week when season 10 finalist James Durbin guests on Idol Hangover