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Christmas Surprise: 'American Idol's' Jason Castro Cuts Off His Dreads

The season-seven alum of the singing show altered his signature look.

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Courtesy of Jason Castro

Deck the halls with falling dreadlocks, fa la la la la la la la la!

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In a move that is sure to shock scores of female American Idol fans, season-seven alum Jason Castro has lopped off his locks of love.

The 26-year-old singer announced his hair-altering decision by tweeting "The day has come. #GoodbyeDreads." His sister, Jackie, did the honors, as seen in a clip (no pun intended) the Texas native shared on his Instagram account.

Parting is sweet sorrow for the "Only A Mountain" vocalist -- he has sported his signature look since his senior year at Rowlett High School.

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Castro isn't the first Idol alum to chop off his dreadlocks. Season-nine runner-up Crystal Bowersox made a similar move last month.

Watch the video snip below: