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Kris Allen to Kick Off Online 'Idol Blitz' Q&As

Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Jennifer Lopez, Lauren Alaina, Pia Toscano, Colton Dixon, Angie Miller and Candice Glover will chat with fans on social media.

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With just eight days to go before the premiere of the American Idol's thirteenth season, the show is kicking off an Idol Blitz rotation on its Facebook and Twitter pages with Kris Allen.

Other Idol alumni included in the blitz include Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Pia Toscano, Lauren Alaina, Colton Dixon, Candice Glover, Angie Miller, and returning judge Jennifer Lopez.

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This is good news for fans clamoring for news from the season eight winner, who hinted on his website that he has been working on new music in Nashville, and plans to do recording for his third album this month.

The online blitz will welcome "several members of our Idol family, including contestants and judges" on its social media pages starting 4 p.m. PST today and "every day up until the premiere," a Fox spokesman told The Hollywood Reporter.

Fans can tweet their questions to each guest star with the hashtag, #IdolBlitz along with their Twitter handle. They can ask questions directly on the Facebook page with the same hashtag.

Here is the schedule according to FOX:


Kris Allen – Tues, 1/7 at 4pm PT
Jessica Sanchez – Thurs, 1/9 at 10am PT
Phillip Phillips – Fri, 1/10 at 12:30pm PT
Jennifer Lopez- Fri, 1/10 at 12:30pm PT


Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina) – Wed, 1/8 at 10am PT
Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano ) – Wed, 1/8 at 12pm PT
Angie Miller (@AngieMiller) – Wed, 1/8 at 2pm PT
Candice Glover (@CandiceGlover) – Wed, 1/8 at 3pm PT
Colton Dixon (@ColtonDixon) – Thurs, 1/9 at 12pm PT

Twitter: @MicheleAmabile