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‘American Idol’ Alum Colton Dixon Banks on Christianity

The season 11 favorite releases new album "Anchor" with fanfare, faith and good old-fashioned marketing

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Danny Gokey Poised for First No. 1 Single

The season eight alum captures the runner-up spot on Billboard's Christian tally with his song about "Hope." Also: Colton Dixon's latest single sees greatest airplay gain.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Jennifer Hudson and R. Kelly’s ‘World’ Spins Onto Adult R&B

Also: Scotty McCreery and Daughtry both see Top 30 breakthroughs.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Mandisa, Danny Gokey, Colton Dixon Rise on Christian Tallies

Also, Scotty McCreery's current single, "Feelin' It," breaks new ground and Carrie Underwood's "Jesus, Take the Wheel" can't be stopped.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: New Album ‘Hope’ Brings Danny Gokey First Billboard No. 1

Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood's duet "Somethin' Bad" rides the streaming wave to the top of two country tallies.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Jennifer Lopez Tops R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for First Time in 12 Years

"A.K.A.," the judge's latest release, debuts on six Billboard tallies and leads two of them.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Jennifer Lopez Scores with Official World Cup Song

The popular judge has four more songs performing well on the Billboard tallies. Also: Colton Dixon's first single from forthcoming album makes its debut on the Christian chart.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Scotty McCreery’s Latest Feels Its Way onto Hot Country Songs

"Feelin' It" is season 10 champ's sixth single to appear on the tally during a three-year run.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Phillip Phillips’ ‘Raging Fire’ Burns into the Top 10

While the season 11 champ's new single gains, "Home" and "Gone, Gone, Gone" also continue their long chart journeys.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Andrew Garcia Returns — With a Comedy Hit?

The season nine alum breaks new genre ground and is the 71st Idol to appear on Billboard magazine's surveys.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Colton Dixon Reaps Benefits of Winter Jam 2014 Tour

The season 11 alum's debut album gets a huge Billboard 200 rebound, thanks to live dates.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: From ‘American Juniors’ to Billboard’s Hot 100, It’s Lucy Hale

The "Pretty Little Liars" star's first single gains immediate airplay and sales. Also: Winter Jam 2014 tour is good for Colton Dixon's chart fortunes.