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‘American Idol’ Rocker Colton Dixon Debuts New Song (Audio)

The season-11 heartthrob releases his first single, "You Are."

‘American Idol’ Alum Colton Dixon Signs Record Deal (Video)

UPDATED: The season 11 standout scores a contract with EMI Christian Music Group label Sparrow Records, joining another "Idol" grad, season five's Mandisa.

‘American Idol’ Tour: Backstage and in the Crowd as Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Crew Roll Into Philadelphia (Video)

With only two more weeks to go, season 11's top 10 settle into their set and new lives as celebrities and tell THR what's in store for their own future as well as Mariah Carey's. Plus: what was Jermaine Jones doing in the parking lot?

‘American Idol’ Tour: Jessica Sanchez and Colton Dixon Sound Off on Favorite Cities and Fandemonium

Plus, Erika Van Pelt on Elise Testone's loud sleeping habits: "We’re learning everyone’s little eccentricities."

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Presented with First Gold Record

Surprised by fellow finalist Colton Dixon, who carried the award certifying sales of over 500,000 for the hit single "Home," the Season 11 champ tells THR, "It's so crazy."

‘American Idol’ Summer Tour Hits Los Angeles: Concert Review

Season 11's Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Colton Dixon take the stage with the rest of the top 10 in the city where they became famous.

‘American Idol’s’ Colton Dixon Debuts Original Song at Tour Opener (Video)

"It's perfect for arena rock," says Dixon of the power ballad "Never Gone," which he performed for the first time at the "American Idol Live!" kick-off show in Detroit.

‘American Idol’ Tour Kicks Off; Set List Includes Gotye Hit By Phillip Phillips, Billy Joel Classic By Colton Dixon

Season 11's Top 10 also performed songs by "X Factor" finalists and judges and coaches from "The Voice." Plus: a whole lotta Adele.

‘American Idol’s’ Colton Dixon to Perform Original Song on Summer Tour

Winners aside, the season 11 finalist is only the second Idol allowed to sing a non-cover during the concert. "Never Gone" will debut when the trek kicks off in Detroit on July 6.

‘American Idol’ Final 2 Performance Night: 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV

Which judge gave hugs? Who got the loudest screams? What did Scotty McCreery say about Haley Reinhart backstage? THR has the inside view of Los Angeles' Nokia Theater.

‘American Idol’ Celebrates Queen, A Sick Ryan Seacrest Rallies: What You Didn’t See on TV

Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe was forced to step in for an ailing Seacrest during dress rehearsal before contestants belted out renditions of iconic tunes such as "We Are the Champions" and "Fat Bottom Girls."

LMFAO Talk Kelly Clarkson, Party Rock Tour Backstage at ‘American Idol’ (Video)

The energetic duo lit up the "Idol" stage on elimination night and treated THR to an impromptu cover of their favored season one winner backstage.