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Listen to ‘American Idol’ Alum Didi Benami Get ‘Lost At Sea’

"I was in a really painful spot in my life," says the season-nine finalist of writing her new album, "Reverie"

‘American Idol’ Alum Didi Benami Causes ‘Trouble’ in New Video

The season nine alum battles her evil twin in a new clip from her forthcoming album, "Reverie."

Didi Benami to Debut Song on ‘American Idol’, Launches Crowdfunded Campaign (Video)

The season nine alum will debut her new track, "Watching and Waiting," during Wednesday's episode.

‘American Idol’ Season 12 Exit Interviews: A Look Back (Video)

For the eliminated contestants of 2013, the journey home begins with THR's special correspondent -- and season 10 alum -- Casey Abrams.

‘American Idol’ Alum Crystal Bowersox Talks New Album, Broadway Role: ‘Life Is Good’

With her second full-length out Tuesday, and a starring role as Patsy Cline on the horizon, the season nine runner-up tells THR: "I don't have much to bitch about."

‘American Idol’s’ Didi Benami Stars as ‘Hot Mess’ in New Theory of a Deadman Video (Exclusive)

The season 9 alum plays a "fallen idol" in the clip for "Hurricane" (co-written by Kara DioGuardi), makes out with a girl and even dons the dress she wore for her final performance on the "Idol"…

‘American Idol’ Champ Phillip Phillips on ‘Home’: ‘I Told Them It’s Not My Single’ (Video)

The Season 11 champ discusses his winning song and why he's conflicted about it with THR special correspondent and "Idol" alum Didi Benami.

‘Idol Hangover’: Taylor Hicks Talks Phillip Phillips, ‘American Idol’ Judges Then and Now (Video)

Plus: The season 5 winner weighs in on "Idol" tough love, Jimmy Iovine as the 'ringer' and how he would have bonded with Steven Tyler.

‘American Idol’s’ Didi Benami Releases Debut Single (Audio)

The season 9 alum and THR "Idol" correspondent is setting the world on fire with her new track, "Gasoline," out May 23. Also on deck: the lead role in the new Theory a Deadman video.

‘American Idol’s’ Taylor Hicks Guests on Finale Episode of THR’s ‘Idol Hangover’

The season 5 winner joins THR music editor Shirley Halperin and special correspondent Didi Benami on the couch this Wednesday.

‘Idol Hangover’: Power Couple Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo on Finding Love After ‘American Idol’ (Video)

Plus: the former finalists talk season 11 favorites and fill us in on their plans to perform this summer in an all-star Idol revue.

‘Idol Hangover’: Season 10’s Haley Reinhart Talks Taking Risks on ‘American Idol,’ Feeling Sexy on New Album (Video)

Plus: last year's third place finalist assesses the season 11 talent (and names a favorite) and answers fans' Twitter questions on THR's original web show.