‘American Idol’ notes: Lee DeWyze, Jessica Sanchez, Kris Allen

For our second “American Idol” notes of the day Thursday, we are going to be starting things up with some new music from Lee DeWyze; and then, we will transition into something worth smiling about courtesy of Kris Allen.

Hear Lee’s new song – For “Bedroom Door,” the season 9 champ went with a little bit more Southern flair than we are accustomed to hearing from him … but it totally worked. One of Lee’s best qualities is as a storyteller, and this song told a pretty moving story about love and what you would do for someone you love.

Lyrically, this may be one of Lee’s strongest creations since “Dear Isabelle” off of his debut album “Live It Up,” a song that really focused on the lyrics lifting up the melody. It’s a song that you want to listen to every word of, and then you also want to go back and listen to it again when it’s over.

For those curious, Lee is also performing another StageIt show on September 25, and you can find out more information on it by visiting this link.

Kris Allen performs at pre-VMA event – With the VMAs airing Thursday night on MTV, we are at that time where just about everyone is celebrating with some sort of pre-show party … and at the KIIS FM Gifting Lounge earlier this week, Kris Allen had an opportunity to perform.

While “Live Like We’re Dying” is an old song off of his self-titled debut, we’re still happy that he’s getting a chance to have any exposure that he can at the moment.

A brief Jessica Sanchez note – Finally, we have something worth mentioning here for Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips. In conjunction with the show’s official summer tour, the two are each going to be answering questions online Friday at noon Eastern time. You can find out more information here, or you can just come back tomorrow to find out what they each said during the Q&A session.

If you want to check out some more news pertaining to Kelly Clarkson, be sure to head on over to this link.

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