Allison Iraheta

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  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/27/1992, Taurus
  • Profession: Singer
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American Idol Top 6 to Duet on Performance Night — Our Dream Pairings!

Although American Idol has waited until the Top 4 to pair up the finalists for the last two seasons, but this year the remaining six finalists will duet on Carole King night, Entertainment Weekly reports. After weeks of Scotty sticking closely to his country roots and Jacob refusing to restrain himself on any of the high notes, it's about time these Idol hopefuls paired up and learned a little something from each other (especially since the judges remain so tight-lipped on giving any advice whatsoever).  We provide our dream pairings and what the final six will hopefully take away from having to...read more

American Idol Alums Say Farewell to Simon Cowell

After nine seasons at the judges' table, Simon Cowell said goodbye to American Idol on Tuesday's finale. His snarky critiques and cheeky British candor captured the attention of...read more

Kris Allen Cancels Tonight Show Visit Because of Death in Family

American Idol champ Kris Allen canceled his Wednesday night appearance on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien because of his maternal grandmother's death.

Taking Allen's place on the late-night talker will be Idol pal Allison Iraheta, performing "Barracuda."

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"I know I was supposed to do Conan ... but there was a death in my family," Allen said on Twitter. "But everyone ...read more

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Booted 'American Idol' Allison Iraheta
IDOL's Allison Iraheta talks contract rumors.
Check out the IDOL finalists as they rehearse for the tour!
IDOL's Allison Iraheta answers reader questions!

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Credits

Year Title Description
2009 Good Morning America: Episode Episode, Performer
2009 Jimmy Kimmel Live: Episode Episode, Performer
2009 The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Episode Episode, Performer
2009 It's On With Alexa Chung: Episode Episode, Guest
2002 American Idol TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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Idol's Allison Iraheta Signs Record Deal, But What About Gokey?

And on the third day, 19 Recordings signed... the fourth-place finisher. Following Monday's and Tuesday's one-two punch of record deals for American Idol champ Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert, Idol top 4 finalist Allison Iraheta landed one of her own with 19/Jive Records on Wednesday.

"I think I'm still in shock that ...
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VIDEO: Idol's Allison Reveals Her Fave Performance, Answers Reader Questions

In Part 1 of our video Q&A with Allison Iraheta, the American Idol castoff shared her satisfaction in sassing Simon, and addressed talk that she's already been signed by a label.

Here in Part 2, Allison reveals her favorite performance, and also ponders if there is one that she'd like to take back! The spitfire 17-year-old then answers TVGuide.com reader questions about being the only girl in the Top 4, and her album plans.

Allison then wraps things up by reacting to the props given her by Season 1 Idol Kelly Clarkson as well as Reba McIntyre.

Watch it all after the jump. read more

VIDEO: Idol's Allison Reveals Her Fave Performance, Answers Reader Questions

In Part 1 of our video Q&A with Allison Iraheta, the American Idol castoff shared her satisfaction in sassing Simon, and addressed talk that she's already been signed by a label.

Here in Part 2, Allison reveals her favorite performance, and also ponders if there is one that she'd like to take back! The spitfire 17-year-old then answers TVGuide.com reader questions about being the only girl in the Top 4, and her album plans.

Allison then wraps things up by reacting to the props given her by Season 1 Idol Kelly Clarkson as well as Reba McIntyre.

Watch her latest video after the jump! read more

VIDEO: Idol's Allison Talks of Adam Getting the Girl, Contract Rumors and More

The American Idol duet between Allison Iraheta and Adam Lambert was destiny, to hear the 17-year-old redhead tell it.

"As soon as we heard about the duets, we looked at each other and were like, 'We gotta do one,'" Allison shares here in Part 1 of her TVGuide.com video Q&A. "We felt bad for Kris [Allen] and Danny [Gokey], because they wanted the girl, but they did good."

Alas, even being paired with Idol's season-long front runner could not keep Allison from being voted off.

Also in this sit-down interview:

• Allison shares what Simon said that set her off, and why it felt good to sass him back!

• Which of the guest mentors made Allison flip out?

• Less than a week after her Idol ouster, has the fiery teen already inked a deal with a record label?

Watch and discuss her video after the jump. read more

Idol's Allison: To Be Axed During Rock Week Was "Weird"

Allison Iraheta, who fell shy of making American Idol's Top 3, says that while she went into Rock Week's results show "prepared for anything," she still found the timing of her ouster to be "weird."

Following Danny Gokey's "Dream On" scream heard 'round the world, in light of Danny and Kris Allen's tepid reviews, and factoring in her comparatively well-received solo and duet performances, it seemed for a moment that Allison was a lock to make the Top 3.

Instead, the 17-year-old got sent home.

Asked to consider all of the above and reflect on her elimination, Iraheta tells TVGuide.com, "I really don't know to say it ... read more

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