Allen played publicly for several years before trying out for Idol, even opening for earlier Idol contestant Sean Michel on multiple occasions.
He has described his decision to audition for American Idol as a "last hurrah" before giving up his pursuit of a music career.
Kris stated that "If I had not made it through in American Idol, I would have gone back to college and gotten my business degree." Allen realized during college that he wanted to play music professionally and began trying to write music.
He played his first gig at a local bar in downtown Conway during his sophomore year, and he went on to drop out of college in the middle of his junior year to follow his dream of becoming a professional musician.
The episode kicked off with Kylie Jenner being upset with her big bro and his fiancée after she learned that the house she rented out to the twosome was trashed following one of the volatile couple's fights.
In the cute pics, a smiley Kris couldn't hide her happiness while hugging and cuddling Corey, while other snapshots showed the twosome holding hands."They looked like a loved-up couple," an eyewitness told E! "In the brief time they were loading up luggage, Corey put his arm around Kris and she reached out to hold his hand."So who exactly 1.
Basic Background Info: Gamble is 33 years old originally from Atlanta, according to his Facebook page.
Allen's Idol coronation song, "No Boundaries" and his version of "Heartless" both charted within the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. Additionally, he taught himself to play the guitar at age 13, and also plays the piano.
Allen's post-Idol self-titled album was released on November 17, 2009, by Jive Records. His musical influences, as stated in his Idol confessionals, include the Beatles, Jamie Cullum, Jason Mraz, Pat Monahan, John Mayer and Michael Jackson.