February 09, 2009 03:00 PM by Paulene Hinds
Season 7 American Idol winner David Cook, released hisself-titled debutalbum on November 18th, 2008, and ithas recentlybeen certified platinum for selling over 1 million copies. The album entered the Billboard charts at number three and the digital album charts at number one, marking the best debut from an American Idol winner since 2006.
The Time of My Life is the biggest single debut and the the highest selling single from anAmerican Idol winner in the history of the hit reality TV show. The songalso held thenumber oneposition at mainstream AC radio for nearly 4 months straight. David Cook is the 34th American Idol contestant to appear on a Billboard chart.
David Cook has just finished performing for troopson a USO tour where he visited seven different bases, singing songs off his self-titled album.
His nation-wide tour kicks offon February 13th atFlorida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
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