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Kristy Lee Cook

Although country vocalist Kristy Lee Cook enjoyed some degree of success as a teenager, she didn't receive her big break until 2007, when the 23-year-old Oregon native auditioned for the seventh season of American Idol. Her patriotic performances and country gal appeal helped push Cook to a seventh-place finish, despite frequent criticisms from the show's judging panel. Born in Seattle and raised in rural southwestern Oregon, Cook initially split her time between horseback riding and singing. At the age of 15, she signed with manager Marty Rendleman, who had previously managed LeAnn Rimes during the early stages of her career. The good luck continued under Rendleman's wing as Cook signed with RCA, joined the roster at Arista Nashville, and inked a contract with Britney Spears' production company. Unfortunately, the deals all folded within two years, and Cook relocated to Dallas to further her career. She scored modeling gigs and commercial appearances while continuing to pursue music; an album of original material and cover songs, Devoted, marked her studio debut in 2005. American Idol came calling several years later, and Cook was officially launched into the national spotlight during the first half of 2008. Following her ouster on April 16th, she lay low until the summertime, when she left for a national tour alongside her Idol peers and inked a deal (for the second time) with Arista Nashville. "15 Minutes of Shame," her debut single, was released that August, and the contemporary country album Why Wait followed in September. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Stations Featuring
Kristy Lee Cook

    '00s Country

    '00s Country
    1 song

Albums by
Kristy Lee Cook

Top Songs by
Kristy Lee Cook

  1.   Song
  2.   15 Minutes of Shame
  3.   Baby Believe
  4.   Lookin' For A Cowgirl
  5.   Airborne Ranger Infantry
  6.   Homesick
  7.   Devoted
  8.   Good Timin'
  9.   Wherever Love Goes by Randy Houser
  10.   God Bless the USA
  11.   I Think Too Much
  12.   Plant the Seed
  13.   Why Wait
  14.   Like My Mother Does
  15.   Blue
  16.   Not Tonight
  17.   Stand by Your Man
  18.   Unchained Melody
  19.   Perfect Love
  20.   Clean Break
  21.   Rebel Rose
  22.   Put Your Heart into It
  23.   Today I Started Loving You Again
  24.   Good Luck
  25.   Hold Your Horses
  26.   Hoping To Find

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