American Idol Season 11 alum Colton Dixon is having a big year so far. He recently signed his first record deal with EMI Christian Music Group, and now his first single from the album has been revealed!

“You Are” is a song Colton said he’s been working on for a year and a half. When the news of his album contract came through, he gushed, “I’m just thrilled that it’s going on the album let alone being my first single.”

The self-described “worship song” was revealed on Air1radio.com on Wednesday and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, became the most-aired song of the station after just one day of release.

Colton shared his excitement over the release on Twitter, writing, "Just heard my own song on the radio for the first time ever."

Expect to hear even more of “You Are,” as it is poised to hit radio stations on October 19th. Colton’s full album is expected to land in February.

Take a listen to “You Are” in the video below. What do you think of Colton’s single?

Credit: YouTube Photo: American Idol Alum Colton Dixon Premieres Brand New Single "You Are"

Source: The Hollywood ReporterTwitter

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