Credit: Michael Becker/FOX ©2010 Fox Broadcasting Co. Photo: Crystal Bowersox Turns Up the Glam in Season 9, Episode 26

Crystal Bowersox has had quite a year. She placed second on the ninth season of American Idol, tied the knot with musician Brian Walker and released her debut album, 'Father's Daughter.' But she's taking it all one day at a time, and she's out to prove she's not just another cookie-cutter Idol winner. Penning eight (yes, eight!) tracks on her new album, Bowersox is the sort of talent who won't be forgotten after the new batch of Idol hopefuls takes center stage in January.


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