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David Cook rides 'American Idol' win to top of iTunes chart

May 24, 2008 | 12:32 pm


Just two days after winning Season 7 of "American Idol," David Cook sits atop the iTunes download chart. His first single, "The Time of My Life," is No. 1 while the other three songs he sang on this week's finale closely follow.

We will have to wait till at least the fall to see whether he can match this success with his first album. Cook tells  Reuters: "It'll probably be a rock record. I just want to make a record that's going to make the hair on your neck stand up. Even if it doesn't do well commercially, as long as I can put out a record I am proud of — that's the goal right now. And hopefully the success will follow."

The last rocker to be launched by "Idol" was Chris Daughtry, who came in fourth two years ago. Since then, his band Daughtry has released a self-titled album which sold over 4 million copies and netted them four Grammy nods.

To read the rest of David Cook's Reuters interview - CLICK HERE

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