David Cook Jokes He's Still 'Bothered' By Simon Cowell Nightmare

'This one kept me up a lot of nights,' Cook tells MTV News of recording brand-new This Loud Morning.

David Cook Promises He's Not Pants-less In New Music Video

'I'm proud of my butt, but I don't think I'm gonna be showing it in any music videos,' season seven 'American Idol' winner says.

'American Idol' Winners' Careers Give Clues To Lee DeWyze's Future

Will the season-nine champ be a Kelly Clarkson or a Taylor Hicks?

Why Adam Lambert, David Cook Were Absent From 'American Idol' Finale

Cook had a previous engagement, while Lambert is on vocal rest before tour.

Adam Lambert, David Cook Honor Michael Jackson At 'This Is It' Premiere

We catch up with the former Idols on the red carpet for 'Michael Jackson's This Is It.'

Adam Lambert Songwriter Says Debut Mixes Fall Out Boy, Kylie Minogue

'You'd mash that together and put some mascara on it,' Better Than Ezra's Kevin Griffin tells MTV News.

Adam Lambert, Kris Allen Join David Cook On 'Good Morning America' Performance

'American Idol' trio team up for Fleetwood Mac's 'Little Lies.'

David Cook Remembers Michael Jackson, The Global Icon

'He blew pop music wide open, and made it bigger than just music, you know?' the 'American Idol' alum says.

David Cook Says 'American Idol' Didn't Change His Musical Goals

'I just want to write music that is therapeutic for me, because that's why I started writing music,' he tells MTV News.

David Cook Tried Not To Cry During 'American Idol' Finale Performance

Last year's champ performed 'Permanent' in honor of his late brother Adam.

David Cook, Black Eyed Peas To Perform On 'American Idol' Finale

Queen Latifah, Lionel Richie, Carlos Santana, Cyndi Lauper also slated to appear on Wednesday night's show.

David Archuleta Expresses Sympathy For Death Of David Cook's Brother

'My heart really goes out to them,' Cook's former 'American Idol' rival says.

Is 'American Idol' Front-Runner Adam Lambert The New David Cook?

Like Cook, his interpretations turn out not to be as original as many say.

Megan Joy Grounded In 'American Idol' Elimination

Tattooed mom makes bizarre bird noises, snaps at Simon Cowell before her swan song.

David Cook Cancels Tour Dates Due To 'Family Matters'

'American Idol' contestant Danny Gokey also went home to attend grandfather's funeral.

David Cook Has 'Nervousness' About Returning To 'American Idol'

'As long as Simon doesn't critique me TOO hard, I'm just amped to see everybody,' singer jokes.

'American Idol': The Best Of 2008, By Jim Cantiello

On the eve of the new season, we take a look back at our favorite 'American Idol' videos of 2008.

Beyonce Makes It Three In A Row With Fierce Chart-Topping Debut

Nickelback, David Cook follow at #2 and #3, respectively.

'American Idol' Champ David Cook's One Wish For 'Light On' Video: 'I Hope I Don't Blow It'

'It's kind of out of this world,' singer says of his idol, Chris Cornell, co-writing the single.

David Archuleta Says 'American Idol' Champ David Cook 'Deserved It So Much'

'My main priority wasn't to win the competition,' runner-up says.

'American Idol' Predictions: Who Was Right, And Who Got It Wrong?

The Jonas Brothers, Jordin Sparks are among those who picked their favorites, but who called it for David Cook?

Why Didn't David Archuleta Win 'American Idol'? Five Things That Went Wrong For Early Front-Runner

For months, Archie seemed to have a lock on the title -- so why did David Cook win by 12 million votes?