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Former 'American Idol'

James Durbin Lightens Up

3/31/2012 5:40 AM PDT BY Johnny Lopez

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After releasing his debut album four months ago to little success, former season 10 "American Idol" singer James Durbin decided to change up his look and dyed his hair bleach blonde.

The 23-year-old newlywed showed off his new locks at a wrestling event in Miami on Thursday night.

Time will tell if blondes do have more hits.

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just because    

michael jordan

845 days ago
17.

just because    

who knew you can pick the same numbers? i'm pissed i call a redo

845 days ago
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Kim    

i like him a lot on AI, did not know he put out an album...it is so weird that some of these singers we loved on these contest put out albums and we never hear anything about it, who advertises for these people..They need to step up to the plate and get the word out. I would listen to his album. very talented guy!!!!

845 days ago
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joannev    

He looks awesome with any hair color! I saw him rock out the blonde look in Dallas last weekend & it looked Hot! I love how he loves to change up his look. You only live once & he knows how to have enjoy it! More of us should take that attitude with life and enjoy the heck out of it! Lookin Good!

845 days ago
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DONNA WHEELER-BURR    

James can rock out in any hair color...you don't dye your hair blonde...you bleach it. James' wife, Heidi, is much a part of our fan group as he is...Rock on, James! Your voice defines you...not hair color! Durbinator #1007 & proud of it!

845 days ago
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Donna Sullivan-Richardson    

Wow , who wrote this article .. James as amazing , he has been nominated for Revolver Golden God Award for best voice .. Big things are happening for James .. I will never understand why people have to always try bring a person down .. I can't wait to see you all eat your words.. Rock ON James your fans know where your going .. TO THE TOP <3

845 days ago
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Durbinator4Life    

James, you ROCK!! Love the hair, the man, the music! Your fans know who you are and what you represent; we love YOU! and Heidi and Hunter to! :D

845 days ago
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joannev    

Kim, his album is awesome! You need go get it and give it a listen. Solid album from beginning to end! If anyone gets a chance to hear James Durbin LIVE in person DO IT!!! You will NOT be disapointed! He is a true rocker and will blow your mind! A seriously amazing rock voice & performer..and his band Rawks Hard, too! I recommend them strongly!

845 days ago
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GAGA    

Durbin is a confused wannabe piza delivery boy. He can scream and cry, but he can't carry a tune in pitch without the help of pitch transposers. Just listen to any of the live post A.I. performances on youtube. Especially the one where he is singing at an Atlanta Falcons 1/2 time. The crowd covers their ears then boo him. Now they have to cover their eyes also. It's a shame to see the potential of success handed to somebody that has no idea how to keep it going.

845 days ago
25.

Frances    

Kim, James' album is called, Memories of a Beautiful Disaster, and is rocking awesome and can be purchased on Amazon, Walmart, etc and is a must have! James is very busy building a successful career, is touring live this summer with his hot, amazing band and everyone who has seen him live is immediately struck by his wonderful voice and personality!! James and Heidi love changing their hair color. He has become a spokesperson for the WWE anti-bullying campaign and is speaking in schools to kids and changing lives. I could go on and on about the wonderful human being James Durbin is....you need to get your facts straight before putting them in print!!!

845 days ago
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Carol St. Clare     

This was a terrible artical. James is an amazing talent and a great person. You didn't mention that the Army put his song,Right Behind You, from his album in 100,000 wristbands for our troops. The entire album, Memories of a Beautiful Disaster is awesome and doing well. He won the first round of MTV's March Madness against the Foo Fighters and the second against Best Coast and just barely lost to Green Day who might win the whole thing. I could go on and on and I might if I continue to see such terrible writing that shows no research at all. His hair is of absolutely no concern. He has a great voice and a heart of gold.

845 days ago
27.

Zen    

James intention is clear: distance himself from the persona AI created for him and is trying to reproduce in Colton. Also by distancing his image connected to AI, he manages to be taken more seriously by rock fans thought he was just another TV fake rocker as well as building up an image linked to the metal / hard rock musical bizz.

845 days ago
28.

GAGA    

Durbin is a confused wannabe piza delivery boy. He can scream and cry, but he can't carry a tune in pitch without the help of pitch transposers. Just listen to any of the live post A.I. performances on youtube. Especially the one where he is singing at an Atlanta Falcons 1/2 time. The crowd covers their ears then boo him. Now they have to cover their eyes also. It's a shame to see the potential of success handed to somebody that has no idea how to keep it going.

845 days ago
29.

Magola    

As a blond, the guy looks like a young Tom Hanks!

845 days ago
30.

Ann    

Who?

844 days ago
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