on the scene,
148 songs released
and three albums
While only 17 years old, Kristy signed her first contract in 2001. She joined Britney Spears' company, but she was dropped soon after.
After moving to Dallas, Texas and starring in a series of commercials as a model, Kristy released her first album in 2005 – Devoted. It was released under Ren-Hen Records. She performed in a nightclub on a regular basis at the time.
She joined American Idol, finished on the seventh position and gained international popularity in 2008.
The most significant moments in Kristy's singing career
1999 - 2004She signed her first contract everIn 2001, Kristy was accepted in Britney Spears' production company. She was scheduled to appear in a few videos and eventually make it higher, but unfortunately for the aspiring artist, she was dropped before it happened.
2004 - 2005 First album came outKristy released her first album in 2005. It was successful locally, but not nationally. The album helped her gain more reputation, as she started singing in a nightclub for cowboys. She was supposed to perform eight songs a night with a band.
2005 - 2006 Preparation for American IdolNoticing the stagnating point in her career, Kristy decided to push her luck with American Idol. It took her a couple of years to get ready, but also to save money for everything. She had to sell her barrel horse in order to raise enough funds.
2006 - Today Gained international popularityThe moment Kristy joined American Idol was a turning point in her career. She performed on multiple venues and gained international fame. She finished on the seventh position, but her popularity was no longer an issue – she was finally a star.
Always in the mood for another big challenge
Awards throughout my career
Years of country music experience
Countries that I performed in
Always striving to excel personal expectations
Kristy Lee Cook is the living proof that hard work brings in benefits. She proved that consistency and dedication towards a goal will push individuals towards their aspirations.
After many years of struggling to get her voice heard, Kristy has finally done it by joining American Idol. She had to sell her beloved barrel horse to get enough money and she hoped she could buy it back, but the buyer did not want to resell it.
A couple of other albums came out after American Idol, as well as some singles that made it across the ocean.