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On his post-Idol debut, the season 8 runner-up struts his guyliner-wearing stuff with a confident display of glam pop-rock. Best is the stomping opener "Music Again."
After splitting with her longtime beau and bassist, Jones picks up the guitar and adds a fresh bite to these tunes, all while sounding sexier than ever.
From soul-stirring ballads to pulsating techno jams, this follow-up to Lewis's platinum debut Spirit is more varied musically and more vibrant lyrically.
With help from Lady Gaga, Pharrell and Jazmine Sullivan, this D.C. emcee demands your attention on 2009's second-best hip-hop debut (after Kid Cudi).