was the seventh place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol. In 2005 Cook released her debut album called Devoted. In June 2008, Cook signed to 19 Recordings and Arista Nashville. She released her post-Idol album Why Wait in September 16, 2008.This album has produced her first chart single "15 Minutes of Shame", a Top 30 hit on the Billboard country charts.
As of late, Former American Idol finalist and Bighunter Kristy Lee Cook has still not yet signed with another record label, although she has signed with the Morey Management company. She is currently hosting her own television program on The Outdoor Channel titled "Outdoors 10 Best", which airs on Thursdays. She also married her boyfriend Andy Dobner
Cook has also ramped it up with a new show called Goin' Country featuring her new music as well as hunting with celebrity hunters. From Blake Lewis to, Oregon to Tennessee, and Pheasant to huge Whitetail, Kristy Lee Cook brings it home as the complete outdoor woman. This is an all new hunting reality show that will get you excited to be a hunter.
It will be shown this fall on cable channel!