Kimberley Locke is one of American Idol’s favorite alumni!  She has had an outstanding recording career, and done so many great things since her stint on one of America’s favorite shows with much more ahead!  Here are some of her recent accomplishments!

  • Has hit #1 on various Billboard charts on eight occasions.
  • First American Idol finalist to have a #1 sales single with an original song (8th World Wonder).
  • The only American Idol alumni on Billboard’s Top 50 Dance Songs of the Decade list.
  • Most charted American Idol alumni in the Dance and Adult Contemporary genres; having achieved five Top-5 singles on the Billboard dance chart and ten Top-20 singles on the AC chart.
  • Included on the  Billboard’s top dance artists lists in 2007 and 2008.
  • Success as an international artist with 3 singles appearing on the Global Dance Tracks chart.
  • Only recording artist to ever have a #1 Christmas song for three consecutive years.
  • “Up on the Housetop” made the largest leap into the Adult Contemporary Top 5 in the chart’s history, jumping from #32 to #5 in just one week. It went on to remain #1 for four solid weeks.
  • “Jingle Bells” was the highest charting Adult Contemporary debut in 2006, debuting at #17. It went on to become the first version of this song to ever top this chart.
  • Presented with the Red Ribbon Award in recognition for her extensive charitable efforts an HIV/AIDS activist.
  • 2012 Women With a Mission’s “Woman of the Year”.

Here “The King Of Kamelot” sits down with the incredible singer and now chef Kimberley Locke to talk about her incredible experiences on the show, her upcoming cooking show, her new single and soo much more!  Enjoy Kade Nation!!