who rose to fame after winning the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.

Prior to Idol he released an independent album entitled Analog Heart.

Speculation is rampant that the winner of American Idol 2008 is expecting a baby with long-time partner after she was spotted with a prominent stomach bulge on Friday evening (January 27, 2017), during romantic dinner date nearby his place.

Seattle-based band Doxology has claimed that Cook's performance of The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" was based on a version the band recorded over a year ago.

On April 1, before performing his self-arranged rendition of Dolly Parton's "Little Sparrow" on American Idol, Cook told Ryan Seacrest in the interview session that his performance of "Eleanor Rigby" was based on Neil Zaza's and Doxology's versions.

4 concert at Los Angeles venue The Troubadour (watch Cook perform "Paper Heart") and multiple sources confirm to that the 32-year-old did tie the knot over the summer.

David Cook on the End of 'American Idol,' New Album: 'It Has Reignited My Love for Music'So who is the mystery Mrs. A rep for the singer would not comment but insiders say it's a longtime girlfriend.

His white, left-handed Gibson Les Paul electric guitar has the letters "AC" on it; as Cook told TV Guide, "I have two brothers, Adam and Andrew.

So, because of superstition, I put their initials on everything growing up." Another of Cook's performances, The Beatles' "Day Tripper", was credited to Whitesnake.

David's influence on the show is still being felt — he even mentored last season's finalists, giving them pointers on how to modernize '80s songs — but seven years, two LPs, and more than 1.6 million album sales later, he's as humble and self-effacing as ever.

"S---, I don't know," he shrugs, when asked if he thinks he altered history.

This was followed by his post-Idol major-label debut David Cook which was released on November 18, 2008 and has since been certified platinum by the RIAA.

His second major album This Loud Morning was released on June 28, 2011.

American tabloids recently reported that American Idol 2008 winner David Cook’s companion was pregnant after she sported what some interpreted to be a ‘baby bump’.