'American Idol' Alum Avalon Young Announces Debut Album 'Shift'

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Avalon Young

The project is due Aug. 30.

American Idol season 15 alum Avalon Young will release her debut album, Shift, this month, she announced on Twitter.

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The San Diego native unveiled the track list and artwork for the record, which is set for release on April 30.

"So happy with the features on this album," she wrote. "I'm literally crying. Actual tears. So proud of this project. Words can't really explain it."

Young -- who was eliminated along with Lee Jean in a double-elimination episode -- made her mark on Idol with creative interpretations of Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" and Chris Brown's " Yo (Excuse Me, Miss)."

Young co-wrote all 10 tracks on the album, which features production by Midi Jones, Jbird, Jayme David Silverstein and Jonah Christian. The record includes the R&B-flavored single "Favorite," which is available now on iTunes and Amazon.

Watch Young cover Chris Brown in the American Idol showcase below:


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