Kimberly Caldwell's Video Diary

Kimberly Caldwell's Video Diary

Oh, Kimberly Caldwell, where have you been? True, the debut album from the American Idol alum has been pushed a few too many times but we still love her. And fortunately, it's now coming out April 19!

But until then, Caldwell has decided to drop me some exclusive video diary podcasts just for UsMagazine.com readers about the buildup to the release.

In this, her first installment, Caldwell performs for Good Morning New Orleans during Mardi Gras and runs into 15-year-old singing sensation Jacee Badeaux, who coincidentally wowed the Idol judges this year with his melodic croon.

By Ian Drew for UsMagazine.com. To read more of Ian's blog, click here, and don't forget to follow him on Twitter.