American Idol's country cutie boot-kicks a packed music release roundup in the FOXLight.
Play On is the third album from Carrie Underwood, who is officially a superstar with 10 #1 Country singles to her credit, and is primed for more.
Weezer return with Raditude, a decidedly more pop/less rock-oriented effort.
Glee: The Music - Season One, Volume 1, features the hit show's cast's take on classics originally by Neil Diamond and Journey.
NCIS: The Official TV Soundtrack, Vol. 2, unearths an unreleased Bob Dylan track from the '60s.
Foo Fighters' Greatest Hits looks back on 15 years of hits plus 2 new tracks.
Andrea Bocelli's in the holiday mood with My Christmas, his first such endeavor with an eclectic roster of guests from Mary J. Blige to The Muppets.
Also out this week...
NOW That What I Call Music! Vol. 32 corrals recent hits by Taylor Swift, Lady GaGa and the Black Eyed Peas.
Like it loud? A trio of new Rock albums include The Strokes' Julian Casablancas solo debut Phrazes For The Young; Slayer's latest, World Painted Blood; and Judas Priest lead screamer Rob Halford adopts a holiday feel with Halford III: Winter Songs.
A double-shot of smooth R&B from Amerie, with In Love & War; and the second album in just 8 months from Ryan Leslie, Transition.
The Rolling Stones lead the reissues charge this week with Get Yer Ya Ya's Out: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set, their classic live set expanded to 3 CDs, now featuring the entire concert plus opening sets from BB King and Ike & Tina Turner, and a DVD with unseen performance footage.
Nirvana drop a deuce...Bleach: Deluxe Edition, their 1989 indie debut expanded with unheard live tracks; and Live at Reading finally releases a much-bootlegged 1992 set at the UK festival.
Frank Sinatra: New York is a 4 CD/1 DVD box of previously unreleased performances recorded in the Empire State between 1955 and 1990.
Creedence Clearwater Revival's The Singles Collection is 30 tracks in their original single mixes, a first on CD, plus a bonus DVD.
And two classic Devo albums get Deluxe Edition treatments: 1978's Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! And 1980's Freedom of Choice, both expanded with tons of live bonus tracks.
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In New York...I'm Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk!