American Idol’s David Cook Single Release Date Reveal is Bear-y Special!

David Cook reveals the release date of his next single, “Gimme Heartbreak” with a fun pun. The American Idol season 7 winner performed the single live last month at his special request live concert at Jammin’ Java. But now, fans FINALLY have a release date for a song the singer has been teasing since March.

David Cook Premieres New Song “Gimme Heartbreak” Live (VIDEO)
American Idol’s David Cook Announces New Single “Gimme Heartbreak”

“I’m so excited I can “bear”ly contain myself,” David posts on Instagram with a photo of himself alongside a rustic looking portrait of the animal in question.” “New Single “GIMME HEARTBREAK” out 6/23!” That’s only two weeks from today (June 9). Hooray!

The concert where David premiered “Gimme Heartbreak,” took place in Vienna, Virginia, was livestreamed for fans who couldn’t make it to the show. The event was a prelude to to the May 7 Race for Hope in Washington DC. David and his team have been involved with the event since 2009, after the singer lost his brother Adam to brain cancer. The team has raised more than $1 million dollars for research towards a cure for the disease.

I'm so excited I can "bear"ly contain myself. (Sorry) New Single "GIMME HEARTBREAK" out 6/23!

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