kat mcphee 290 Exclusive 'American Idol' Katharine McPhee clip: 'The music inspired the hair'It’s no secret “American Idol” runner-up Katharine McPhee has a new sassy blonde ‘do to go with her new album. Watch our exclusive clip to find out why she decided to try a new look, plus brand-new pictures of this blonde having more fun.

In about a month, Katharine McPhee will be giving a live performance for Soundcheck and Zap2it is your source for exclusive previews, videos and photos. Today (Tuesday, Dec. 8) we’re teasing her new look and next week tune in for an exclusive preview of Katharine’s January performance, which coincides with the release of her second album.

Katharine’s performance and interview debut Friday, Jan. 1. Soundcheck is Walmart’s original performance series and has featured Norah Jones, Black Eyed Peas and Carrie Underwood in the past.

Kat_Mcphee06.jpgKat_Mcphee13.jpgKatharine’s new album “Unbroken” hits stores on Jan. 5, 2010.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."