Two months after the announcement of his divorce to wife Surata Zuri McCants, Ruben Studdard is back on the market and gearing up for the March 13 release of his fifth studio album, Letters from Birmingham .
In a candid interview with The Huffington Post, the "American Idol" Season 2 winner opens up about his album, his divorce, the state of today's singing competition shows and why he doesn't see himself as a spokesman for health and wellness.
What's the concept behind the album's title, Letters from Birmingham?
Me and one of the writers of the album were going through the airport in Atlanta and they have this historical display in each of the concourses. So in one of the concourses they have a Martin Luther King exhibit, but they also have a transcript of the letters from a Birmingham jail. And I remember it just instantly hit me like, That would be »
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