Casey JamesTo help launch their 'American Idols Live!' tour and the latest flavor of M&Ms -- Pretzel M&Ms -- the top ten 'Idol' finalists, including winner Lee DeWyze and runner-up Crystal Bowersox, played for a crowd inside of a giant M&M in New York City.

After the show, PopEater caught up with third-place finisher Casey James, who told us how great it was to duet with Bret Michael's on the 'Idol' finale, where the two heartthrobs played 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn.'

"It was amazing. He was an amazing guy," James said.

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