With american idol coming back to the small screen in 2018, lets take a look back. Justin guarini was the runnerup of season one, and he had quite a promising start after the show finished. The other top 10 finalists in season 1 whose auditions were not shown were nikki mckibbin and ej day. Heres a look at their careers since the idol ride ended. Apr 14, 2020 this sunday, you can watch part two of american idol. Six contestants died in the years after their performances. Jan 20, 2020 since debuting in 2002 with original judges simon cowell, paula abdul, and randy jackson, american idol has crowned talented singers from its robust 17 season long run. Fans react after ryan seacrest reveals how current season. Since taking home the top prize on season 4 of american idol in 2005, the.
Dec 26, 2005 ryan seacrest andor the producers might have massively screwed up by announcing different vote totals during the live finale, but ultimately, ruben studdard won american idol 2, beating the. Bice just made it, as he was 28 at the time of his audition. The show has had its share of exciting moments, but also tragedies throughout its long history. American idol past contestants the ashleys reality roundup.
American idol is an american talent reality television series that first aired in 2002. The seventh season of american idol, the annual reality show and singing competition, began on january 15, 2008, and concluded on may 21, 2008. Before carrie underwood would become hollywoods charttopping country. The group later returned to the show for season 7, where they were eliminated in the quarterfinals, returned for the wild card show, and were eliminated again in the semifinals.
American idol will continue performances remotely e. Mar 09, 2019 its hard to believe, but its been 12 years since the first season of american idol aired. The 2005 season of american idol launched carrie underwoods incredible career but what became of the other contestants. Bo bice only became eligible for american idol in its fourth season, when they raised the age limit from 24 to 28. Ryan seacrest returned as host for his thirteenth season.
American idol contestants and finalists of 2020 cast. Jan 16, 20 there were finalists, too of them, in fact as well as a score of wannabes who didnt make it to the live shows. Below is the list of top 10 contestants which includes winner and runner ups. Now that american idol is returning for another season after ending its. Oct 28, 2016 the voice might be on its 11th season, but back in 2011, when the show made its debut, no one could have predicted how big it would be. Carrie underwood, kelly clarkson and more american idol. Apr 26, 2019 american idol winners, where are they now. American idol season abandons filming in studio because. Since debuting in 2002 with original judges simon cowell, paula abdul, and randy jackson, american idol has crowned talented singers from its robust 17 season long run. Get a complete list of every american idol 2019 contestant still in the running now as finalists, thanks to judges katy perry, luke bryan, and lionel richie.
There have been 17 american idol winners since the show premiered in 2002 american idol s 17th season premiered on march 3, 2019. In its 3 months of journey, stage showed numerous talent contestants proficient in pop, folk, rock, and other. Discuss every season of american idol with tv insiders in our red. From platinum artists like kelly clarkson and carrie underwood to fantasia barrino, many of the winners have gone on to release hit albums and charttopping singles. But memorable contestants like dia frampton, vicci martinez a. It was recently announced that american idol will come to an end after the next season, so we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the past winners from the shows history. David cook was announced the winner of the competition on may 21, 2008, defeating runnerup david archuleta by a margin of roughly 12. Of course, season 1 of american idol was won by kelly clarkson, who has gone on to much success. See the season 1 cast of american idol 15 years later. Some seemed excited to have idol come back to the air, while others were disappointed that the season 18 contestants wont get a chance to perform in. Kelly clarkson, season 1 winner kelly will forever be remembered as the first winner of american idol. Each season, the final round of competition features ten to thirteen singers. Immediately after the season came to an end, guarini also received a recording deal with rca records, and costarred alongside kelly clarkson in the musical, from justin.
Lehigh valley singer tim machetto, who made it to the hollywood round of american idol, season 6 in 2007, sings with his grandmother, jean roche, who persuaded him to tryout for the show. American idol 2002, season 1, episode 15, top 7 results youtube. Sure, we are reminded of the kelly clarksons each time we turn on the radio, the jennifer hudsons each time we watch an awards show, and the corey clarks each time we see an episode of cops. This is me, the group will be officially down to the top 20. While the idol rocker is better known now for her rehab stints on reality tv vh1s celebrity rehab with dr. Season two fan favorite, clay aiken, who lost to ruben studdard, went on to huge success. The message was also posted on ryans instagram page. Mar 10, 2018 the american idol runnerup juggled singing and acting after taylor hicks was crowned the season 5 winner. Finishing in eighth place on season of idol, then15yearold malaya watson was one of the youngest contestants to make it on the show. American idol may have aired its last episode, but theres always an exclusive take it back to where it all began with the top 10 finalists on american idol season 1 and what happened to the.
Ahead of abcs march 11th reboot of the fox juggernaut, we take a nostalgic look back on the. The show premiered in june, 2002 and featured a large group of amateur singers who were all competing for the tile of american idol, as well as a recording deal with rca records. While the judging panel has seen a revolving door of celebrities, every season has been hosted by. With the sixteen season set to begin or the debut season on abc we decided to take a look at american idol s past winners and contestants and see what they ve been up to since the show. Taylor hicks became the fifth winner of american idol on may 24, 2006. This is me, which delves into the lives of the top 20 contestants.
Reedited episodes of american idol season 1 were being shown in syndication as american idol rewind. Long before britney spears cast judgment on the x factor or adam levine spun around in a giant red chair on the voice, there was american idol. Apr 12, 2016 finishing in eighth place on season of idol, then15yearold malaya watson was one of the youngest contestants to make it on the show. Bice released three albums after his stint on idol, with his debut, called the real thing, going gold. Mcphee went on to release five albums, with the most recent one being 2017s i fall in. While the judging panel has seen a revolving door of celebrities, every season. The american idol runnerup juggled singing and acting after taylor hicks was crowned the season 5 winner. She started ascending ladder of fame after winning american idol.
Apr 29, 2018 now, you imagine how many tried to participate in american season 1. This clogging group came in either second or third place in season 1 of agt the show didnt specify. There is so much that i have gleaned from american idol and i am proud of that, he said. Keith urban was the only judge from the twelfth season to return. Apr 19, 2020 now that american idol has figured out a way to work remotely, they have scheduled the remainder of the season. Sep 18, 2019 carrie underwood took american idol by storm and won season 4 in 2005. Ryan seacrest continued to host the show with simon cowell, paula abdul, and randy jackson returning as judges. From platinum artists like kelly clarkson and carrie underwood to fantasia barrino, many of the winners have gone on to release hit albums and charttopping sin. Right now, the top 21 contestants for american idol have been announced, but at the end of tonights part two of american idol. The pop singer won in 2002 and went on to release a series of albums, which eventually led to. On may 23, 2012, phillip phillips became the winner of the eleventh season of american idol, beating jessica sanchez, the first female recipient of the judges save.
Drew last fall and the followup, sober house shes okay. They re among the tv stars, pop stars and award winners who got their starts on american idol. Most recently, leah labelle, who appeared on the shows third season, died in a. Now known as fantasia, she won the third season of american idol. Unfortunately, both ventures were flops, as his selftitled debut album saw poor sales and the movie was panned. Layla spring wins american idol second chance during dwts finale 2019.
The first season of american idol premiered on june 11, 2002 and continued until september 4. The first season of american idol premiered on june 11, 2002 under the full title american idol. Unfortunately, both ventures were flops, as his selftitled debut album saw poor sales and the. Randy jackson returned for his twelfth season as judge and was joined by new judges mariah carey, nicki minaj and keith urban, who replaced jennifer lopez and steven tyler. The thirteenth season of american idol, styled as american idol xiii, premiered on the fox television network on january 15, 2014. Sep 27, 2018 american idol is an american singing competition television series created by simon fuller, produced by fremantle usa and 19 entertainment, and distributed by fremantle north america. American idol 2020 judges katy perry, luke bryan, and lionel richie have chosen their top contestants and finalists of this season.
Est, fox, were taking a look at the contestants from idol season 10 to see where, if anywhere, they have. American idol s 17th season kicks off this weekend. As you will only have until earlyy monday morning 6 am pt9 am et to weigh in with your choice. Former judge jennifer lopez, who returned after one season absence, and harry connick jr. Carrie underwood, kelly clarkson, adam lambert and maddie poppe. Jan 20, 2011 from winners kris allen and taylor hicks, to standouts jennifer hudson and adam lambert, to quirky participants william hung and sanjaya malakar, find out what past american idol contestants are. The then29yearold edged out katharine mcphee in the season. American idol january 1, 20 american idol champ kris allen involved in new years day car crash american idol season 8 champ kris allen was involved in a nasty headon car crash earlier today, and is. Check out the winners through the years and see what they re up to now. Aug 30, 2017 now that american idol is returning for another season after ending its 14year run on fox, fans have been reminiscing about their favorite contestants but nothing beats the gang assembled for. This season was won by 20yearold texas waitress kelly clarkson, who has since gone on to become a grammy awardwinning superstar. Over the course of 15 seasons, american idol spawned some of the music industrys biggest stars.
As the iconic competition series is whittling down the competition in its 17th season and second season on abc, et is looking back at all the past idol winners, and where they are now. With the seventeenth season set to begin, we decided to take a look at american idol s past winners and contestants and see what they ve been up to since the show kelly clarkson. This sunday, you can watch part two of american idol. In anticipation of this weeks american idol premiere wednesday, jan. Ryan seacrest andor the producers might have massively screwed up by announcing different vote totals during the live finale, but ultimately, ruben studdard won american idol. Its about time for the season 18 premiere of american idol.
The search for a superstar and continued until september 4, 2002. As american idol goes full swing into another season, its easy to forget about some of the faces of the past. The folks at american idol tried to make it work, but ultimately they had to jettison plans to produce the show in the studio, but tmz has learned the show may still go on. Jan 06, 2016 see five american idol season 5 contestants then and now and find out what theyve been up to in the past ten years. A total of 178 contestants have reached the finals of their season. The last episode of season 1 was released on 4 th september, 2002.
A year of chunky blonde highlights, the iphone nano, myspace and who could forget season 4 of american idol. Her debut single, inside your heaven, was the first country music single in history to debut at no. Kelly clarkson season 1 winner the original american idol had hits like breakway, since u been gone and my life would suck without you and released. He has released three studio albums, appeared on broadway in grease and had longterm residencies in las vegas. Born after seasons 1 and 2 of american idol aired, spencersmith is the youngest top 20 finalist in the series 18year run. Fans seemed to have a mixed reaction to the announcement. It was one of the first shows to find a new solo artist determined by the hearts and minds of the people. Mcphee went on to release five albums, with the most recent one being 2017s i. American idol is a singing competition show which was started on 11 th june, 2002 on fox an american tv channel. In the second round they sing in front the executive producers and more are eliminated. The remote episodes will begin sunday, april 26 at 8 p. Carrie underwood took american idol by storm and won season 4 in 2005.77 1396 340 196 882 1295 1454 1500 935 1013 746 954 732 884 746 1255 657 1216 80 565 544 324 1231 153 1008 582 1021 611 830 1481 1338 1180 1330 504 966 237 297 844 21 613 758 983 1405 1142 1483 1459