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Who are the winners of American Idol in order?

By: Gavin LawrieUpdated: March 15, 2021

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Contestants
  • Kelly Clarkson, first season winner.
  • Ruben Studdard, second season winner.
  • Fantasia Barrino, third season winner.
  • Carrie Underwood, fourth season winner.
  • Taylor Hicks, fifth season winner.
  • Jordin Sparks, sixth season winner.
  • David Cook, seventh season winner.
  • Kris Allen, eighth season winner.

Correspondingly, who is the least successful American Idol winner?

  • Taylor Hicks (season 5)
  • Scotty McCreery (season 10)
  • Phillip Phillips (season 11)
  • Ruben Studdard (season 2)
  • Jordin Sparks (season 6)
  • Fantasia (season 3)
  • Kelly Clarkson (season 1)
  • Carrie Underwood (season 4)

Subsequently, question is, who is the most successful American Idol winner?

Carrie Underwood

Who was the 1st American Idol winner?

Kelly Clarkson

Who are the top three on American Idol?

'American Idol' picks its top three finalists
  • On Sunday night's penultimate episode, the remaining five contestants performed three songs each.
  • At the end of the night, America picked its top three: Laine Hardy, Madison VanDenburg and Alejandro Aranda are going to next week's finale.

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Who won Season 2 American Idol?

Ruben Studdard

What famous singers were on American Idol?

Artists with sales of 500,000 or more albums
Contestant Total sales
1. Carrie Underwood (season 4, winner) 16,850,000
2. Kelly Clarkson (season 1, winner) 14,351,250
3. Chris Daughtry (as Daughtry) (season 5, 4th place) 7,376,000
4. Clay Aiken (season 2, runner-up) 5,069,000

Who was the last person to win American Idol?

In the May 19, 2019 season finale, Laine won Season 17 over runner-up Alejandro Aranda. Laine is now the third “Idolwinner who previously competed, following Candice Glover and Caleb Johnson. His winning song was “Flame.”

Who made the Top 10 on American Idol?

Unsurprisingly, America voted Alejandro into the Top 10. He celebrated by singing his original song “Cholo Love” on the piano.

Did just Sam win American Idol?

Samantha Diaz isn't Just Sam anymore. The 21-year-old singer is now an American Idol. The singer who inspired millions with her story of performing in New York subways was crowned the winner during the ABC singing competition's finale on Sunday.

Did Adam Lambert win American Idol?

American Idol (season 8) The season introduced Kara DioGuardi as the fourth judge on the Idol panel. It was also Abdul's final season as a judge. Kris Allen, a native of Conway, Arkansas, was announced the winner of the competition on May 20, 2009, defeating runner-up Adam Lambert after nearly 100 million votes.

What is Taylor Hicks doing now?

Since then, he has played Teen Angel on a national tour with "Grease" and spent 18 months in Las Vegas doing a residency at Bally's and Paris. He is now hosting a TV show on INSP channel called "State Plate" where he visits a different state each episode and spends time learning about iconic foods from that state.

How much is Adam Lambert worth?

How much is Adam Lambert Worth? Adam Lambert Net Worth: Adam Lambert is an American singer-songwriter and stage actor who has a net worth of $25 million dollars.

Which American Idol sold the most records?

Artists with sales of 500,000 or more albums
Contestant Total sales
1. Carrie Underwood (season 4, winner) 16,850,000
2. Kelly Clarkson (season 1, winner) 14,351,250
3. Chris Daughtry (as Daughtry) (season 5, 4th place) 7,376,000
4. Clay Aiken (season 2, runner-up) 5,069,000

Who made it big on American Idol?

Artists with sales of 500,000 or more albums
Contestant Total sales
1. Carrie Underwood (season 4, winner) 16,850,000
2. Kelly Clarkson (season 1, winner) 14,351,250
3. Chris Daughtry (as Daughtry) (season 5, 4th place) 7,376,000
4. Clay Aiken (season 2, runner-up) 5,069,000