That said, weve rounded up the youngestever idol winners and runnerups since the show premiered in 2002. American idol is an american talent reality television series that first aired in 2002. Beckham and nick fradiani on american idol xiv on may 12, 2015. American idol winner trent harmon will embark on a country music career as an artist on 19big machine records, billboard has confirmed and unlike recent seasons, when the runnerup has not. A total of 178 contestants have reached the finals of their season. October 28, 1978 is an american singer, musician, actor, host and record producer, who in 2002 was the runnerup on the first season of american idol. American idol winners alaina, 16, thinks country music fans are what kept her and mccreery in the running. View photos from americas got talent past winners and finalists. Being crowned the winner of american idol doesnt guarantee an illustrious musical career or even hits for that matter. Randy jackson returned as judge for his tenth season while jennifer lopez and steven tyler joined the judging panel following the departures of. American idol has been putting singers through the emotional ringer since 2002, with the promise of turning them into music sensations. The farewell season, premiered on the fox television network on january 6, 2016. Katy perry, luke bryan, and lionel richie are the judges of this season.
She returned to the mic in 2015, dropping her third album right here, right now. Scott borchetta also returned as the inhouse mentor. May 20, 2019 after falling short of winning american idol on may 19, alejandro aranda caught up with hollywoodlife exclusively to reveal why hes actually relieved about being the runnerup. May 07, 2019 years later, in 2015, carey appeared on australias kyle and jackie o radio show and was asked if she would return to american idol for its final season on fox. Each season, the final round of competition features ten to thirteen singers. Feb 26, 2016 as we eagerly await the premiere of season 12, take a look back at all of the previous winners of the show and who they competed against at their crowning moment. That said, weve rounded up the youngestever idol winners and runner ups since the show premiered in 2002. The next american idol is just one day from being announced and its down to caleb lee hutchinson, gabby barrett, and maddie poppe. Mar 03, 2019 for this list, were looking at american idol runnerups to see what theyve been up to as of early 2019. Kelly clarksonkelly clarkson has become a household name and is married to reba mcentires stepson brandon blackstock. There have been 17 american idol winners since the show premiered in 2002 american idols 17th season premiered on march 3, 2019. Or at least as close as we can get, depending on the trajectory of their careers.
Lets look back on all the winners and almost winners to see how much they. The thirteenth season of american idol, styled as american idol xiii, premiered on the fox television network on january 15, 2014. American idol has launched some incredible careers. Clarkson is the original american idol, with a career now spanning well over a decade. American idol winners ranked from worst to best goldderby. American idol has been the most successful machine at producing huge stars for over 10 years. The original american idol had hits like breakway, since u been gone and my life would suck without you and released her seventh studio album in 2015. American idol returns to the air this week after two years off the air, with a new lineup of judges and a brand new network behind it.
She has more than 20 million albums across the globe. American idol winner 2021american idol 2012 contestants. Nov 22, 2014 american idol season winner and runner up both received an all new 2015 mustang as part of price package. Play sporcle s virtual live trivia to have fun, connect with people, and get your trivia on. The fifteenth season of american idol, also branded as american idol. Although the winners are usually the ones who become famous, many of the runnersup also find success in music, television, broadway, or other various endeavors.
He has sold over million albums overall, making him the fourthhighestselling american idol contestant in the shows history. The 16th season of american idol debuted in march 2018 and starred katy perry, luke bryan, and lionel richie as judges. So with the latest season about to kick off, lets take a look back on all the past winners and runner ups and see how theyve fared since their idol days. American idol debuted in 2002 during the reality tv boom and ran for 15 seasons on fox. Paula abdul kept us transfixed, the show was really about the contestants. American idol winners list of all seasons complete list. The final round of the competition features a number of solo singers or vocal groups. The fourth season of american idol premiered on january 18, 2005 and continued until may 25, 2005. Test your knowledge on this television quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Mar 10, 2018 revisiting every season of american idol. In 2015, he began appearing in tv commercials as lil sweet, a character used to advertise the diet dr. The show underwent a number of changes from the ninth season, including the return of nigel lythgoe as executive producer. American idol 2015 judges jennifer lopez, keith urban, and harry connick jr.
This season was four to six weeks shorter than seasons 2 through 14. American idol season winner and runner up both received an all new 2015 mustang as part of price package. This is a video showing the runnerup of each season of american idol. But what does the winner of the reality singing competitio. California native butterscotch beatboxed her way into the winners circle during the second season, coming in at third place. The runnerup of season 3 fantasias season is married to ace young, who was a contestant on american idols fifth season. Years later, in 2015, carey appeared on australias kyle and jackie o. The producers of the series are 19 entertainment and also fremantlemedia north. Well, country fans are really loyal, so i think thats why scotty and i did. Nashville will be at the center of the spotlight on the american idol premiere wednesday night, and were already excited about the talent we hear will be wowing the judges in music city american idol 2015 judges instagram. He famously beat out runnerup clay aiken in the season finale, performing his. Oct 01, 2019 can you name the american idol winners and 1st runners up. The female contestants aired on thursday, february 26, 2015.
Sometimes losers outshone winners, especially in the case of runnerups like katharine. As american idols last top 10 group begins competing thursday fox, 8 p. American idol winners and runner ups list by each every year. Former judge jennifer lopez, who returned after one season absence, and harry connick jr. Heck, jennifer hudson and chris daughtry never even made it to finale night and their careers are doing just fine. American idol winner and runner up receive allnew 2015. Excluding poppe, we rank american idol winners so far, based on sales, awards, popularity, nonidol endeavors and more. Will the new winner enjoy more success than the 2018 champion, maddie poppe.
A complete list of the youngest american idol winners and. Over the course of 15 seasons, american idol spawned some of the music. Justin guarini doylestown, pennsylvania age 23 season 1 year 2002 runnerup clay aiken raleigh, north carolina age 24 season 2 year 2003 runnerup diana degarmo snellville, georgia age 16 season 3 year 2004 runnerup bo. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of american idol with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at. Right now, in 2015 amid a highly publicized new romance with rapper sage the gemini. Vince bucci and dia dipasupilgetty images clay aiken has released six studio albums since his secondplace finish on the second season of american idol. Ryan seacrest continued as the shows host, while jennifer lopez, keith urban, and harry connick jr. We rank american idol winners from least to most successful. See more ideas about american idol, american idol finalists and christian singers. Apr 15, 2011 as the competition heats up on season 10 of american idol, all but one will hear the words youre going home tonight.
After parting ways with his record label in late 2015, johnson began working on a second album independently. We have had some incredible talent on this show, like that. Since the show, shes released a number of albums and. American idol winner trent harmon will embark on a country music career as an artist on 19big machine records, billboard has confirmed and unlike recent seasons, when the runner up has not. Ryan seacrest returned as host for his thirteenth season. Clay aiken, for example, was the runner up in season 2, but he went on to record five albums with rca, and two more with decca records. American idol season 14 finale opened with finalists clark beckham. Adam lambert shouldve won season 8, crystal bowersox shouldve won. See which previous contestants made the cut in the gallery. Keith urban was the only judge from the twelfth season to return. British american idol winners 20200309,michigan other performers included oscar nominee cynthia erivo and the top 11 singing a medley of aretha franklin songs and twotime idol auditioner lauren daigle and just sam teaming up for daigles moving hit you say. Contentsthe winner of season 18 crowned at homedillion jamesjust samarthur gunfrancisco martinjohnny westthe winner of american idol 202owhat will the winners and contestants of the show receive. Revisiting every season of american idol the ringer.
American idol winners and runner ups list by each every. Just because their time on idol will come to an end, it doesnt mean their. The x factor is an american television music competition that first aired in 2011. Aug 10, 2018 excluding poppe, we rank american idol winners so far, based on sales, awards, popularity, nonidol endeavors and more. Season 12 kree harrison season 11 jessica sanchez season 10 lauren alaina season 9 crystal bowersox season 8. Sometimes losers outshone winners, especially in the case of runner ups like katharine mcphee and adam lambert. While how much competing on american idol actually helped the artists career is up for debate, it did not go unnoticed that some of the shows most successful contestants were country music singers. Follow a new batch of idols for season 12 by adding american idol to your personal watchlist. The new season of american idol is set to premiere on abc on sunday, feb. Alejandro aranda, laine hardy, madison van denburg are the finalists of this. Through 15 seasons, many wondered whatever happened to american idols many winners and runnerups, as only a select few actually became staples in the music industry. Maybe they are cursed, and only male runnerups clay aiken, bo bice, lambert can flourish. American idol 17th season was premiered on 3rd march 2019 and the grand finale will premiere on 19th may 2019.
A complete list of the youngest american idol winners. As of december 20, there have been three completed seasons. For this list, were looking at american idol runnerups to see what theyve been up to as of early 2019. However, the show relies on its long legacy at fox to hold fans interest. As we eagerly await the premiere of season 12, take a look back at all of the previous winners of the show and who they competed against at. The tenth season of american idol premiered on january 19, 2011, and concluded on may 25, 2011, on the fox television network.
Alejandro aranda, laine hardy, madison van denburg are the finalists of this season the seventeenth season of american idol. American idol winners and runnerups 0 as i looked for a certain cd by an idol winner, i realized there werent very many good lists out there. Clark beckham was announced as the runnerup on may, 2015, making fellow contestant nick fradiani the winner. The show gives unknown singers the chance to win a recording. Join a live hosted trivia game for your favorite pub trivia experience done virtually. After all, she didnt even get a chance to perform on this years. His first album, measure of a man, debuted at number one on the billboard hot 100, and his first single, this is the night, debuted at number one ahead of season winner ruben studdard.
The most famous american idol finalists who didnt win. The winner of american idol isnt always the most successful contestant. With the public release of the cars, the winners were finally able to pick their cars up at the dealer. In april 2015 she signed a longterm recording deal with the independent detroit label original. During american idols 15 seasons, many of todays household names made their debut there, from kelly clarkson to carrie underwood. Wrapups american idol is a singing television competition show by artist manager and producer simon fuller. The complete list of dancing with the stars winners. For this list, were looking at american idol runnerups to see what. If a virtual private party is more your thing, go here for details.
Underwood has since gone on to become a seventime grammywinning country. We rounded up all the second place finishers from american idol and took a look at what theyre up to today. Chris daughtry, too, made a career out of a losing run on the show. In the last night of the finals, fisher and arnold beat out lindsey stirling and mark ballas the seasons runnerups as well as third place finishers frankie muniz and witney carson.726 737 990 1024 1575 865 1549 1387 274 887 1297 586 98 589 705 775 1176 1362 1295 1409 1374 869 447 76 1084 27 894 342 1536 97 446 37 1051 592 498 966 1198 392 438 939 1217 1021 976