Diana DeGarmo (Season 3, Runner-up) More pop than Fantasia and more polished than Jasmine, this teen set the template for all the prodigously young singers who would follow her onto the Idol stage.
Prior to the announcement of the winner, season five finalist Ace Young proposed marriage to season three runner-up Diana DeGarmo on stage which she accepted.
The Tennessee resident's fourth album, Overcomer, won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album in 2014.
Jeremy Rosado (Season 11, Placed 13th) His wild-card version of Carrie Underwoods I Know You Wont put forth the intriguing question, What would this song sound like if sung by Matt Bellamy from finish dishwasher rebate 2014 Muse?74 Teenager Sanjaya Malakar was the season's most talked-about contestant for his unusual hairdo, 75 and for managing to survive elimination for many weeks due in part to the weblog Vote for the Worst and satellite radio personality Howard Stern, who both encouraged fans.Daniel Seavey (Season 14, Placed 9th) Forever an Idol footnote after he came up short in the shows inaugural live-tweeted vote, this musical polymath leaned heavily on Ed Sheeran in the come-up rounds and ripped off Andrew Garcias strummy cover of Straight Up in the.Jorge Núñez (Season 8, Placed 12th13th) Getting voted off after week one of the finals is always tough.Starting season ten, the girls and boys perform on separate nights.The first show drew.9 million viewers, giving Fox the best viewing figure for the.30 pm spot in over a year.The truth is that I screwed.What got lost in the shuffle was her elimination-resulting version of New York State of Mind, which was more Gaga than Billy in the Artpop way, not the fun way.A b "Luke Bryan to Become New 'American Idol' Judge".279 In most nations these are not live broadcasts and may be tape delayed by several days or weeks.Fox on June 11, 2002, and ended its first-run on April 7, 2016.Archived from the original on February 8, 2007.Dexter Roberts (Season 13, Placed 7th) He managed to pull off the Georgia Satellites campy Keep Your Hands to Yourself and score charm points early on, but his aw-shucks act eventually resulted in his more subdued performances treading that line between simple and boring."Say "Yes" to YES TV YES TV Set to Launch This Fall".Later, an employee of Freemantle Media, which produces the show, sued the company for wrongful termination, claiming that he was dismissed after complaining about lewd behavior by Vazquez toward him during the show."Irish Idol: Smithson's Secret Past".Pmrc to prime-time on Fox, baby!Paul Grein (October 24, 2012).