In 2002, 23 million viewers tuned in to watch Kelly Clarkson win the first season of American Idol, which translated to her debut post-show album, Thankful, selling 2.8 million albums to date, more than 2 million of which were sold in the first two years after its release. In 2011, 11.1 million viewers tuned in to watch… Continue reading Will ‘The Voice’ ever find a Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood?
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As it was designed to, “American Idol” has launched some great music careers, including those of superstars Kelly Clarkson, Chris Daughtry and Carrie Underwood. However, when it comes to acting, contestants have had mixed results, from Jennifer Hudson’s Oscar-winning performance in “Dreamgirls” to Clalrkson and runner-up Justin Guarini’s horrid “From Justin to Kelly” (a film that crashed so badly, it’s still regarded as one of the worst movies ever made).
Lauren Alaina may have lost American Idol — but she still feels like a winner after singing with Carrie Underwood.. . “Carrie has been my Idol… Continue reading What Carrie Underwood Whispered to Lauren Alaina on 'American Idol' Finale
Carrie Underwood steps out to support American Idol creator Simon Fuller as he receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday (May 23) in Los Angeles.
The 28-year-old country cutie got her big break when she won American Idol’s fourth season!
Joining Carrie on the red carpet with Simon was Idol’s longtime host, Ryan Seacrest.
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, judge Jennifer Lopez and Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood were among those who turned out Monday to honor Idol … Continue reading Carrie Underwood, Ryan Seacrest Honor 'American Idol' Creator Simon Fuller at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony (Video)