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    Haley Ferris Smith (1992 - 2019)
    Haley Smith, a former contestant on "American Idol," died in a motorcycle crash in Maine. She was 26. Officers responded to the single-vehicle accident at 2 a.m. on Saturday, Millinocket Chief of Pol...
    Alexis Erica Cohen (1983 - 2009)
    Former "American Idol" contestant Alexis Cohen has been found dead in Seaside Heights, N.J., according to a report from the Asbury Park Press. Authorities discovered the body of the 25-year-old Allen...
  • Madeline Mae Poppe
    Biography Madeline Mae Poppe was born on December 5, 1997 in Clarksville, Butler County, Iowa, United States. Her parents were Trent Poppe and Tonya Poppe . She is a Singer songwriter and TV star. ...
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    The runner up at the television show, American Idol 2018. In 2017 he won Georgia Country Teen Showcase. He also did appear in The Voice season 9 episode 3, but without success. Caleb is dating th...
  • Jennifer Lopez
    Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer. In 1991, Lopez began appearing as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color , where she remained a regular unt...

Idol, Pop Idol or the Idol Series is an international television music contest with local Idol series in a lot of countries and territories:

The show is a reality television singing competition where the a winner is selected by the audience voting. The show combines a number of elements previously used by other shows such as Popstars - mass auditioning, the search of a new star, and the use of a judging panel that critiques the auditioners' performance and selects the contestants. An important element is audience participation, where the audience may vote by telephone or text to decide which contestant can proceed further each week and ultimately win. According to the show creator, Simon Fuller, "the interactivity was important because this would allow the audience to tell me who they liked best and this, in turn, would indicate to me who would have the most fans and eventually sell the most music and become the biggest stars." To this is added "the drama of backstories and the real-life soap opera of the unfolding real-time events" as the show is presented as a live competition event which drew "more from a sporting concept of true competition".

The British talent search television series Pop Idol has spawned spin-offs in 42 territories, in what is now referred to as the "Idols" format, as described by FremantleMedia. As part of an out-of-court settlement between the Pop Idol producers and the creators of Popstars, international sales contracts of the format contain a clause preventing the local broadcaster from using the word pop in the local title. The Idol television series was created by Simon Fuller and is managed by 19 Entertainment, a CKX, Inc. company. Read more on Wikipedia

This project is to add profiles of people who have participated in one of the Idol Series.

American Idol Finalists

Season 1

Season 2

  • Carmen Rasmussen
  • Charles Grigsby
  • Clay Aiken
  • Corey Clark
  • Josh Gracin
  • Julia DeMato
  • Kimberley Locke
  • Kimberly Caldwell
  • Rickey Smith
  • Ruben Studdard
  • Treynce
  • Vanessa Olivarez

Season 3

  • Amy Adams
  • Camile Valesco
  • Diana DeGarmo
  • Fantasia Barrino
  • George Huff
  • Jasmine Trias
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • John Stevens
  • Jon Peter Lewis
  • LaToya London
  • Leah LaBelle
  • Matthew Rogers

Season 4

  • Anthony Fedorov
  • Anwar Robinson
  • Bo Bice
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Constantine Maroulis
  • Jessica Sierra
  • Lindsey Cardinale
  • Mikalah Gordon
  • Nadia Turner
  • Nikko Smith
  • Scott Savol
  • Vonzell Solomon

Season 5

  • Ace Young
  • Bucky Covington
  • Chris Daughtry
  • Elliott Yamin
  • Katharine McPhee
  • Kellie Pickler
  • Kevin Covais
  • Lisa Tucker
  • Mandisa
  • Melissa McGhee
  • Paris Bennett
  • Taylor Hicks

Season 6

  • Blake Lewis
  • Brandon Rogers
  • Chris Richardson
  • Chris Sligh
  • Gina Glocksen
  • Haley Scarnato
  • Jordin Sparks
  • LaKisha Jones
  • Melinda Doolittle
  • Phil Stacey
  • Sanjaya Malakar
  • Stephanie Edwards

Season 7

  • Amanda Overmyer
  • Brooke White
  • Carly Smithson
  • Chikezie
  • David Archuleta
  • David Cook
  • David Hernandez
  • Jason Castro
  • Kristy Lee Cook
  • Michael Johns
  • Ramiele Malubay
  • Syesha Mercado

Season 8

Season 9

  • Aaron Kelly
  • Andrew Garcia
  • Casey James
  • Crystal Bowersox
  • Didi Benami
  • Katie Stevens
  • Lacey Brown
  • Lee DeWyze
  • Michael Lynche
  • Paige Miles
  • Siobhan Magnus
  • Tim Urban

Season 10

  • Ashthon Jones
  • Casey Abrams
  • Haley Reinhart
  • Jacob Lusk
  • James Durbin
  • Karen Rodriguez
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Naima Adedapo
  • Paul McDonald
  • Pia Toscano
  • Scotty McCreery
  • Stefano Langone
  • Thia Megia

Season 11

  • Colton Dixon
  • DeAndre Brackensick
  • Elise Testone
  • Erika Van Pelt
  • Heejun Han
  • Hollie Cavanagh
  • Jeramine Jones
  • Jeremy Rosado
  • Jessica Sanchez
  • Joshua Ledet
  • Phillip Phillips
  • Shannon Magrane
  • Skylar Laine

Season 12

  • Amber Holcomb
  • Angie Miller
  • Burnell Taylor
  • Candice Golver
  • Curtis Finch Jr.
  • Devin Velez
  • Janelle Arthur
  • Kree Harrison
  • Lazaro Arbos
  • Paul Jolley

Season 13

  • Caleb Johnson
  • Jena Irene
  • Alex Preston
  • Jessica Meuse
  • Sam Woolf
  • CJ Harris
  • Dexter Roberts
  • Malaya Watson
  • Majesty Rose
  • MK Nobilette
  • Ben Briley
  • Emily Piriz
  • Kristen O'Connor

Season 16

  • Maddie Poppe
  • Caleb Lee Hutchinson
  • Michelle Sussett
  • Marcio Donaldson
  • Cade Foehner
  • Garrett Jacobs
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Dennis Lorenzo
  • Jonny Brenns "Demons
  • Mara Justine
  • Jurnee
  • Michael J. Woodard
  • Catie Turner
  • Ada Vox