Season 8 was quite a season for American Idol. From some of the most talented singers in years to adding a fourth judge and introducing the "judges' save," things couldn't have been more entertaining. Catch up with some of our favorite Idol peeps.
He won the hearts of America to become the winner of American Idol. Catch up with champ Kris Allen!
He is by far one of the most original and talented performers in the music industry today—and he has the Rolling Stone cover to prove it!
This soulful singer captivated the nation with his smooth voice and tragic personal story. Danny opens up about life after Idol.
With a voice that made the judges giddy with delight, Allison Iraheta is quickly making a name for herself as the music industry's newest rocker.
This Kalamazoo, Michigan, native is all about soulful singing and killer piano skills. Matt opens up about some things that may surprise you.
He brought a cool kind of confidence to the American Idol stage. Find out why this top seven contestant feels he can be better, and will.
This R&B songstress proved it's possible to be a mother of three and an Idol. Learn more about the life of Lil Rounds.
Singer/songwriter Scott MacIntyre wowed American Idol judges and audiences alike with his quiet confidence and fierce determination. Get to know another side of Scott.
This mom from Utah brought a new style to the American Idol stage. Learn more about the ever-changing Megan Joy.
This former oil rig worker made the transition from roughneck to Idol finalist. Learn more about the always positive Michael Sarver.
The judge everyone loves to hate opens up about how he spots true talent. Go inside the mind of Simon Cowell.
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Published on May 15, 2009