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.
Kris AllenKris Allen
He won the hearts of America to become the winner of American Idol. Catch up with champ Kris Allen!

Adam LambertAdam Lambert
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!

Danny GokeyDanny Gokey
This soulful singer captivated the nation with his smooth voice and tragic personal story. Danny opens up about life after Idol.

Allison IrahetaAllison Iraheta
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.

Matt GiraudMatt Giraud
This Kalamazoo, Michigan, native is all about soulful singing and killer piano skills. Matt opens up about some things that may surprise you.

Anoop DesaiAnoop Desai
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.

Lil RoundsLil Rounds
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.

Scott MacIntyreScott MacIntyre
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.

Megan JoyMegan Joy
This mom from Utah brought a new style to the American Idol stage. Learn more about the ever-changing Megan Joy.

Michael SarverMichael Sarver
This former oil rig worker made the transition from roughneck to Idol finalist. Learn more about the always positive Michael Sarver.

Simon CowellSimon Cowell
The judge everyone loves to hate opens up about how he spots true talent. Go inside the mind of Simon Cowell.

American Idol TourAmerican Idol Tour
Want your chance to see the Idols up close and personal? Find out when they're coming to a city near you.


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