‘American Idol’ Winners Who Didn’t Get the Success They Expected


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'American Idol' winners

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American Idol has produced some of the biggest stars in music today. Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and Jennifer Hudson have met great success following their stints on the show. But not all of the winners from the show’s 15 seasons have fared the same way. If their names don’t ring any bells, well, we’re not too surprised. Although these American Idol winners were immediately signed with record deals, many of them have dipped far below the radar.

Check out the gallery to see what these American Idol winners have been up to since their appearances on the show. Some of them might surprise you!