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Pop Idol was created by Simon Fuller, who then brought it to the United States as "American Idol" with him he also brought head judge, record executive Simon Cowell
Brian DunklemanNigel LythgoeKen Warwick
They ultimately decided on one host starting with Season 2
Ken Warwick and Nigel Lythgoe were producers on American Idol
Jackson played bass guitar for Journey from 1985-1987 and was featured on the album "Raised on Radio"
Cowell also executive produced the band's debut album which featured the hit single "Swear It Again" among others
The single peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June of 2003 and has been certified Gold by the RIAA
Kid IdolAmerican JuniorsAmerican Kids
The competition which was built to make a kids singing group of the same name only lasted one season
One of the winners was a 13 Year Old named Lucy Hale, who is now a DMG Nashville Recording Artist and star of Freeform's "Pretty Little Liars"
Since U Been GoneBehind These Hazel EyesStronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
"Stronger" has sold 4,533,000 copies in digital sales and been certified 4x Platinum
Tori was cut at the Final 40 in Hollywood Week... just missing the Top 24
Harry Connick Jr.Jennifer LopezKeith Urban
He was there with his then Will & Grace co-star Debra Messing who was a huge fan of the show
School of RockRock of AgesWe Will Rock You
He also had a cameo in the 2012 film adaptation
He did however record "Bohemian Rhapsody" with the cast of We Will Rock You for the Hollywood Records tribute album "Killer Queen"
We Are The FallenWe Are The BrokenWe Are The Ocean
Their single "Bury Me Alive" got heavy radio play on Mainstream Rock stations
Stern's influence and the website "Vote For The Worst" helped Sanjaya reach 7th Place
Suspicious MindsA Little Less ConversationLove Me Tender
Chris' 4th place elimination is one of the most shocking moments in American Idol history
Adam LambertClay AikenJordin Sparks
4. Clay Aiken - 5,069,000
Adam LevineCee Lo GreenChristina Aguilera
He was cut at the Top 20 Live Playoff and his elimination was quite shocking to fans of the show
"Home" by Phillip Philips"Inside Your Heaven" by Carrie Underwood"A Moment Like This" by Kelly Clarkson
It has sold over 5 million digital copies to date
Not only was "Home" the lead single off Phillip's debut album "The World From The Side of The Moon" but it was also the official song of the 2012 London Summer Olympics
Nick's bandmates Ryan Zipp and Nick Abraham are now members of his backing band
The Connecticut based band performed their original song "Coming Your Way" even though judge Howie Mandel advised against it... They were cut in the Vegas rounds just missing live shows
Season 7 (David Cook vs David Archuleta)Season 10 (Scotty McCreery vs Lauren Alaina)Season 2 (Ruben Studdard vs Clay Aiken)
By less than 1 percent!
Ruben had 50.28% of America's vote, while Clay had 49.72%. Only 130,000 votes separated them
General Larry PlattGeneral Larry PrattGeneral Larry Patts
Pull them pants up!!!
In one of the most memorable auditions General Larry Platt sang his anthem about "sagging" for the judges and guest judge Mary J. Blige in Atlanta back in Season 9
Casey AbramsColton DixonMatt Giraud
Unfortunately Colton was sent home in 7th Place... But has made quite the career for himself in Contemporary Christian Music
The Judges Save was introduced in Season 8... It could be used ONE time up to the Top 4
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