Welcome to the world’s most comprehensive American Idol Winners List. Here’s a hint, there are eleven. We’ll give you last night’s winner, Phillip Phillips as a freebie. When I thought about it I came up with five. Some are easy but most are of the, “Oh yeah, them” variety.
Test your co-workers, family, and friends and here we go!
American Idol Winners List
American Idol Season 1 (2002) Winner: Kelly Clarkson
Born: April 24, 1982. From Burleson, Texas
Competing Finalist: Justin Guarini
Voting Results: 58% of 15.5 million votes.
A Moment Like This / Kelly Clarkson
Respect / Otis Redding
Before Your Love / Kelly Clarkson
American Idol Season 2 (2003) Winner: Ruben Studdard
Born: September 12, 1978. From Birmingham, Alabama.
Competing Finalist: Clay Aiken
Voting Results: 50.6% of 24 million votes.
A House Is Not A Home / Dionne Warwick
Imagine / John Lennon
Flying Without Wings /Westlife
American Idol Season 3 (2004) Winner: Fantasia Barrino
Born: June 30, 1984. From High Point, North Carolina.
Competing Finalist: Diana DeGarmo
Voting Results: 51.2% of 65 million votes.
All My Life / K-Ci & Jo-Jo
Summertime / George Gershwin
I Believe / Tamyra Gray
American Idol Season 4 (2005) Winner: Carrie Underwood
Born: March 10, 1983. From Checotah, Oklahoma.
Competing Finalist: Bo Bice
Voting Results: 53.4% of 63 million votes.
Inside Your Heaven / Desmond Child
Independence Day / Martina McBride
Angels Brought Me Here / Guy Sebastian
American Idol Season 5 (2006) Winner: Taylor Hicks
Born: October 7, 1976. From Birmingham, AL
Competing Finalist: Katharine McPhee
Voting Results: 56% of 63.4 million votes.
Living For The City / Stevie Wonder
Levon / Elton John
Do I Make You Proud / Taylor Hicks
American Idol Season 6 (2007) Winner: Jordin Sparks
Born: December 22, 1989. From Glendale, Arizona.
Competing Finalist: Blake Lewis
Voting Results: 56.4% of 74 million votes.
Fighter / Christina Aguilera
A Broken Wing / Martina McBride
This Is My Now / Jordin Sparks
American Idol Season 7 (2008) Winner: David Cook
Born: December 20, 1982. From Blue Springs, Missouri.
Competing Finalist: David Archuleta
Voting Results: 56% of 97 million votes.
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For / U2
Dream Big / David Cook
The World I Know / Collective Soul
American Idol Season 8 (2009) Winner: Kris Allen
Born: June 21, 1985. From Conway, Arkansas.
Competing Finalist: Adam Lambert
Voting Results: 51.7% of 100 million votes.
Ain’t No Sunshine / Bill Withers
What’s Going On / Marvin Gaye
American Idol Season 9 (2010) Winner: Lee DeWyze
Born: April 2, 1986. From Mount Prospect, Illinois.
Competing Finalist: Crystal Bowersox
Voting Results: 53.7% of 95.7 million votes.
The Boxer / Simon & Garfunkle
Everybody Hurts / R.E.M.
Beautiful Day / U2
American Idol Season 10 (2011) Winner: Scotty McCreery
Born: October 9, 1993. From Garner, North Carolina.
Competing Finalist: Lauren Alaina
Voting Results: 54% of 122.4 million votes.
Gone / Montgomery Gentry
Check Yes Or No / George Strait
I Love You This Big / Scotty McCreery