Jordin Sparks won the competition with Blake Lewis as the first runner-up and Melinda Doolittle finishing third. Guest star Jennifer Lopez coaches the remaining eight contestants. The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson returned to judge once again, and Ryan Seacrest returned as host. Contestants Name Age Hometown Season Finished EJay Day 20 Lawrenceville, Georgia 1 10 10th Jim Verraros 19 Chicago, Illinois 1 09 9th A.J. Directed by Bruce Gowers. 2007 'American Idol' contestant dies in shore town hit-and-run By EDWARD VAN EMBDEN, Staff Writer, 856-649-2072; Jul 27, 2009; 0; Facebook; Twitter; … Contents[show] Live Show Details Heat 1 (4 February 2003) Notes Charles Grigsby and Julia DeMato advanced to the top 12 of the competition.
The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on January 16, 2007 and ran until May 23, 2007. A lot of talent has crossed the stage of “American Idol” since its debut in 2002. Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell also returned to judge. And already, there has been a lot of talk this season about auditions being the “best ever.” From teases claiming the “greatest audition ever” to two comparisons to Kelly Clarkson, Myra Tran and Madison Vandenburg, it raises the question of who the best contestants of all time are. The sixth season of American Idol premiered on January 16 2007 and continued until May 23 2007. It was won by Ruben Studdard. Here is a list of American Idol contestants. The second season of American Idol premiered on January 21 2003 and continued until May 21 2003. With Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson. It was hosted by Ryan Seacrest. The top nine finalists perform. Carrie Underwood won the season with approximately 500 million votes cast in the season and 37 million for the finale. With Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson. Theme: Diana Ross The other 6 contestants were eliminated. Directed by Bruce Gowers. It was won by Jordin Sparks. American Idol has returned for its 17th season! This season was hosted by Ryan Seacrest. This season was hosted by Ryan Seacrest.