From Kelly Clarkson to Carrie Underwood and beyond, see which singers have beat thousands of other contenders to win a recording contract on the Fox talent competition
Runner-up: Katharine McPhee
Standout Performances: Ray LaMontagne's "Trouble," John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads," and Elvis Presley's "In the Ghetto"
Debut Single: "Do I Make You Proud"
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