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: Lauren Alaina
Standout Performances: Thompson Square's "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not," Montgomery Gentry's "Gone," and Josh Turner's "Long Black Train"
Debut Single: "I Love You This Big"
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