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Who won Season 8 of American?

Who won Season 8 of American?

Kris Allen
American Idol – Season 8/Winners

What year was Season 8 of American Idol?

The eighth season of American Idol premiered on Tuesday, January 13, 2009, and concluded on May 20, 2009. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson continued to judge the show’s contestants, along with Ryan Seacrest as host.

Who was the finalist with Adam Lambert?

The final saw Adam Lambert pitted against Kris Allen. Over 100 million votes were cast in that final showdown according to Ultimate Classic Rock, and those Americans declared Allen the winner. There was such a great shock around the results that conspiracy theories arose.

Who beat Adam Lambert out on American Idol?

Kris Allen’s
Kris Allen’s season-eight win in 2009 can best be summed up by his face upon winning. Allen’s win remains as confusing in 2021 as it was in 2009, when he inexplicably lost to Adam Lambert, one of the most talented musicians to ever grace the “Idol” stage — he’s touring with Queen, for crying out loud.

Who is the most successful American Idol winner?

Carrie Underwood
American Idol: Season 4 Winner Carrie Underwood Now: The most successful winner by far, she has released six studio albums and won seven Grammy Awards, 9 CMA Awards, 11 Billboard Music Awards and 15 ACM Awards.

Why is Wyatt no longer on American Idol?

Wyatt broke the news to fans in an Instagram caption, where he mentioned leaving American Idol for “personal reasons.” He may have decided to drop out of the competition, but he made it very clear that he has no intention of quitting music.

Who are the top 3 on American Idol?

The top three finalists – Grace Kinstler, Chayce Beckham, and Willie Spence – will take the stage one last time to perform in hopes of securing America’s vote and, ultimately, become this season’s winner.

How much money does the winner of American Idol get?

The American Idol winner gets $125,000 when they sign the contract and the remaining $125,000 when they complete an album, which they have four months to do. They also have a budget of as much as $300,000 to record that album, which is given as an advance that they will have to pay back against future earnings.

Who is the wealthiest American Idol?

With a net worth of over $140 million, Carrie Underwood is the richest “American Idol” winner by millions (via Celebrity Net Worth).