So wonder what happens to the singers after American Idol ends? Forbes.com recently released a list of the most successful idols to hit the music scene so far. It’s no surprise that after her 2005 win, southern sweetie Carrie Underwood is topping the list, with almost 10 million albums sold and performed over 300 concerts.
Even though this next singer didn’t win Idol, she did win an Oscar for her part in the hit movie, Dreamgirls. Jennifer Hudson continues to sell many albums and do very well in the music industry.
And finally, first season’s powerhouse winner Kelly Clarkson still holds the spot when it comes to the most albums sold by an Idol.
As we can see, American Idol has definitely produced some megastars!