‘American Idol’ & ‘Voice’ Winners: Who’s Broken Out, Who’s Just Broken (Photos)
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14 contestants in all have been lucky enough to walk away with the top prize — here they are, and what's happened to them once the competition ended
"IDOL" SEASON 2 - Ruben Studdard: After beating out Clay Aiken in 2003, Studdard's debut album went platinum, and his single "Superstar" earned him a Grammy nom. But his third album performed so poorly he was dropped by his record label, and his fourth and fifth albums performed even worse.