‘American Idol’ & ‘Voice’ Winners: Who's Broken Out, Who's Just Broken (Photos)

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

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"IDOL" SEASON 1 - Kelly Clarkson: The first "Idol" winner is still one of the show''s most successful alums. As of January, she had scored a record 80 Billlboard number ones, sold nearly 12 million albums in the U.S. and sang at President Obama's inauguration. 
  • Joe Smith

    80 billboard #1s..I don't think so..

  • http://www.facebook.com/JShawn.Bailey J'Shawn Bailey

    12 Billboard #1's and 80 Million sold.

  • Truthtella

    The must have put in an extra 0

  • Dezign50

    No mention of Katherine McPhee?

  • BrianH17

    80 #1's for Kelly Clarkson??? She has only had 6 songs go to number 1. The record for Number 1 songs is 59 by George Strait(with a possible 60th climbing the charts now). I like Kelly but she has a long way to go to get the record.

    • dannyjude63

      The 80 number one songs for Kelly apparently includes number ones of ALL the Billboard charts combined…Hot 100, Adult Contemporary, Sales, Airplay, etc..

  • nl

    Where the heck is @davidarchie? I know he is in Chile until early 2014 but he still made Forbes top Idol earners at $1million+ and has 1,300,000 followers on twitter & it keeps going up even though he is out of the country

  • jennay from the block

    David archuleta and katherine mcphee didn't WIN. This is about the WINNERS. Read the title..