‘American Idol’ Performances From Kelly Clarkson to Adam Lambert That We Still Love (Video)

TheWrap picks highlights from 15 seasons of Fox’s singing competition, including Candice Glover’s rendition of The Cure’s “Lovesong” and Carrie Underwood belting out Heart’s “Alone”

Last Updated: May 9, 2017 @ 6:40 AM

“American Idol” ended its long run on Fox in April 2016, after giving us 15 seasons of some of the best vocal performances to ever grace television.

The hugely successful, and hugely influential, Fox singing competition series launched the careers of such music super stars as Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, but its legacy will ultimately be in the jaw-dropping performances that kept droves of viewers watching and voting week after week.

From an early demonstration of Clarkson’s natural star power in Season 1 to Candice Glover’s utterly stunning rendition of The Cure’s “Lovesong” in Season 12, watch a video compilation of TheWrap’s favorite performances above and click through the gallery below to seeĀ each in its entirety.

And if you prefer a train wreck, click here for the worst performances of all time.