After 14 years on the air, American Idol finally called it quits after 15 seasons. The singing competition show revolutionized reality TV, and, at least a couple times, followed through on its promise of discovering the next big name in pop music. In a shocking turn of events, ABC announced less than a year after American Idol went off the air that it would be bringing back the series. The 16th season of American Idol will debut in 2018 and feature Katy Perry as a host. While we wait for the series to return, let’s look back on all the winners and almost-winners to see how much they've changed since being in the finals.
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