Remember When Carrie Underwood Clucked Like a Chicken at Her 'American Idol' Audition?

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesCan you believe it's been over a decade since Kelly Clarkson won her ticket to Hollywood on American Idol? She was just 20 years old when she wore a top made of jean pants to her audition. But that wasn't too bad — Carrie Underwood gave the judges her best chicken impression after she sang. The point? Pretty much everyone's American Idol audition was embarrassing (therefore really fun to watch now). Let's go back in time and review the audition tapes for seven stars who made it...Read Full Story

David Archuleta Pauses Music Career for Mormon Mission

By Darrick Thomas on
American Idol season seven runner-up David Archuletta announced last night at the Salt Lake City stop of his My Kind of Christmas tour that he would be taking a break from his music career for two years to concentrate on a full-time mission for the Mormon Church.Archuleta captured the hearts of American Idol viewers as one of the youngest finalists in the show's history. Now at almost 21 years old, it is time to partake the customary missionary work that his faith is known for. Most missions...Read Full Story