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American Idol


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American Idol

  1. 2. An American Phenomenon <ul><li>Created by Simon Fuller </li></ul><ul><li>Debuted June 11,2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Judges: Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted by Ryan Seacrest </li></ul><ul><li>Number 1 hit series that has people share their singing ability in hopes to become a top singing superstar </li></ul><ul><li>Emmy Award Winning </li></ul>American Idol
  2. 3. Initial Auditions <ul><li>Held in studios around the country </li></ul><ul><li>First a brief audition in front of producers with 3 or 4 other contestants </li></ul><ul><li>Next either sent to another audition or kicked off </li></ul><ul><li>1000s come- 100 to 200 make it </li></ul>American Idol
  3. 4. American Idol Winners <ul><li>Season 1: Kelly Clarkson </li></ul><ul><li>Season 2: Ruben Studdard </li></ul><ul><li>Season 3: Fantasia Barrino </li></ul><ul><li>Season 4: Carrie Underwood </li></ul><ul><li>Season 5: Taylor Hicks </li></ul><ul><li>Season 6: Jordin Sparks </li></ul><ul><li>Season 7: David Cook </li></ul><ul><li>Season 8: Kris Allen </li></ul>
  4. 5. Kelly Clarkson <ul><li>Won the first season of American Idol </li></ul><ul><li>Got a record deal with RCA records </li></ul><ul><li>Released four highly successful albums </li></ul><ul><li>Sold over 20 million albums worldwide </li></ul>American Idol
  5. 6. <ul><li>Carrie Underwood </li></ul><ul><li>Won fourth season of American Idol </li></ul><ul><li>Her first album, Some Hearts, was seven times platinum </li></ul><ul><li>Won “Entertainer of the Year” at the Academy of Country Music Awards </li></ul>
  6. 7. Ratings <ul><li>The ratings for the show have skyrocketed since the first season </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, over 36 million people tuned in for the finale </li></ul><ul><li>Now, it is the number one show watched on Tuesday night </li></ul>
  7. 8. American Idol <ul><li>American Idol will be in the history books because the show changed the face of reality television </li></ul><ul><li>People from all across the world are familiar with or watch the show </li></ul>
  8. 9. The End