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All 17 'American Idol' Winners, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite champions from American Idol.

There have been 17 American Idol winners. Here, we will rank each other past American Idol winners to see who is the most beloved among the champions.

Who was the first American Idol winner? That’d be Kelly Clarkson. But is she the best? Perhaps you’re considering the most successful American Idol winners. Or maybe you want to choose by who sings your favorite music genre. 

The most recent victor, American Idol 2018 winner, was Laine Hardy. Laine Hardy, American Idol winner, might be your favorite simply because he’s the most recent and most recognizable to you. It’s all up to you! Make sure you vote up your favorite from this American Idol winners list so we can see who is the best Idol winner of all time.

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

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Age: 21

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