Question: Which singer was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol?

Answer: On this day in 2002, Kelly Clarkson, a 20-year-old cocktail waitress, won the first season of American Idol in a live television broadcast. Clarkson came out on top in the amateur singing contest over runner-up Justin Guarini after millions of viewers cast their votes for her by phone. She was awarded a recording contract and went on to sell millions of albums and establish a successful music career. Starting with its first season, American Idol became one of the most popular TV programs in U.S. history and spawned a slew of talent-competition shows.

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Idol 2002 Finale Kelly Clarkson is crowned the winner
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1American Idol – Season 1

The first season of American Idol premiered on June 11, 2002 (under the full title American Idol: The Search for a Superstar) and continued until September 4, 2002.It was won by Kelly Clarkson.The first season was co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman, the latter of whom left the show after the season ended.. The winner, Kelly Clarkson, signed with RCA Records, the label in …
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2Kelly Clarkson was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol
Step 1 : Introduction to the question “Which singer was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol?”…On this day in 2002, Kelly Clarkson, a 20-year-old cocktail waitress, won the first season of American Idol in a live television broadcast. Clarkson came out on top in the amateur singing contest over runner-up Justin Guarini after …
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3Idol

The first season of American Idol premiered on June 11, 2002 (under the full title American Idol: The Search for a Superstar) and continued until September 4, 2002. This season was won by 20-year-old Texas waitress Kelly Clarkson, who has since gone on to become a Grammy Award-winning superstar. This season was co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman, the latter of whom left the show …
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4Kelly Clarkson was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol
The very first season of ‘American Idol’ aired its final episode on September 4, 2002 — a showdown between Justin Guarini, an early favorite of the viewers, and Kelly Clarkson, who began to make a larger impact on the judges through the competition through her renditions of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Natural Woman’, and Betty Hutton’s ‘Stuff Like That There’.
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5Kelly Clarkson was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol
Tamyra Gray was lucky enough to be a contestant on the very first season of “American Idol” in 2002. Gray placed 4th and as we all know fan favorite Kelly Clarkson went on to the winner’s seat.
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6Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson – First Audition – American Idol. Kelly Clarkson – First Audition – American Idol.
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7Kelly Clarkson was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol
Kelly Clarkson famously had “A Moment Like This” after she was crowned the first winner of American Idol, but what came next was awful.Other artists — some of who are now judges and coaches …
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8Kelly Clarkson was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol
See below for a complete list of American Idol winners. Season 1. The first season of American Idol premiered on June 11, 2002, and a 20-year-old Kelly Clarkson stood in front of judges Simon …
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9Kelly Clarkson was the first contestant to win Season 1 of American Idol
The first live episode of the NBC competition took place Tuesday night and saw judges Kelly, 38, and Sofia – along with Howie Mandel and Heidi Klum – seated six-feet apart at an extended panel. As the four superstar critics watched from the Warner Bros. backlot in Los Angeles , contestants either performed their acts virtually or around the famous set.
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10American Idol

The seventeenth season of American Idol premiered on March 3, 2019 on the ABC television network. It is the show’s second season to air on ABC. Ryan Seacrest continues his role as the show’s host, while Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie returned for their second season as judges. Bobby Bones returned as the in-house mentor, and acted as guest host for the taped April 8, 2019 episode.
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118 years of ‘American Idol’: How Kelly Clarkson’s win forced her to do a movie that made her feel ‘miserable’
The very first season of ‘American Idol … Hutton’s ‘Stuff Like That There’. Kelly Clarkson went on to win over the viewers and therefore the popular vote, which led her to become the first-ever ‘American Idol’ winner. As part of her win, a record …
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2‘American Idol’ alums Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner are expecting a baby girl: ‘#TheNextIdol’
Former ‘American Idol’ contestants Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner, who married after they met in Season 16, are expecting their first child, a girl.
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Published Date: 2020-08-18T00:01:00.0000000Z


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1.  American Idol (season 1)
It was won by Kelly Clarkson. The first season was co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman, the latter of whom left the show after the season ended…
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2.  Kelly Clarkson
winning the first season of American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson‘s debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard…
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3.  American Idol (season 3)
The third season of American Idol premiered on Monday, January 19, 2004, and continued until May 26, 2004. The third season was won by Fantasia Barrino…
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