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Surprising no one, and have topped that asked you to name your favorite “” winner of all time. With 24% of the vote, Clarkson just narrowly beat out Underwood (23%) to earn the top spot. None of the other 13 champs even came close in our poll results. See all , and then sound off on your fave down in the comments section.SEE
Clarkson was the first-ever “American Idol” winner back in 2002, while Underwood claimed victory a few years later for the reality TV show’s fourth season. As far as the Grammys are concerned, both ladies are winners as Clarkson took home two Grammys in 2005 (“Breakaway” and “Since U Been Gone”) and another in 2012 (“Stronger”), while Underwood has amassed a whopping seven trophies, including of 2006.
Over the past 16 years, Clarkson released eight successful studio albums and can on NBC’s rival singing series “The Voice.” Underwood, who’s released six studio albums since her victory in 2005, continues her with shows in Tennessee on June 8 and Minnesota on August 2.SEE
After Clarkson and Underwood, here is how the other 13 “American Idol” winners fared in our poll: Trent Harmon (Season 15) is third place at 15%, Nick Fradiani (Season 14) is fourth at 13%, Scotty McCreery (Season 10) is fifth at 8%, Taylor Hicks (Season 5) is sixth at 6%, David Cook (Season 7) is seventh at 5%, Phillip Phillips (Season 11) is eighth at 4%, and Kris Allen (Season 8) is ninth at 2%. The other six winners all earned 0% of the vote.