Best Singers Made Famous By Reality TV

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The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

Jackie might have become successful without her appearance on America's Got Talent. But it would have taken a lot longer than... Instantly! - BobG

Came in second on America's Got Talent season 5, but exploded on the charts, breaking Michael Jackson's record as the youngest artist in US chart history to have a Top 2 and Platinum CD.
Since then, has had her own PBS "Great Performances" T.V. special TWICE, with taping of her third T.V. special slated for summer of 2014.
Destined to be the greatest singer of her generation.

I saw Jackie on AGT, she was Amazing!

She was born on YouTube and launched on America's Got Talent Season 5 (even though she came in "second". That was of little consequence because it's what came afterward that is important:

She's releasing her third full studio album (sixth overall) "Awakening" on Sept. 23rd. She just finished taping her *third* PBS Great Performances concert (to be broadcast in December). She has performed in Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia with tenor Dimitry Hvorostovsky and soprano Sumi Jo in front of 100,000, in Taiwan with José Carerras in front of 30,000, in Hiroshima at the Peace Arch Concert followed by her own concert in Bunkamura Hall in Tokyo, with Cirque du Soleil in their One Night for ONE DROP charity gala, twice for Muhammad Ali's CelebrityFightNight, David Foster & Friends numerous times, four times for the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, twice with Tony Bennett, and in over 50 of her own solo concerts backed by full orchestra. The full list is much ...more

2 Adam Lambert Adam Lambert Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.

Saw him live -- absolutely the best singer on American Idol and one of the best singers I've ever heard -- no one surpasses his range and vocal ability.

Adam Lambert has an amazing range that few male pop singers possess or use. His voice and presence changed American Idol.

Adam is the absolute best singer of his generation. He will go down in history as one the best of any generation.

3 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson

most successful, and technically an amazing vocalist, who Simon said was on the level of Mariah Carey and Celine Dion - ilovekelly75

She has a seriously amazing voice. So amazing! I have such huge love for Kelly Clarkson. She is unbelievably talented.

4 Leona Lewis Leona Lewis Leona Louise Lewis is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, London, England where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

Every one of her performances made the hair on the back of my neck stand up, no one since has even got close.

Mariah Carey minus the whistle notes - ilovekelly75

5 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood

Carrie and Miranda should be much higher than they are! I ADORE them both. Kellie Pickler should be on here too! Congrats on everything to the two of you! And everyone else on here ;)

Carrie Underwood has a flawless singing voice. She is also a dynamic performer!

one of the best country singers ever - ilovekelly75

6 Jordin Sparks Jordin Sparks Jordin Brianna Sparks is an American singer, songwriter and actress. In 2007, she rose to fame after winning the sixth season of American Idol; at age 17, she became the youngest winner in the series' history.

beautiful voice that can be versatile and dynamic - ilovekelly75

Great singer and actress in Sparkle.

7 Eli Mattson

soulful version of Elton John - ilovekelly75

8 Max Crumm

he won the part as Danny on Grease even though he looked nothing like him - ilovekelly75

9 Miranda Lambert Miranda Lambert Miranda Leigh Lambert is an American country music singer and songwriter. She is best known as a solo artist, and is a member of the Pistol Annies. V 1 Comment
10 Caitlin Lynn

chilling tone to her voice - ilovekelly75

The Contenders

11 Crystal Bowersox
12 Cheryl Cole Cheryl Cole Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame in late 2002 as a member of girl group Girls Aloud on ITV's Popstars: The Rivals, and stayed with the group until they split up in 2013. V 1 Comment
13 Susan Boyle Susan Boyle Susan Magdalane Boyle is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables.
14 Laurel McGoff
15 Dilana Robichaux
16 Chris Daughtry Chris Daughtry Christopher Adam "Chris" Daughtry is an American musician and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry and as the fourth-place contestant on the fifth season of American Idol.
17 Angie Miller
18 Leanne Mitchell
19 Jessica Sanchez Jessica Sanchez
20 Kris Allen V 1 Comment
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