American Idol Contestants' Discography

This is a comprehensive listing of official post-Idol releases by various contestants of the television show American Idol.

All of the compilations and singles of the show as well as most of its contestants' singles and albums were released by 19 Recordings with Sony Music Entertainment (the general record company associated and affiilated with the Idol series in most countries through its RCA/Jive Label Group) from 2002–2010 and with Universal Music Group (through its Interscope-Geffen-A&M Label Group) from 2011 onwards.[1][2][3][4]

The first winner Kelly Clarkson remains the best-selling contestant worldwide with 20 million albums sold followed by fourth winner Carrie Underwood (best-selling contestant in the United States) with 15 million albums sold worldwide.

By the end of 2009, all the contestants had 257 number one singles in the Billboard charts and have sold over 66 million albums worldwide and 56 million singles in US alone [5]


Season 1

Kelly Clarkson

Justin Guarini

Nikki McKibbin

  • Unleashed
    • "To Be with You"
    • "The Lie"
    • "Naked Inside"
    • "Save What's Left of Me"
    • "Cry Little Sister"
  • "Here to There"
  • "Inconsolable"
  • "Made it" (Featuring The League)
  • Psychotrip (EP) ( with Love Stricken Demise)
    • "Celebrity High"

Tamyra Gray

RJ Helton

  • Real Life
    • "Even If"
    • "My Devotion"

Ryan Starr

  • "My Religion"
  • "Love Gone Bad"
  • "Stranded"
  • "7am"
  • "Blue"
  • "Broken"

Jim Verraros

  • Unsaid and Understood
  • Rollercoaster
    • "You Turn It On"
    • "I Want You"
    • "You're Getting Crazy"
    • "Outside"
    • "Welcome to Hollywood"
  • Do Not Disturb

Season 2

Ruben Studdard

Clay Aiken

Kimberley Locke

Josh Gracin

Carmen Rasmusen

Kimberly Caldwell

Corey Clark

  • Corey Clark

Charles Grigsby

  • Charles Grigsby (EP)

Vanessa Olivarez

  • Vanessa
  • Butterfly Stitch EP
  • Butterfly Stitch - Live at The Loft
  • "The One"
  • The One (The Remixes)


  • Quiana Parler
    • Use Your Gift
  • Jordan Segundo
    • Jordan
  • George Trice
    • George Trice

Season 3

Fantasia Barrino

Diana DeGarmo

Jasmine Trias

  • "Love 'Ko To"
  • Jasmine Trias
    • "Excuses"
    • "Lose Control"
    • "Sana Lagi"
    • "Kung Paano"
    • "I'd Rather"
  • "The Christmas Song"

LaToya London

  • Love & Life
    • "Appreciate" / "Every Part of Me" / "All By Myself"
    • "State of My Heart"

George Huff

  • My Christmas EP (EP)
    • "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
  • Miracles
    • "Brighter Day"
    • "Miracles"
    • "You Know Me"
  • George Huff
    • "Don't Let Go"

John Stevens

  • Red
    • Come Fly with Me

Jennifer Hudson

Jon Peter Lewis

  • "Turn to Grey"
  • Stories from Hollywood
    • "Stories from Hollywood"
  • "It's Christmas"
  • "If I Go Away/Man Like Me"
  • Break the Silence
  • Jon Peter Lewis (EP)

Camile Velasco

William Hung

  • Inspiration
  • Hung for the Holidays
  • Miracle: Happy Summer from William Hung


  • Kiera Bivens
    • Love, Lipstick and Poetry
  • Lisa Leuschner
    • Sing Me Home
    • Reality
  • Dina Lopez
    • Str8up Band
  • Lana Phillips
    • Love, Lana
  • John Preator
    • I'll Be Seeing You
  • Alan Ritchson
    • This Is Next Time
  • Donnie Williams
    • Just Like Magic
  • Lisa Wilson
    • Sun Shiney Day

Season 4

Carrie Underwood

Bo Bice

Vonzell Solomon

  • My Struggle

Constantine Maroulis

Nadia Turner

  • "Standing on Love"

Nikko Smith

  • Revolution

Jessica Sierra

  • Deepest Secret EP


Judd Harris

  • Fly (with Visible from Space)

Jeff Johnson

  • Enter In
  • Glorious Day

Jamie Paul Koehler

  • It's Christmas Time'

Melinda Lira

  • Melinda

Sarah Mather

  • Another Day

Kurtis Parks

  • Something for Everyone

Elizabeth Pha (aka Chandara)

  • The Moon & the Stars

Celena Rae

  • Invisible Woman

Mario Vazquez

Jared Yates

  • All That I Am

Season 5

Taylor Hicks

Katharine McPhee

Elliott Yamin

Chris Daughtry with Daughtry

Main article: Daughtry discography

Paris Bennett

Kellie Pickler

Ace Young

Bucky Covington


Main article: Mandisa discography


Bobby "Bluu Suede" Bullard

  • The Bluu Suede Project

Ayla Brown

Patrick Hall

  • One for the Ages (LP)

Josh Royse

  • Memories

David Radford

  • Swing on By (LP)

Stevie Scott

  • Stevie Scott (EP)

Brianna Taylor

  • Brianna Taylor (EP)
  • Fireworks at the Fairground

Stephanie White

  • Knee Deep InSanity

Season 6

  • American Idol Season 6: Greatest Hits

Jordin Sparks

Blake Lewis

Melinda Doolittle

LaKisha Jones

Chris Richardson

  • Chris Richardson (EP)
  • Come Right Back to You
    • "All Alone"
  • "Far Away" (as featured artist)

Phil Stacey

  • Phil Stacey (EP)
  • Phil Stacey
    • "If You Didn't Love Me"
  • Into the Light
    • "Old Glory"
    • "Inside Out"
    • "You're Not Shaken"
    • "Some Kind of Love"

Sanjaya Malakar

  • Dancing to the Music in My Head

Haley Scarnato

  • StrongHeart
    • "Girls Night Out"

Gina Glocksen

  • Gina Glocksen - EP

Chris Sligh

  • Running Back to You'
    • "Empty Me"
    • "Arise"

Stephanie Edwards

  • "On Our Way"
  • "Here I Am"

Brandon Rogers

  • Automatic


Sarah Burgess

  • One
    • "Dangerouz"
    • "I'm So Crushed"
  • Didn't Matter That

Amanda Coluccio

  • "Fly Away"
  • "Now That I Found You"

Sean Michel

  • The Thrill of Hope

Sherman Pore

  • For My Lady Love

Season 7

David Cook

David Archuleta

Jason Castro

Brooke White

Carly Smithson with We Are the Fallen

  • Tear the World Down
    • "Bury Me Alive"

Kristy Lee Cook

Michael Johns

Ramiele Malubay

  • "We Are One (This Christmas)"
  • "Kaya"
  • "More to Me"
  • "Here I Am"

Amanda Overmyer

  • Solidify
    • "Play On"
    • "Love Me Like You Want"

Josiah Leming

  • Angels Undercover EP
  • Punk Ass Rain EP
  • Come On Kid
  • Another Life

Season 8

Kris Allen

Adam Lambert

Danny Gokey

Allison Iraheta

Anoop Desai

Scott MacIntyre

  • Heartstrings

Michael Sarver

  • Michael Sarver
    • "You Are"
    • "Cinderella Girl"
    • "Ferris Wheel"
  • Christmas

Season 9

Lee DeWyze

Crystal Bowersox

Main article: Crystal Bowersox discography

Casey James

  • "Let's Don't Call It a Night"
  • "Crying on a Suitcase"

Aaron Kelly

  • "I Can't Wait for Christmas"

Tim Urban

  • Heart of Me
    • "Heart of Me"

Siobhan Magnus

  • Moonbaby
    • "Beatrice Dream"
    • "Black Doll"

Andrew Garcia

  • "Crazy"

Season 10

Scotty McCreery

  • American Idol Season 10: Scotty McCreery
  • American Idol Season 10 Highlights: Scotty McCreery EP
  • Clear as Day
    • "I Love You This Big"
    • "The Trouble with Girls"
    • "Water Tower Town"

Lauren Alaina

  • American Idol Season 10: Lauren Alaina
  • American Idol Season 10 Highlights: Lauren Alaina EP
  • Wildflower
    • "Like My Mother Does"
    • "Georgia Peaches"
    • "Eighteen Inches"
  • "Barefoot and Buckwild"

Haley Reinhart

  • American Idol Season 10 Highlights: Haley Reinhart EP
  • "Baby It's Cold Outside" (with Casey Abrams)
  • Listen Up!
    • "Free"

James Durbin

  • American Idol Season 10 Highlights: James Durbin EP
  • Memories of a Beautiful Disaster
    • "Stand Up"
    • "Love Me Bad"
    • "HIgher Than Heaven

Casey Abrams

  • Casey Abrams
    • "Get Out"
    • "Simple Life"

Stefano Langone (as Stefano)

  • "I'm on a Roll"
  • "Yes to Love"

Pia Toscano

  • "This Time"

Thia Megia

  • "One Day"

Naima Adedapo

  • Untitled EP
    • 'Free Your Mind"

Ashthon Jones

  • "Lookout"

Tim Halperin

  • Rise and Fall
    • "The Last Song"

Chris Medina

  • What Are Words
    • "What Are Words"

Season 11

Phillip Phillips

  • Phillip Phillips: Journey to the Finale
  • American Idol Season 11 Highlights
  • The World from the Side of the Moon
    • "Home"
    • "Gone, Gone, Gone"

Jessica Sanchez

  • "Change Nothing"
  • Jessica Sanchez: Journey to the Finale
  • American Idol Season 11 Highlights
  • Me, You & the Music
    • "Tonight"

Joshua Ledet

  • American Idol Season 11 Highlights

Hollie Cavanagh

  • American Idol Season 11 Highlights

Skylar Laine

  • American Idol Season 11 Highlights

Colton Dixon

  • A Messenger
    • "Never Gone"
    • "You Are"

Season 12

Candice Glover

  • Music Speaks
    • "I Am Beautiful"

Kree Harrison

  • "All Cried Out"

Angie Miller

  • "You Set Me Free"


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