Previous winners

Season 1: Kelly Clarkson

Season 2: Ruben Studdard

Season 3: Fantasia Barrino

Season 4: Carrie Underwood

Season 5: Taylor Hicks

Season 6: Jordin Sparks

Season 7: David Cook

Season 8: Kris Allen

Season 9: Lee Dewyze

Season 10: Scotty McCreery

Season 11: Phillip Phillips

Season 12: ?