[American Idol] Where Are They Now?
By: Vicky S.
In December 2007, it was announced that Ruben had been dropped from his record company due to poor sales of his album The Return. He remained under contract with 19 Recordings. As such he was assigned the position of performing the American Idol season 7 farewell song.
Ruben is preparing to take on the role of Fats Waller in a national tour of Ain't Misbehavin' in 2008. The tour is scheduled to begin November 17, 2008 in Atlanta, GA and end May 14, 2009 in Syracuse, NY.
Clay Aiken (Runner-Up)
Based on album sales surpassed only by Idol winners Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, Aiken has become the most successful male and the most successful runner-up in that show's history. He made his Broadway debut playing the role of Sir Robin in Monty Python's Spamalot in January 2008.
In recent years, Locke has had eight Top 20 Adult Contemporary hits, three Top 5 Dance hits, and seven # 1's across various Billboard charts. In January 2008, Kimberley was featured as the centerfold of Us Weekly's "Diets That Work" issue. The feature counted down the top five celebrity diets of 2007, with Kimberley being named the winner.
After his elimination from the show, Josh completed his service in the Marine Corps and after his honorable discharge, he signed a record deal with Lyric Street Records. His self-titled debut album was released in 2004.
It produced a Number One hit and two more Top Five hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. A second album, We Weren't Crazy, followed in 2008, also on Lyric Street.
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