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‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Alums End 2013 on High Notes

Winners Phillip Phillips, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery and Fantasia appear on multiple year-end charts. Also: Christmas has passed, but Idol songs are still visiting the holiday tallies.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Colton Dixon Joins the Christmas Hit Parade

The season 11 finalist debuts on Christian Adult Contemporary with "Jingle Bells." Also: "The Sound of Music" continues to climb ev'ry chart.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Phillip Phillips Puts Two Albums on the Billboard 200

Acoustic "iTunes Session" debuts, boosting "The World From the Side of the Moon."

Mandisa on Christian Music Success, ‘The Good, Bad and Ugly’ of ‘American Idol’ (Q&A)

"I've never been in a better place," says the season five alum whose latest album and single, "Overcomer," have spent multiple weeks atop the Christian charts.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Phillip Phillips, Kelly Clarkson Lift Total of Billboard No. 1s to 403

New chart-toppers on Adult Contemporary and Christian Hot AC fuel increase. Also: Mandisa’s “Overcomer” spends ninth week at No. 1 on two Christian charts.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Phillip Phillips’ Third Single Debuts

“Where We Came From” makes its mark on two Triple A surveys, joining "Home" and "Gone, Gone, Gone." Also: Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away” album enjoys a sales boost.

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Phillip Phillips’ ‘Gone, Gone, Gone’ Is Anything But

The follow-up to "Home" moves up on three Billboard tallies. Plus: Carrie Underwood's “See You Again” still points to a potential No. 1.

‘American Idol’ On The Charts: ‘Voice’ Finalist Takes the ‘Wheel,’ Boosts Carrie Underwood

Danielle Bradbery debuts on Christian Digital Songs, sending the original version of "Jesus, Take the Wheel" even higher. Also: Jessica Sanchez releases her first album and Kelly Clarkson has a "People" mover.

‘American Idol’ Final 3: Why Angie Miller Should Win

She's the kind of artist that parents would be proud to proclaim as their child's favorite singer.

‘Glee’ Guest Jessica Sanchez Meets Her Idol, Naya Rivera: ‘She’s Freaking Gorgeous’

In a new interview with THR, the "American Idol" season 11 favorite also talks about her debut album, "Me, You and the Music," due out April 30.

‘American Idol’ Burning Questions: Does Mariah Carry Glitter at All Times? Is Amber Dating Burnell? What’s on Janelle’s Finger?

Also: Is Angie Miller destined for a career in Christian music? What made Candice Glover lose it? Was Lazaro Arbos familiar with David Archuleta's "Angels" performance on season seven?

‘American Idol’ on the Charts: Crystal Bowersox, David Archuleta Return to Billboard 200

Runners-up from seasons seven and nine enter with new releases. Also: Colton Dixon gets a big bounce post-"Idol" performance and Carrie Underwood's new single debuts.