"American Idol" has delivered plenty of star-power over the years. With the swan-song season set to premiere Wednesday, January 6th, there's no better time to check in on what past winners are up to these days -- especially since not everyone who's won has had the kind of success "Idol" darlings Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood have had.

Here's what all 14 past "American Idol" winners have been doing since they were crowned America's Next Pop Superstar. (Spoiler alert: Not all of them lived up to that title.)
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American Idol
ABCTVPGJanuary 21, 2003
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Singers with dreams of super stardom audition and compete in a series of challenging rounds in the hope of living their childhood and lifelong dreams. Read More