"American Idol" has not always given us superstars, but it always delivers talent. Here are 10 great talents who deserved more fame.
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7. Joshua Ledet, season 11
The gyrating teen was a crowd favorite the minute he stepped onto the "Idol" stage. Ledet perfectly offset the performances of that year's winner Phillip Phillips with his outsize personality and charisma. He crooned "When a Man Loves a Woman" with intention, made you move with "Ain't Too Proud to Beg," and even lived up to the majesty of Stevie Wonder with his take on "I Wish."