Now that we’re all caught up on our favorite American Idol winners, we’re turning our attention to all the talented singers who came in second place. Quite a few went on to launch hugely successful careers (oh hey, Adam Lambert) while others ventured into new territories, like acting and politics. But if there’s anything we’ve learned from this talented group, it’s that runners up can also make it big.
So, is Justin Guarini still pursuing music? And what has Crystal Bowersox been up to these days? As we celebrate the milestone 20th season of the competition series, we’re revisiting the full American Idol runners up list to see where they are now.