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American Idol

Genres: Music, Reality Competition
Broadcast on: SABC2, M-Net, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Series, Vuzu, Vuzu Amp

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Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 21 Jan 2003 21 May 2003 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 36
M-Net Series 26 May 2003 20 Jun 2003 Various Times 36


Season 2

Season 2 began in the US on the 19 January 2003 and continued until 20 May 2003. The final 12 contestants were Vanessa Olivarez, Charles Grigsby, Julia DeMato, Corey Clark, Rickey Smith, Kimberley Caldwell, Carmen Rasmusen, Trenyce, Joshua Gracin, Kimberley Locke, runner up Clay Aiken and winner Ruben Studdard.

Out of 24 million votes recorded, Ruben finished just 130,000 votes ahead of Clay, although there remains controversy over the accuracy of the reported results. Despite Ruben's win, Clay has enjoyed more widespread popularity, emerging as the season's true breakout star.


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