SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

American Idol

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

Rate:

8.1

Add to Show Favourites

Seasons

Season 4

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Fox 18 Jan 2005 25 May 2005 Tuesdays, 20h00 - 22h00 41
M-Net Series 04 Mar 2005 03 Jun 2005 Various Times 41


Season 4

Season 4 began in the US on 18 January 2005. The final 12 were Lindsey Cardinale, Mikalah Gordon, Jessica Sierra, Nikko Smith, Nadia Turner, Anwar Robinson, Constantine Maroulis, Scott Savol, Anthony Fedoror, Vonzell Solomon, runner up Bo Brice and winner Carrie Underwood.

On May 25, 2005, The fourth season finale featuring Bo Bice and Carrie Underwood aired, and 37 million votes were cast. It featured appearances by former auditioners, and celebrity cameos by Kenny G, Rascal Flatts, David Hasselhoff, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, George Benson, Billy Preston, Babyface and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Carrie became the fourth winner of American Idol, beating Southern rocker Bo Bice, and joining Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken as the only contestants who had never been one of the "bottom three" singers during any week's results.

Carrie Underwood also won a blue 2005 Ford Mustang convertible and the use of a Marquis private jet for a year.

As part of her win, Carrie gained a recording contract with Arista Records; her first single, "Inside Your Heaven", was released on June 14, 2005.

It became the first song from a country artist to go number one on the Hot 100 since Lonestar's "Amazed" in 2000.


Season 4 Cast

as
Host - Himself

as
Judge - Himself

as
Judge - Herself

as
Judge - Himself

as
Herself

as
Herself

as
Herself

as
Herself

as
Herself

as
Herself

as
Himself

as
Himself

as
Himself

as
Himself

as
Himself

as
Guest Judge - Herself

as
Guest Judge - Himself

as
Guest Judge - Himself

LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Sunday 27 September

Wildlife series Dynasties starts on SABC3 and two Battle of Britain docs air on HISTORY.


4th Royalty Soapie Awards - all the winners

Top wins were split between Gomora and The River, with Binnelanders taking Outstanding Soapie.


New on TV today: Saturday 26 September

The 4th Royalty Soapie Awards air live on SABC1 and true story American Soul plays out on SABC2.


A Perfect Lie Teasers - October 2020

Back! A Perfect Lie makes it through the COVID storm to return to Star Life with new episodes and warm-up repeats.


Die Presidentsvrou Teasers - October 2020

Leonardo asks Paloma to marry but she's reluctant.


The Inseparables Teasers - October 2020

Finale alert! The unborn child is threatened but everyone comes to their senses.


New on TV today: Friday 25 September

Nasty C is a Zulu Man in Japan on Netflix and a new season of Lost Gold of WWII starts on HISTORY.


New on TV today: Thursday 24 September

There's a World on Fire on M-Net and another Race Across the World on BBC Earth.


Idols 16: Top 16 girls' song choices

Oh girls just wanna have fun.


Meet the new characters on Arendsvlei's upsized Season 3

See who's coming to town from Monday (28th).

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.