Daughtry and Carrie Underwood both won AMA's tonight.
Idol alums are the only reality stars that have ever risen to real fame in the entertainment industry.
Other talent competition shows have included:
America's Got Talent
So You Think You Can Dance
I'm sure there are many others, but none have launched careers like American Idol.
Idols go on to win Grammy's. Could you see up and coming actors from a reality show winning Oscars, Emmy's or Globes? Uhh don't think so folks! It took Scorcese practically 50 years to win a freakin' Oscar!!!
Makes you wonder... (my line of the evening as I sip decaf mint tea watching reruns of America's Next Top Model) Woohoo!