American Idol Premiere - only on CTV! - January 15

The American Idol Premiere is Just Around the Corner!

There is some serious talent coming out of American Idol. Here are just a couple of examples of some major achievements:

Did you know…as a producer, Randy Jackson has worked on over 1,000 gold and multi-platinum albums and his contributions have helped to sell over 200 million albums worldwide.

Did you know…Season 5 finalist Chris Daughtry and his band Daughtry sold more than 1 million copies after just five weeks of release, won three 2007 American Music Awards, received four nominations for the 2008 Grammy Awards and two nominations for the 2008 People’s Choice Awards.

Did you know…Carrie Underwood’s debut album, Some Hearts, is the biggest-selling American Idol album to date, selling more than 6 million records in the U.S. alone. The album, released in 2005, has been the best-selling female country album of 2005, 2006 and 2007. Carrie hit #1 with every single she has released to date, and has won two Grammy’s as well as a host of trophies from the AMA, ACM, CMA, People’s Choice and Billboard.

Daily Idol-I.Q. Question: Who was the runner-up to Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood?

Be the first to reply to rhorton@ctv.ca with the right answer and win today’s Idol-inspired prize!

Congratulations to yesterday’s Idol-I.Q. winner – Travis Mitchell from 102 CLEAR FM !

Season 7 of American Idol Premieres Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV.

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