Allen's Idol coronation song, "No Boundaries" and his version of "Heartless" both charted within the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. Additionally, he taught himself to play the guitar at age 13, and also plays the piano.
I'm sure they're feeling pretty rejected, and dejected, right now, as they watch their peers move on to the live ' Idol' stage while they pack their bags and Greyhound-bus it back to the small towns from whence they came. They should realize that quite a few talented singers were turned away by ' Idol' producers, but went on to bigger and better things. Hillary Scott Lady Antebellum's famous frontwoman auditioned not once but twice for ' Idol,' and never even made it past the preliminary rounds. I literally performed for the production assistants and the interns, and I just didn't make it," she later told Entertainment Tonight. Hillary simply formed Lady Antebellum instead, and went on to win five Grammys in 2011 alone, including Record and Song of the Year. Colbie Caillat This plucky songstress also auditioned unsuccessfully for ' Idol' twice, and on her second try she even warbled her own original ditty, "Bubbly." ("I was shy. Apparently Colbie wasn't too bitter to grant the show rights. Senator Barack Obama Claims Victory Senator Clinton Makes Plans to Quit the Race; Many Clinton Supporters Express Willingness to Help Obama Campaign Obama Clinches Democratic Nomination Discussion of Kirk Douglas's autobiography, "Let's Face It," Deepak Chopra's new book, "Buddha, a Story of Enlightenment," and Lucinda Frank's new book, "My Father's Secret War." James Patterson, Allen B. Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry Mc Auliffe discusses his new book "What a Party! Arthur Agatston's new book "The South Beach Heart Plan". A New Tape From Al Qaeda Surfaces as Does a New Tape of Kidnapped Jounalist Jill Carroll; ABC News Anchorman Bob Woodruff and His Cameraman Seriously Wounded Yesterday by a Roadside Bomb in Iraq Encore Presentation: Interview With Lance Armstrong Encore Presentation: Interview With Former President George H. Bush, Former First Lady Barbara Bush Encore Presentation: Interview With Christopher Kennedy Lawford Interview With Reba Mc Entire Interview With Kirstie Alley Larry King Interviews Country Superstar Wynonna Judd Interview With Donald, Melania Trump Interview With Cast of "Roseanne" Interview With Jerry Seinfeld; Interview With Martha Stewart Interview With Reverend Billy Graham Encore Presentation: Barbara Walters Interviews Larry King What Is The State Of Iraq?Are the Democrats Wrong In Continuing To Pursue The Shoddy Intelligence? Interview With Ambassador Paul Bremer/Analysis of Post-War Iraq Trent Lott Talks to Larry King Interview with Sen.