What happened to Ruben Studdard on American Idol?

What happened to Ruben Studdard on American Idol?

American Idol winner Ruben Studdard to teach at UTC UTC announced Friday that Season 2 American Idol winner and Grammy award-nominated recording artist Ruben Studdard will join the university’s Music Division. The university says Studdard will lead a series of master classes on campus during the spring 2022 semester.

What season was Ruben Studdard on American Idol?

second season
The second season of American Idol premiered on January 21, 2003, and continued until May 21, 2003….American Idol (season 2)

American Idol
Winner Ruben Studdard
Runner-up Clay Aiken
Finals venue Gibson Amphitheatre

What happened to the big black guy on American Idol?

The 22-year-old is currently the lead in his band, The Blues Groovers. In early 2022 Gullage signed with Grammy-winning record label, Basin Street Records. He’s slated to release his first full-length LP – Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed Blues this spring.

How old is Ruben Studdard now?

43 years (September 12, 1978)Ruben Studdard / Age

Is Ruben Studdard still singing?

To date, Studdard has released eight studio albums, the most recent one being 2018’s Ruben Sings Luther. Soulful and its follow-up I Need an Angel were certified Platinum and Gold, respectively, but subsequent albums never quite met the same success.

When did Clay Aiken win American Idol?

With longer, flat ironed, spiky hair and a penchant for wearing striped shirts, Aiken had established a trademark look by the final American Idol season 2 show. On May 21, 2003, Aiken came in a close second to Ruben Studdard, who won the contest by 134,000 votes out of more than 24,000,000 votes cast.

Who is leaving American Idol?

Kenedi Anderson
Kenedi Anderson, a front-runner on “American Idol” this season, is leaving the show. Anderson, 17, announced the news Monday on Instagram, explaining that she made the decision to drop out of the ABC singing competition for “personal reasons.”

When did Carrie Underwood win American Idol?

May 25, 2005
The then 21-year old left the judges blown away with her cover of Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” So with this audition, it didn’t just lead her straight to the show, but she actually dominated the fourth season of the singing competition and was crowned the winner on May 25, 2005.