Also, if things don't work out with 2 of those 3 ...we're told Keith Urban is an 'Idol' vet who could slide in as an alternate.We all know what became of Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, but what about the others?

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is essentially like getting a pat on the back and a gold star.

Roughly zero contestants on Tyra Banks’s long-running series (we’re on Cycle 21 now) have gone on to become supermodels.

The reality-TV contestant you hate in the best way, she’s also the model whose RBF and walk (she named her “company” Signature Walk, Inc.) are unmatched. Kim’s super-awkward catwalk and general lack of modeling skills still got her in the top five. The stunning Somalia-born Fatima makes money actually modeling.

Since the show, she’s also talked about launching a shoe line and releasing a cookbook. The show’s first openly gay contestant bounced back from her loss and became an MTV VJ (she interviewed John Edwards) and now works on Wall Street. One of the few contestants who’s landed high-end runway shows consistently, Fatima boasts an impressive portfolio despite placing third.

"American Idol" is getting closer to assembling a full squad -- the show's zeroing in on finalists to join Katy Perry on the judges' panel. Lionel Richie's still a favorite to fill one of the 2 remaining seats, and singer Charlie Puth has emerged as a front-runner for the other one.

We're told show execs will meet with ABC this week to finalize their choices and make offers. our sources say Luke Bryan is in the mix because he impressed producers in early discussions.No word on who got whose digits, but these two are totally into each other!So while Reed has been busy off filming "Breaking Dawn" and Mc Donald is obviously preoccupied trying to win "American Idol," the two have been keeping in close contact via Skype.In 2014, he also hosted the TV Guide Channel show "Idol Stars: Where Are They Now?" and competed on the ABC reality show "I'm a Celebrity... " Malakar also co-wrote the book "Chicken Soup for the American Idol Soul," and penned an autobiography titled "Dancing to the Music in My Head: Memoirs of the People’s Idol." Estimated net worth: 0,000 No.The GRAMMY-winner is expected to release a new solo album in 2016. The country cutie is arguably one of the genre's biggest stars and the only artist to score six consecutive No.