OCCUPATION: Former American Idol contestant
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Millions voted him into the top 7 finalists of American Idol. His clever performances, creative hair styles and happy-go-lucky attitude gave America 'something to talk about' and generated mass appeal.
CON: Some argue that his advancement on Idol was fuelled by Howard Stern's votefortheworst.com campaign. Widely considered to be a horrible singer.
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