American Idol Playlists

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

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Katharine McPhee ? Carrie Underwood ? Daughtry ? Jennifer Hudson ? Taylor Hicks ? Ruben Studdard ? Bo Bice ? Randy Jackson ? Kelly Clarkson ? Kellie Pickler

Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee
  1. Irreplaceable, Beyoncé
  2. Stand, BeBe Winans
  3. Wind It Up, Gwen Stefani
  4. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye
  5. SexyBack, Justin Timberlake
  6. Caught Up, Usher
  7. Strong Enough, Sheryl Crow
  8. Fighter, Christina Aguilera
  9. Emotion, Destiny's Child
  10. Unfaithful, Rihanna

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood
  1. Welcome to the Black Parade, My Chemical Romance
  2. Waiting On the World to Change, John Mayer
  3. Like Red On a Rose, Alan Jackson
  4. Beautiful Day, U2
  5. I'm Your Man, Wham!
  6. Paint It Black, The Rolling Stones
  7. Innocent, Our Lady Peace
  8. Bicycle Race, Queen
  9. Stealing Kisses, Faith Hill
  10. My Love (Single Version), Justin Timberlake featuring T.I. My Love
  11. The Chair, George Strait
  12. Once In a Lifetime, Keith Urban
  13. The Kill, 30 Seconds to Mars
  14. Into the Ocean, Blue October
  15. Waitin' On a Woman, Brad Paisley


  1. Lakini's Juice, Live
  2. The Day I Tried to Live, Soundgarden
  3. Them Bones, Alice In Chains
  4. Soldier's Daughter, Tonic
  5. In Memory, Shinedown
  6. Save a Prayer, Duran Duran
  7. Hide and Seek, Imogen Heap
  8. Jóga, Björk
  9. With or Without You, U2
  10. Nature Boy, Nat King Cole
  11. Give It Away, Red Hot Chili Peppers
  12. Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2
  13. Helicopter, Bloc Party
  14. There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight, Hank Williams
  15. Forever My Friend, Ray LaMontagne

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
  1. Can't Let Go, Anthony Hamilton
  2. Promise, Ciara
  3. Listen (From "Dreamgirls"), Beyoncé
  4. Poppin', Chris Brown
  5. My Hood, Young Jeezy
  6. Better People, India.Arie
  7. Black Sweat, Prince
  8. My Love (Single Version), Justin Timberlake featuring T.I. My Love
  9. Hey Mama, Kanye West
  10. Girl Next Door, Musiq & Ayana
  11. Go on Without You, Shirley Murdock
  12. How Long (Betcha' Got a Chick on the Side), The Pointer Sisters
  13. A Song for You, Donny Hathaway
  14. Testify, Common Be
  15. All in Love Is Fair, Stevie Wonder
  16. Shortie Like Mine (featuring Chris Brown & Johntá Austin), Bow Wow
  17. It's Goin' Down (featuring Nitti), Yung Joc featuring Nitti
  18. Hood Boy (radio edit), Fantasia featuring Big Boi Hood Boy We Must Pray, Kevin Macklin

Taylor Hicks

Taylor Hicks
  1. U.S. Blues, Grateful Dead
  2. Soul Serenade, King Curtis
  3. Compared to What, Les McCann
  4. Am I Blue, Ray Charles
  5. Heavy Things, Phish
  6. Twistin' the Night Away, Sam Cooke
  7. Candle in the Wind, Elton John
  8. Use Me, Bill Withers
  9. Get on the Good Foot, James Brown
  10. I Know What Love's All About, Anthony Hamilton

Ruben Studdard

Ruben Studdard
  1. Any Love, Luther Vandross
  2. Love Won't Let Me Wait, Luther Vandross
  3. Busy Body, Luther Vandross
  4. Dance With My Father, Luther Vandross
  5. Bad Boy/Having a Party, Luther Vandross
  6. So Amazing, Luther Vandross
  7. Give Me the Reason, Luther Vandross
  8. Anyone Who Had a Heart, Luther Vandross
  9. Stop to Love, Luther Vandross
  10. A House Is Not a Home, Luther Vandross
  11. Never Too Much, Luther Vandross
  12. Since I Lost My Baby, Luther Vandross
  13. Creepin', Luther Vandross
  14. I (Who Have Nothing), Luther Vandross & Martha Wash
  15. If This World Were Mine, Luther Vandross & Cheryl Lynn
  16. Don't Want to Be a Fool, Luther Vandross
  17. 'Til My Baby Comes Home, Luther Vandross
  18. Don't You Know That?, Luther Vandross
  19. Superstar, Luther Vandross
  20. The Impossible Dream, Luther Vandross

Bo Bice

Bo Bice
  1. Indians, Anthrax
  2. Should I Stay or Should I Go, The Clash
  3. Man In the Box, Alice In Chains
  4. Smoke On the Water, Deep Purple
  5. War Pigs (Live), Black Sabbath
  6. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Iron Butterfly ,
  7. Sunshine of Your Love, Cream
  8. I'm Broken (Live), Pantera
  9. Don't Fear) The Reaper, Blue Öyster Cult
  10. Born to Be Wild, Steppenwolf
  11. Outshined, Soundgarden
  12. Even Flow, Pearl Jam
  13. Epic, Faith No More
  14. Under the Bridge, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson
  1. Fly Like a Bird, Mariah Carey
  2. Being a Girl, Van Hunt
  3. Hot Stage Lights, Van Hunt
  4. Everybody Got Their Something, Nikka Costa
  5. So Have I for You, Nikka Costa
  6. 99 Problems, Jay-Z
  7. Come As You Are, Nirvana
  8. Redneck Woman, Gretchen Wilson
  9. Hey Pocky A-way, The Meters
  10. Wang Dang Doodle (Single), Koko Taylor
  11. A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement (Live), John Coltrane
  12. Hopeless, Dionne Farris
  13. Far East Mississippi ("The Best Of" Version), Ohio Players
  14. Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Green Day
  15. The Scientist, Coldplay
  16. Muddy Water, Aretha Franklin
  17. Woman's Gotta Have It, Bobby Womack
  18. If You Don't Know Me By Now, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson
  1. Streets of Philadelphia, Bruce Springsteen
  2. Why, Annie Lennox
  3. Eat the Rich, Aerosmith
  4. I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You), Aretha Franklin
  5. Perfect, Alanis Morissette
  6. Never Is a Promise, Fiona Apple
  7. Red House, Jimi Hendrix
  8. I Used to Love Him, Lauryn Hill & Mary J. Blige
  9. Tyler, The Toadies
  10. Sunday Morning, No Doubt
  11. Walk On, U2

Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler
  1. Stand by Your Man, Tammy Wynette
  2. 9 to 5, Dolly Parton
  3. Walkin' After Midnight, Patsy Cline
  4. Independence Day, Martina McBride
  5. Ain't No Other Man, Christina Aguilera
  6. That's Why I'm Here, Kenny Chesney
  7. Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You, Kellie Pickler
  8. Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood
  9. Walk Away, Kelly Clarkson
  10. How Do You Like Me Now?!, Toby Keith
  11. Tonight I Wanna Cry, Keith Urban
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