American Idol contestants close their eyes and hope for the best. Photo: Jim Smeal/BEI/Rex Features
By Jennifer McKenzie
Whether it’s Glambert making headlines with his latest hairstyle, Jordin Sparks launching her own fragrance, Jennifer Hudson being named the spokesperson for Weight Watchers or Katharine McPhee landing a role in Smash, you can’t escape American Idol. Scotty and Lauren go head to head tonight in the youngest ever Idol finale (my money’s on Scotty, but I’m rooting for Lauren), but does the winner always take the spoils?