worst american idol winner 'American Idol': Who's the worst 'Idol' winner?Let your opinions be heard — who is the worst winner of “American Idol?”

The people spoke out earlier this week on the best winners and non-winners. Kelly Clarkson narrowly edged out Carrie Underwood for the best winner and Clay Aiken took down Chris Daughtry for the best non-winner crown.

But who is the worst winner in the first eight seasons of “American Idol?” We were tempted to leave “Idol” goddesses Kelly and Carrie off the list entirely — they’ve had far and away more success than any other “Idol” contestants — but in the interest of fairness all eight winners are included. Who gets your vote? Soul Patrol? The Velvet Teddy Bear? Kris Allen, who had the lowest opening week sales for his debut album of any “Idol” winner?

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."