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American Idol

American Idol

Air date - Tue 21st of January 2003

The audition stops for this episode & the number of people there & the number of people going to Hollywood: 9,000 in New York with 35 going to Hollywood; 6,000 in Miami with 20 going to Hollywood; 6,000 in Austin with 36 going to Hollywood.

Air date - Wed 22nd of January 2003

The audtion stops & # of people going to Hollywood: 11,000 in LA with 45 going to Hollywood; 6,000 in Detroit with 22 going to Hollywood.

Air date - Tue 28th of January 2003

It's Beaver Time!!!! Lol! The audition stops & # of people going to Hollywood: 6,500 in Atlanta with 46 going to Hollywood; 5,000 in Nashville with 30 going to Hollywood.

Air date - Wed 29th of January 2003

Here is the list of the 32 semi-finalist: Ashley Hartman Bettis Richardson Candice Coleman Charles Grigsby Chip Days Clay Aiken Corey Clark Equoia Coleman Frenchie Davis George Trice Hadass Halev Jacob Smalley J.D. Adams Jennifer Fuetes Jordan Segundo Joshua Gracin Julia DeMato Kimberly Caldwell Kimberly Kelsey Kimberley Locke Lashundra Cobbins Louis Gazzara Meosha Denton Nasheka Siddall Patrick Fortson Patrick Lake Rebecca Bond Rickey Smith Ruben Studdard Samantha Cohen Sylvia Chibilti Vanessa Olivarez Just think, 1 of these is our American Idol!

Air date - Tue 4th of February 2003

Performers tonight: Bettis Richardson, Charles Grigsby, J.D. Adams, Julia DeMato, Kimberly Caldwell, Lashundra Cobbins, Meosha Denton, and Patrick Forton.

Air date - Wed 5th of February 2003

The 2 that got voted to the final 10 are Charles Grigsby & Julia DeMato!

Air date - Tue 11th of February 2003

Performers tonight: Clay Aiken, Candice Coleman, Rebecca Bond, Jacob John, Hadas, Ruben Studdard, Kimberley Locke, and Jennifer Fuentes.

Air date - Wed 12th of February 2003

Ruben Studdard & Kimberley Locke are moving on to the final 10!

Air date - Tue 18th of February 2003

Performers tonight include: Equoia Coleman George Trice Jordan Segundo Kimberly Kelsey Louis Gazzara Rickey Smith Samantha Cohen Vanessa Olivarez Watch Feb. 19th to see who moves on!

Air date - Wed 19th of February 2003

The next two spots in the top 10 are filled

Air date - Wed 19th of February 2003

Ryan recaps the best and worst of the season so far.

Air date - Tue 25th of February 2003

The fourth and final group of semi-finalists perform Performers tonight will include: Ashley Hartman Chip Days Corey Clark Joshua Gracin Juanita Barber Nasheka Siddall Patrick Lake Sylvia Chibiliti

Air date - Wed 26th of February 2003

Two more move on to the Top Ten. Also, those contestants who will be performing in the "wild card" show were announced in this episode. Simon Cowell also promised a twist coming in the "wild card" show, which he claims will be better than the "twist" in the final episode of Joe Millionaire.

Air date - Tue 4th of March 2003

Performers who have not been voted in top 12 get another shot Performers in the wild card include: Aliceyn Coone Carmen Rasmusen Chip Days Clay Aiken Janine Falsone Kimberly Caldwell Nasheka Siddall Olivia Mojica Trenyce

Air date - Wed 5th of March 2003

It is revealed who each judge and America picked to round off the top 12

Air date - Tue 11th of March 2003

The top 12 battle it out for the first time in front of a live audience. Also for the first time ever a Celebrity Judge appears. This week is Lamont Dozier

Air date - Wed 12th of March 2003

One contestant must leave. Who got the least amount of votes?

Air date - Tue 18th of March 2003

Top 11 sing for your votes. Gladys Knight is Celebrity Guest Judge

Air date - Wed 19th of March 2003

One more gets eliminated leaving just 10 left

Air date - Tue 25th of March 2003

Top 10 perform. Olivia Newton-John Guest Judges

Air date - Wed 26th of March 2003

One more is eliminated from the competition. Who will it be this week?

Air date - Tue 1st of April 2003

It's Top 9 week but only 8 perform. Someone has been disqualified. Find out who. Also, Verdine White Guest Judges.

Air date - Wed 2nd of April 2003

Ryan reveals the results, and a surprise twist at the end.

Air date - Tue 8th of April 2003

The Top 8 perform again, but this time someone WILL go home. Also, Lionel Ritchie guest judges.

Air date - Wed 9th of April 2003

Another person leaves the competition. But who will it be?

Air date - Tue 15th of April 2003

The top seven battle it out once again. Smokey Robinson guest judges.

Air date - Wed 16th of April 2003

One more is going home. Find out who Live.

Air date - Mon 21st of April 2003

Ryan recaps the season so far and interviews the remaining six contestants.

Air date - Mon 21st of April 2003

6 have left and 6 remain, all singing for America's votes. Diane Warren guest judges.

Air date - Wed 23rd of April 2003

Another contestant leaves making it just 5.

Air date - Tue 29th of April 2003

It's down to the Top 5 and each contestant has two chances to win America over. Neil Sedaka guest judges.

Air date - Wed 30th of April 2003

The Top 5 gets cut to the Top 4 with shocking results. Who gets sent home? Find out live.

Air date - Tue 6th of May 2003

The Top 4 go two rounds each in hopes to win America's vote. Robin Gibb guest judges.

Air date - Wed 7th of May 2003

All four get to go home, but who won't be coming back to compete in the Top 3? Find out gets eliminated live.

Air date - Tue 13th of May 2003

The final three battle it out to get America's vote for a trip to the Finale and a chance to become the next American Idol.

Air date - Wed 14th of May 2003

The Top 3 become the Top 2, but who is in the finale and who has sung for the last time? Find out live.

Air date - Mon 19th of May 2003

This episode contained interviews with the judges, and Clay & Ruben, plus audience questions. A look back at how it all started was included and at the very end. Then it's time for a coin flip. Ruben calls heads, it comes up tails and Clay elects to go second. Ruben chooses to go with the wind and defend the south end zone. Coming up next, the opening kickoff!

Air date - Tue 20th of May 2003

America has narrowed it down to two, and now Clay and Ruben each have three performances to prove they are worthy of the title American Idol!

Air date - Wed 21st of May 2003

In the two hour season 2 finale there are many special performances and then the big announcement every is waiting for. The winner of American Idol Season 2 is........ RUBEN STUDDARD!!!!