American Idol helped discovered and nurtured a number of singers who have gone on to become some of the biggest names in music. Though many of the performers from the show launched pop careers, the groundbreaking reality competition is also responsible for numerous country stars, including Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler and Scotty McCreery.

Who is your personal favorite of the country singers who have appeared on Idol? Our poll includes superstars such as Underwood and Kelly Clarkson, as well as Josh Gracin and Bucky CovingtonLauren Alaina and Kree Harrison and more.

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