Gates' first release, a remake of "Unchained Melody," debuted at No. Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe says, "Justin Guarini and Tamyra Gray, we all said right from the beginning, those two.
Music critics didn't give the series much credibility and radio did not go out of its way to play songs by in the United Kingdom. But she just wasn't on their radar."Over 12 years later, Clarkson is still very much on the radar, dominating the list of to become a superstar. The Legacy of 'American Idol': It Was Always About the Stars The success of is even bigger than Clarkson and Underwood. 1s to date, counting all national and domestic charts compiled by Billboard.He left after the completion of Fallen in December 2002.In 2003 he started his own band, Trading Yesterday, which independently put out the CD The Beauty & The Tragedy.Then while signed to Epic Records, Trading Yesterday recorded the album More Than This which unfortunantly got shelved but may yet be released one day.After leaving Epic the band changed their name to The Age Of Information and released an EP in the fall of 2007.