American Idol Episode Guides
Week 7B: Wild Card Results Show
The wild card winners include judge picks Kimberly Caldwell, Trenyce, and Carmen Rasmusen, and audience choice Clay Aiken.
Week 5A: Group 3 Auditions
Semi-finalists Equoia Coleman, George Trice, Jordan Segundo, Kimberly Kelsey, Louis Gazzara, Rickey Smith, Samantha Cohen, and Vanessa Olivarez perform before the judges.
Week 18A: Season 2 Recap
Another recap of the season up to the duel between the final two: Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard.
Week 2A: Atlanta/Nashville Auditions
The last 76 contestants are chosen by the judges Atlanta and Nashville auditions.
Week 9A: Top 11 Perform
Corey Clark, Ruben Studdard, Trenyce, Clay Aiken, Kimberly Caldwell, Joshua Gracin, Carmen Rasmusen, Charles Grigsby, Rickey Smith, Julia DeMato, and Kimberley Locke perform songs from movies.
Week 2B: Top 32 Semi-Finalists
The top 32 semi-finalists are announced.
Week 19A: Season 2 American Idol, Part I
The judges weigh in on who should win between Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard.
Week 12A: Top 8 Perform
Billboard #1 hits are performed by Clay Aiken, Kimberley Locke, Rickey Smith, Kimberly Caldwell, Joshua Gracin, Carmen Rasmusen, Trenyce, and Ruben Studdard.
Week 19B: Season 2 American Idol, Part II
Ruben Studdard beats out Clay Aiken for the title of "American Idol."
Week 14A: Season 2 Recap
A review of the season up to the last six finalists performing.
Week 13A: Top 7 Perform
Kimberly Caldwell, Ruben Studdard, Kimberley Locke, Carmen Rasmusen, Joshua Gracin, Trenyce, Clay Aiken perform Billy Joel's songs.
Week 13B: Top 7 Results Show
Carmen Rasmusen and Trenyc face elimination, but it is Kimberly Caldwell sent home.
Week 4A: Group 2 Auditions
Contestants Clay Aiken, Candice Coleman, Rebecca Bond, Jacob John, Hadas, Ruben Studdard, Kimberley Locke, and Jennifer Fuentes perform.
Week 12B: Top 8 Results Show
Rickey Smith is sent home, giving Kimberley Locke and Kimberly Caldwell another chance in the competition.
Week 15A: Top 5 Perform
Ruben Studdard, Trenyce, Joshua Gracin, Kimberley Locke, and Clay Aiken first perform songs of the 1960s and the songs by celebrity judge Neil Sedaka.
Week 17B: Top 3 Results Show
Kimberley Locke is eliminated from the competition.
Week 11B: Top 9 Results Show
Corey Clark is announced as disqualified from the competition, so no other finalist is eliminated.
Week 14C: Top 6 Results Show
Joshua Gracin enters the bottom three for the first time. Both in the bottom three twice before, Carmen Rasmusen's elimination saves Trenyce for another round.
Week 11A: Top 9 Perform
The remaining finalists, including Rickey Smith, Carmen Rasmusen, Kimberly Caldwell, Clay Aiken, Trenyce, Ruben Studdard, Kimberly Locke, and Joshua Gracin, perform disco songs. Corey Clark does not appear.
Week 8A: Top 12 Perform
Kimberley Locke, Joshua Gracin, Charles Grigsby, Kimberly Caldwell, Rickey Smith, Julia DeMato, Clay Aiken, Vanessa Olivarez, Corey Clark, Carmen Rasmusen, Trenyce, and Ruben Studdard perform songs of Motown.
Week 1A: New York City/Miami/Austin Auditions
During intial auditions, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson narrow the list of hopefuls to 91 contestants to take with them from New York, Miami, and Austin to Hollywood.
Week 3A: Group 1 Auditions
Semi-Finalists Bettis Richardson, Charles Grigsby, J.D. Adams, Julia DeMato, Kimberly Caldwell, Lashundra Cobbins, Meosha Denton, and Patrick Forton perform.
Week 16A: Top 4 Perform
Joshua Gracin, Clay Aiken, Kimberley Locke, and Ruben Studdard perform songs of the Bee-Gees.
Week 6A: Group 4 Auditions
The last semi-finalists perform. They include Ashley Hartman, Chip Days, Corey Clark, Joshua Gracin, Juanita Barber, Nasheka Siddall, Patrick Lake, and Sylvia Chibiliti.
Week 16B: Top 4 Results Show
Kimberley Locke gets a reprieve from elimination when Joshua Gracin is sent home.
Week 9B: Top 11 Results Show
Julia DeMato once again is in the bottom three, this time with Corey Clark, but it is Charles Grigsby who is eliminated from the competition.
Week 10B: Top 10 Results Show
Kimberly Caldwell and Rickey Smith enter the bottom three for the first time, but on her third time at the bottom, Julia DeMato is eliminated.
Week 14B: Top 6 Perform
Kimberley Locke, Clay Aiken, Trenyce, Joshua Gracin, Carmen Rasmusen, Ruben Studdard continue their quest to be the "American Idol."
Week 1B: Los Angeles/Detroit Auditions
67 hopefuls are chosen in Los Angeles and Detroit to audition further in Hollywood.
Week 18B: Top 2 Perform
Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard battle it out for the title of "American Idol."
Week 5B: Group 3 Results Show
Rickey Smith and Vanessa Olivarez move into the top ten finalists.
Week 15B: Top 5 Results Show
In the bottom two with Ruben Studdard, Trenyce finds herself eliminated from the competition.
Week 8B: Top 12 Results Show
Julia DeMato and Kimberley Locke narrowly miss elimination, but Vanessa Olivarez is the first finalist eliminated.
Week 17A: Top 3 Perform
Three songs are sung by Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken, and Kimberley Locke.
Week 7A: Wild Card Auditions
The previously announced wild card contestants, Aliceyn Coone, Carmen Rasmusen, Chip Days, Clay Aiken, Janine Falsone, Kimberly Caldwell, Nasheka Siddall, Olivia Mojica, and Trenyce get to audition for the remaining slots in the top twelve finalists.
Week 4B: Group 2 Results Show
Ruben Studdard and Kimberley Locke move into the top ten finalists.
Week 6B: Group 4 Results Show
Joshua Gracin and Corey Clark move into the top ten finalists.
Week 10A: Top 10 Perform
Country songs are performed by Joshua Gracin, Trenyce, Kimberley Locke, Corey Clark, Carmen Rasmusen, Rickey Smith, Kimberly Caldwell, Ruben Studdard, Julia DeMato, and Clay Aiken.
Week 3B: Group 1 Results Show
Charles Grigsby and Julia DeMato move into the top ten finalists.
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