‘American Idol’ winners smackdown: Kelly Clarkson vs. Carrie Underwood (Cast your vote)

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We need your help, Derbyites. As Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. step behind the desk for the final time on Fox’s “American Idol,” we want to know who’s really best winner so far? Is it Season 1’s Kelly Clarkson or Season 4’s Carrie Underwood (both of whom currently lead our poll) or someone else entirely? Vote in our poll below.

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There are many worthy winners to choose from over the past 14 years — some more successful than others — but you can only vote for one, so choose wisely.

Need help remembering the past 14 winners? Then scroll through our “American Idol” photo gallery by clicking the photo above (or simply click here), where we highlight every champ since 2002.

After voting in our poll, be sure to sound off on the current seasons of all your favorite shows in Gold Derby’s reality TV forum.

Underwood photo credit: Jim Smeal/BEI/REX Shutterstock
Clarkson photo credit: Stewart Cook/REX Shutterstock

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