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What our favorite American Idol contestants look like today

As we await tomorrow's American Idol season 13 premiere, we look back at our favorite contestants of the past. From Sanjaya to Justin Guarini, early contestants have changed a lot since their Idol days.

Check out the slideshow below to see what they look like now!

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dayhold January 14 2014 at 1:51 PM

Please wait 100 years before you show them again.

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Sandy January 14 2014 at 5:18 PM

And how do they look different???????????

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Michelle Neff January 14 2014 at 4:31 PM

who are they?

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lbreamer January 14 2014 at 2:03 PM

I've never watched Idol & only recognized three of them...

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nucleansolutions January 14 2014 at 4:22 PM

wow did not recognize them.

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shareen831 January 14 2014 at 4:08 PM

Jordin and Ruben look good and have both lost weight but the rest have aged badly. Sanjaya looks like he's aged about 20 years. And Bo bice would kind of look like Caleb followill if he cut off all his hair and shaved off that thing growing on his face.

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drbrfan93 January 15 2014 at 12:24 AM

My all-time fav. is Adam Lambert...He's the best singer ever on Idol,and no matter what anyone thinks about him;he does have the most talent.I hate Idol w/the " big star" judges...I'd rather have Simon back & even Paula,than Jaylo and the others ( like that woman last year--niki monage(sp?) what a JOKE she was!!Harry Connick Jr...no!!! Keith Urban is ok,I guess,but I don't think A I will last much longer @ this rate.After Adam Lambert in season 8,I think..it's all downhill from here on.My slideshow above didn't work right;doubt A L was among these people.

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Diana drbrfan93 January 15 2014 at 1:26 AM

You are right! Adam was the very best. I loved the way he performed on Idol...actually I liked those performances better than any I've heard him do since. However, I did prefer Jennifer Lopez as a judge. I watched every season except last season. Couldn't stand a minute of those judges.

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Amari January 14 2014 at 3:35 PM

Fantasia looks better, Ruben looks better, he did lose quite a bit of weight. Sanjaya aged a lot. Frenchie needs to lose weight, she would look better. Melinda and Danny looks better. Jordin Sparks looked better before. For the rest, whatever. I don't watch Idol anyway, never did. I hear about some of these people on Wendy or TMZ.

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digitalfc January 15 2014 at 12:32 AM

Does anyone know what Hillary Clinton looks like? I heard she looks like a . . . according to The Enquirer.

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bnanaspliz digitalfc January 15 2014 at 1:58 AM

hmmmm. hillary clinton......pretty much like an old worn out hag who is partly responsible for the people killed in Benghazi.

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jnm12524julie January 14 2014 at 2:58 PM

That Ruben guy sure needs to lose some WT. All other people look good.

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