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Season 11's Colton Dixon Takes Idol to 378 Total No. 1 Hits!


Good news for fans of season 11 finalist Colton Dixon, as his new album "A Messenger" debuts at #1 on the on both the Top Christian Albums chart and the Top Christian and Gospel Albums chart! This brings the total number of hits for Dixon to six.

Season 11 finalists have accumulated 17 #1 hits since the end of that season, eight months ago. This brings the total number of #1 hits from past Idol finalists to 378, counting all national, domestic charts compiled by the Billboard Information Group.

TOTAL: 378

Kelly Clarkson 80

Carrie Underwood 65

Chris Daughtry (Daughtry) 39

Fantasia 31

Ruben Studdard 16

Jennifer Hudson 15

Mandisa 15

Clay Aiken 12

Adam Lambert 10

Scotty McCreery 10

Phillip Phillips 10

David Cook 8

Kimberley Locke 8

Josh Gracin 7

Jordin Sparks 7

Colton Dixon 6

Kris Allen 4

David Archuleta 4

Kellie Pickler 4

Elliott Yamin 4

Taylor Hicks 3

American Idol Finalists 2

Bo Bice 2

Jason Castro 2

Bucky Covington 2

Blake Lewis 2

Chris Sligh 2

Casey Abrams 1

Paris Bennett 1

Diana DeGarmo 1

Lee DeWyze 1

Tamyra Gray 1

Casey James 1

Jessica Sanchez 1

William Hung 1


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