Look at Tyler—he’s straight but has played around with gender and sexuality for most of his career.
Aside from being the oldest American Idol winner (a record that still stands), he sold less than 1 million copies of his self titled debut album.
To put this in perspective, Daughtry’s debut sold 4.7 million copies and Pickler’s album sold nearly 0.9 million copies.
It has been ten years since the very first season of American Idol premiered on the Fox network.
At the beginning it was a small singing competition with an unproven track record.
But while Phillips was all cute and cuddly, Ledet was all “no homo” about it—not even allowing his bro to put his arm around him.