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The American Idol finalists stopped by PEOPLE before their big tour – see what they told us!
Pack up the blankies and teddy bears – the finalists are taking their favorite things on the road
See why this American Idol earned his own Soul Patrol – from his audition to the road of stardom
"I am flabbergasted," Hicks says after the blow-out finale
Find out whom Heather was rooting for, why David Hasselhoff cried and more
Taylor was fun, but Chris is to be missed, our critic says
It's amazing what a new hairstyle can do! See the latest transformations – and vote for your favorites
Catch the McPhever! See how the runner-up went from L.A. girl to American favorite
The finalists dish on their post-Idol plans and each other
Tori Spelling and other celebs give PEOPLE their predictions about who should win
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