The 15 Best, and Worst, American Idol Auditions Ever

Earlier this week, we were all shocked to learn that American Idol will end after season 15. We didn't expect it to ever go away! Join us in paying tribute to the show that started it all by checking out 15 of the best, and worst, AI auditions of all time.

Kelly Clarkson, who went on to win the first season ever!

James Lewis and his mustard suit

Steven AKA "Red"

Carrie Underwood

Trista tries out her Cowardly Lion trills

Adam Lambert

General Larry Platt, the "Pants On the Ground" guy

Jordin Sparks

William Hung, famous for his rendition of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs"

Jennifer Hudson

Mary Roach shows off her singing unique methods

Phillip Phillips

The bizarre Danny Parker

Kellie Pickler

Mr. Incomprehensible, Leroy Wells

Which audition will you never forget? Any auditions that we forgot? Be sure to let us know in the comments!

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