The attraction's grand opening took place on February 14, , with occasional preview performances in the weeks leading up to the official opening. A press event just prior to the official opening featured many "Idol" celebrities, including all seven winners, numerous finalists, host Ryan Seacrest , judge Paula Abdul and "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller. The American Idol Experience was promoted by winners of the American Idol from Season seven onwards by appearing in commercials and announcing " I'm going to Disney World! In June , Disney announced that the show would close in January ,  then two months later they moved up the closure date to the end of August The last show of each operating day featured the winners of that day's preliminary shows. Again, the live audience voted for the performer they liked the best.
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She was the runner-up of the thirteenth season of American Idol. Asciutto became the first female Wild Card contestant of the series to qualify into the finale and became the second Wild Card contestant, after Clay Aiken in the second season , to make it into the finale. In April , she signed a long-term recording deal with the independent Detroit label Original Recordings. While on American Idol , she performed under the shortened name of Jena Irene.
American Idol is an American talent reality television series that first aired in There have been eighteen seasons, so there are eighteen winners. Here is a list of all the American Idol winners. Kelly Brianne Clarkson born April 24, is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and occasional actress.