Beating out contestants from ten other seasons, Kelly Clarkson topped Forbes' list of top-earning "American Idol" contestants.
From May 2011 to May 2012, the "Stronger" singer earned about $8 million, far surpassing the following two who tied for the second spot, Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry, who each took in $5 million.
Leading viewers through a star-studded night of energetic musical performances, Adam Lambert played host to Sunday's (December 16) VH1 Divas 2012 concert showcase.
Held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, the "American Idol" rocker helped get things going with a rendition of David Bowie's "Let's Dance" while being followed up by fellow "Idol" alum Kelly Clarkson - as the newly engaged singer offered up an inspired delivery of her new ditty dubbed "Catch My Breath."
It's always quite the entertaining spectacle, and this year looks to be no different as the stars are set to converge at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for the 2012 VH1 Divas on Sunday night (December 16).
With live red carpet video coverage available below beginning at 8/7c, the red carpet is sure to be abuzz as special guests this time around include Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato, as well as newly engaged "American Idol" alum, Kelly Clarkson.