Contestants pay a price in time spent and out-of-pocket expenses. ... Every year,
tens of thousands of singing hopefuls audition for Fox's "American Idol.
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The American Idol judges and host are making a lot of money, but how about the
contestants? Will it pay off for them? Wikipedia writes that the winner of the ...
Feb 12, 2009 ... Do the American Idol contestants pay to go to Hollywood? Once they get the
Golden Ticket do they have to pay airfare? Do they get spending ...
I wondered if this was true, so I went digging for the Straight Dope on how
American Idol contestants are paid, what contracts they have to sign, ...
Jan 13, 2009 ... The "American Idol" judges have to face a lot of terrible singers, .... "American Idol
" finalists pay to join AFTRA, and as a result, are paid for each ...
Feb 24, 2010 ... It's not just the winner who cashes in on “American Idol,” according to ...
contestant it chooses, binding the contestant to pay 15 percent of his ...
Feb 25, 2010 ... And the rest of the top five Idol finalists don't do too badly, either. ... season's
American Idol finalists, five of them are guaranteed to walk away from ... tells the
Times they're “shocked that they give [finalists] that much money.
Carrie Underwood tops our rich list of former 'Idol' contestants, all of whom made
$1 million or more over the past year.
Answer: In the personal release that Idol requires when they audition, they must
declare that .... What do the American Idol contestants get for compensation?