We're coming to the end of the seventh season and many former contestants are receiving all kinds of airplay and record sales awards. The biggest question which seems to have been underlying this whole season is: is it just as beneficial to not win than to win?
There are many arguments for and against. Me personally, I don't think winning has any advantage over whether a contestant can become successful. Carrie, Kelly and even rising Jordin Sparks have surely reaped the benefits of being winners but Yamin, Daughtry, Aiken, Pickler, Hudson and Gracin have saw success as well.
What do you think?