American Idol 10th Anniversary – The Hits

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American Idol 10th Anniversary - The Hits
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Greatest hits album by
Various artists
ReleasedMarch 15, 2011
GenrePop, pop rock, R&B, country
Label19, RCA
ProducerMax Martin, Dr. Luke, Midi Mafia, Mzmeriq, David Glass, Mark Bright, Andrew Frampton, Steve Kipner, Howard Benson, Shellback, The Underdogs

American Idol 10th Anniversary – The Hits is a compilation album that includes hits from several American Idol winners and former contestants, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the show. Clay Aiken, Daughtry, and Adam Lambert are the only artists included on the album who have not won the title. The album was released on March 15, 2011 via 19 Recordings and RCA Records.[1] It debuted at number 136 on the Billboard 200, selling approximately 4,000 copies in its first week.[2]


The album spotlights some of Idol's most successful contestants and multiple Billboard chart-topping singles. It was announced on February 6, 2011 online and was posted by some of the contestants whose songs are included on the album online via Facebook and Twitter.

Track list[edit]

  1. Kelly Clarkson - "Since U Been Gone"
  2. Ruben Studdard - "Superstar"
  3. Clay Aiken - "Invisible"
  4. Fantasia Barrino – "When I See U"
  5. Carrie Underwood – "Before He Cheats"
  6. Taylor Hicks – "Takin' It to the Streets"
  7. Daughtry – "Home"
  8. Jordin Sparks (duet with Chris Brown) – "No Air"
  9. David Cook – "Light On"
  10. Kris Allen – "Live Like We're Dying"
  11. Adam Lambert – "Whataya Want from Me"
  12. Lee DeWyze – "Sweet Serendipity"


  1. ^ "Ten Years Of American Idol Artists - The Hits Compilation Album To Be Released On March 15, 2011 | The Official Adam Lambert Site". 2011-03-15. Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-01-14.
  2. ^ Mansfield, Brian (March 23, 2011). "'American Idol' appearance propels Lee DeWyze back to top 100". USA Today Idol Chatter.