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And those people who follow the show fanatically, as though it were the NFL, still track his moves, just as they follow the progress of even the most briefly glimpsed Idol semifinalists. It's hard to imagine him suddenly stepping into the spotlight again.
Others found less conventional avenues to careers: Danny Noriega—whose sassy quip "Some people weren't likin' it" during Idol's seventh season made him a low-level meme—reinvented himself as a You Tube personality (and, later, Ru Paul's Drag Race contestant) named Adore Delano.Daughtry was the inaugural WGWG—a term Idol watchers semi-affectionately give to "white guys with guitars." Cook's smoky voice and smoldering sex appeal turned Mariah Carey's "Always Be My Baby" into a murmured late-night devotional.His take on "Billie Jean" showed he could yelp à la '90s rock deity Chris Cornell.The album marked the end of Cook's post-Idol record deal, but the moment had given him the momentum to continue making music, something he hadn't necessarily expected."What [Idol has] done for me and countless others, I don't think that can be quantified," Cook told Billboard shortly after Digital Vein's release.