Are you kidding? Taylor has a huge fanbase so he does stand a chance of winning. You don't have to look like and american ido to do welll. Hell Clay looks nothing like an idol and even though he didn't win, he is really successful.
He is? Wow his one hit was basically a song about being a fucking stalker.
YAY FOR BEING A SUCCESSFUL ASSBAG IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
"If I was invisible
Then I could just watch you in your room
If I was invincible
I'd make you mine tonight
If hearts were unbreakable.
Saw your face in the crowd
I call out your name
You don't hear a sound
I keep tracing your steps
Each move that you make
Wish I could read what goes through your mind"
Yeah that Clay Aiken is a heart-throb.