By Adam B. Vary
Updated May 11, 2011 at 01:00 PM EDT
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…whoever you vote for in our sure-to-cause-all-kinds-of-debate-in-the-message-boards poll below. Will you pick one of the nine American Idol winners (Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, or Lee DeWyze)? Or will you pick one of the other contestants who have gone on to major record sales and success (Clay Aiken, Jennifer Hudson, Chris Daughtry, or Adam Lambert)? Make your choice, and then defend it in the comments!