8. Leah LaBelle
Then: Leah was voted off early in the third season of American Idol but the public has not forgotten her name. In 2011, Pharrell and Jermaine Dupri signed to her to So So Def/I Am Other Records.
Now: In 2012, LaBelle premiered her new video for her song “Sexify,” which charted on Billboard R&B charts. Look out for her debut album coming soon.
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