9 Singers You Forgot Auditioned for 'American Idol'

Jessica Napoli

You win some, you lose some. For these successful singers/actors not making it on American Idol, turned out just fine. From hit songs to Grammy wins, they didn't quit on their dreams.

The singing competition series is returning for its fourteenth season on March 11. At home on a new network (ABC), Idol is bringing back all the feels—from making dreams come true to watching those hilarious off-kilter auditions.

WATCH: 10 of the Best 'American Idol' Auditions Ever

WATCH: 10 of the Best 'American Idol' Auditions Ever

As a new age of 'American Idol' begins, we look back on some of the best past auditions.

Click through the gallery above to check out all the hit artists American Idol famously passed on.