Candice Glover and Ryan Seacrest
Third time's the charm for American Idol's Season 12 champ.
Candice Glover's victory on the reality singing competition show Thursday night comes after two major setbacks. She had previously auditioned in Season 9 and 11 and even made it to the Hollywood rounds, where she was then eliminated. She came back again in Season 12 and this time, made it to the very end.
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"I always knew for some reason that it would happen if I kept going," she told reporters backstage after the finale. "At some point I said, 'American Idol obviously doesn't want me, so why would I go back?' But I found myself on the website, looking at auditions again and being determined. I just couldn't stay away."
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Houston, who died in February, was followed by other timely events including Hurricane Sandy and then Election 2012. Hunger Games came in fourth, followed by NBA basketball player Jeremy Lin and Olympics 2012. Amanda Todd, a teen who committed suicide after being bullied, Gangnam Style, Michael Clarke Duncan, who died in September, and Kony 2012 rounded out the Top 10.