Photos: The top-earning 'American Idol' alums of 2013 Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 22 Jason Merritt Forbes has released its list of the 10 top-earning 'American Idol' alums of 2013. Keep clicking to see who made the list. We'll start with No. 10, Jennifer Hudson, who earned $1 million. 2 / 22 Kevork Djansezian Actress Jennifer Hudson arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on Feb. 24, 2013, in Hollywood, Calif. 3 / 22 Astrid Stawiarz Katharine McPhee attends the Dramatically Different Party Hosted by Clinque at 620 Loft & Garden on June 18, 2013, in New York City. 4 / 22 Andy Kropa Katharine McPhee attends the NBC Entertainment & Cinema Society with Volvo premiere of "Smash" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Jan. 26, 2012, in New York City. 5 / 22 Isaac Brekken Recording artist Kellie Pickler poses in the press room during the American Country Awards 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Dec. 10, 2013, in Las Vegas. 6 / 22 Isaac Brekken Recording artist Kellie Pickler arrives at the American Country Awards 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Dec. 10, 2013, in Las Vegas. 7 / 22 Rick Diamond "American Idol" winner and Grammy-nominated artist Fantasia performs at the Super Bowl Gospel 2013 Show at UNO Lakefront Arena on Feb. 1, 2013, in New Orleans. 8 / 22 Astrid Stawiarz Fantasia Barrino performs at "After Midnight" Broadway opening night curtain call at Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Nov. 3, 2013, in New York City. 9 / 22 David Becker Singer Taylor Hicks arrives at the premiere of FilmDistrict's "Parker" at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Jan. 24, 2013, in Las Vegas. 10 / 22 Charley Gallay Singer Taylor Hicks performs at the Roxy Theatre on March 18, 2009, in Los Angeles. 11 / 22 Mike Coppola Singer Scotty McCreery performs on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on June 2, 2011, in New York City. 12 / 22 Scott Cunningham Recording artist Scotty McCreery sings during the seventh-inning stretch of the game between the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field on Sept. 27, 2013, in Atlanta. 13 / 22 Bryan Bedder Musician Chris Daughtry of the band Daughtry performs on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on July 14, 2009, in New York City. 14 / 22 Kevork Djansezian Musician Chris Daughtry of the band Daughtry performs onstage at the 2009 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 22, 2009, in Los Angeles. 15 / 22 Michael Loccisano Singer Adam Lambert is interviewed during the 15th annual WPLJ Summer Blast-Off at Jenkinsons on the Boardwalk on May 25, 2012, in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. 16 / 22 Kevork Djansezian Singer Adam Lambert performs onstage at the 2009 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 22, 2009, in Los Angeles. 17 / 22 Handout "American Idol" Top 3 finalist Phillip Phillips performs at his homecoming concert at Lee County High School on May 12, 2012, in Leesburg. 18 / 22 Pool Phillip Phillips, winner of "American Idol" Season 11, performs a the concert during the 90th National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Ellipse behind the White House on Dec. 6, 2012, in Washington, D.C. 19 / 22 Win McNamee Singer Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock arrive at the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C. 20 / 22 Kevork Djansezian Singer Kelly Clarkson accepts Best Pop Vocal Album award for "Stronger" onstage at the 55th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. 21 / 22 Kevin Winter Singer Carrie Underwood speaks onstage at the 54th annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on Feb. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. 22 / 22 Jason Merritt Carrie Underwood performs onstage during the 2013 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2013, in Nashville.