The only singer ever to quit the FOX show signs with Clive Davis's J Records
Hugh Jackman and Billy Crystal in a stand-off, as are Spamalot and Light in the Piazza
The first female champ tells PEOPLE, "I felt like a winner"
Tom Westman, 41, beats Ian Rosenberger and Katie Gallagher to become the show's oldest winner
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The past Idol winner says contestants are under close scrutiny – too close to play around
The singer's mother, Cissy Houston, was the force behind sending her daughter to get help
The actress tells PEOPLE that stories about being pregnant with Kutcher's baby are "rumors"