Diana DeGarmo

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Diana DeGarmo (born June 20, 1987, in Snellville, Georgia) is an American singer, the second place finalist on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American Idol. At 16, DeGarmo was the youngest contestant among the third season's set of finalists; she was a junior at Snellville's Shiloh High School.

DeGarmo has been singing publicly from a young age; including at the 1997 Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards, and in stage productions of Annie and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in Atlanta. In 2002, she was named Miss Teen Georgia and was a finalist on the NBC talent search program America's Most Talented Kid.

Her first single "Dreams" was released on June 29th, 2004. It includes 2 other songs; her version of "I Believe" and a remake of Melissa Manchester's "Don't Cry Out Loud".

Diana Degarmo's first single sold 65,000 copies in the first week to debut at number 2 in record sales. Ironically, the number one selling single that week came from her old idol foe, Fantasia Barrino.