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Diana DeGarmo

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Diana DeGarmo, American Idol
Image credit: Diana Degarmo: Ray Mickshaw/Fox

Overrated ''American Idol'' contestants: Diana DeGarmo

FINISHING POSITION Second place (season 3)

GREATEST MISSTEP Diana's strained take on Celine Dion's ''My Heart Will Go On'' during the movie-music episode revealed an ambition-to-talent ratio that was, sadly, not in the precocious teen's favor.

WHY WE'RE BITTER No doubt Diana had a decent set of pipes; unfortunately, she needed some actual life experience under her pink spangled belt to upgrade those pep-rally vocal interpretations into memorable performances.

Originally posted Mar 02, 2006