Whether you love or hate reality TV, there is no denying that some talented individuals have entered the music biz thanks to these shows.
Whether it’s the X Factor here in the UK, or American Idol over in the US, the charts are a better place thanks to the musicians we have met on these shows.
Not only do we get to see these stars performing on our screens every week, but they’re more than just a voice… we get to know them as people to, which only makes them easier to love.
We’ve selected our favourite TV talent shows stars from across the years for you to choose between – simply vote for your favourite.
For the girls we’ve got Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke. For the boys we have Olly Murs, Adam Lambert and Will Young. And finally, for the groups we have Jedward, One Direction and JLS.
Click through to the next page to vote.