'The Biggest Loser' Season 15: Ruben Studdard on his post-'Idol' years, working with David Foster

Ruben Studdard is ready not only for a new television image, but for a new image overall.That's why the Season 2 "American Idol" winner agreed to participate in Season 15 of NBC's weight-loss competition "The Biggest Loser," which premieres Tuesday, Oct. 8. Though contestants are prohibited from specifying how they've fared before episodes air, Studdard says he's satisfied with his results so far -- and also with the ones he's had professionally since his "Idol" win over runner-up Clay Aiken 10 years ago."After 'Idol,' my first album ['Soulful'] went double platinum pretty fast," he tells Zap2it. "Because of the climate in the music industry now, it's hard for young people to do that. To sell 200,000 records now is pretty much the same as selling 2.5 million when I was on the show."I went on the show to showcase that I'm able to sing all kinds of music, and to be successful at doing that....



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