05/26/2011 09:35 am ET | Updated Jul 26, 2011

'American Idol' Winners: Kimmel Asks Fans How Many They Can Name (VIDEO)

Oh, yeah, I remember him. He was on that show, right? He won, or got married, or ate a bug, or got fired by Donald Trump or something? Yeah, he's great.

Let's face it, that's pretty much how most "American Idol" winners end up being remembered; an "also ran" in the campaign for our collective attention span. To drive the point home, the Jimmy Kimmel Live crew took to the streets of Los Angeles to see how many people could remember the names of "Idols" from days gone by. The results were fairly conclusive.