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'American Idol' Winner Candice Glover Drops 30 Pounds

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Candice Glover
Candice Glover
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American Idol winner Candice Glover is looking extra slim these days!

The vocal powerhouse tells People she's dropped 30 lbs. "Over the course of the show, from January to May, I probably dropped 20 lbs. And I've lost about 10 more since the finale," Glover opened up while rehearsing for her national American Idol tour. "It is always good to be healthy, so I am happy about it."

Glover says she shed the pounds because of her busy schedule, not by hitting the gym. "I've always—well maybe I haven't always—been comfortable with who I am. This weight is just dropping off because of my crazy schedule. I just walk a lot in the airports, and we are rehearsing the choreography. I call [rehearsal room] the gym, to be honest."

Glover isn't the only superstar from the American Idol roster who's turning their health around. Just weeks ago, season two winner Ruben Studdard announced he's joining the cast of NBC's Biggest Loser. "I've never had an issue with my weight," said Studdard. "But my family has a history of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart-related issues—things I didn't have to deal with yet because I'm young. But I don't want to be worried at 40, and if I don't fix things now, I will be."

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