Following her victory, she released her debut single, "I Believe," which debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
and he gets to keep their home plus all his belongings -- jewelry, pensions, royalties, clothing, and all his cash.
If you ever plan to get married, start taking notes -- because former "American Idol" champ Ruben Studdard just went through the CLEANEST divorce ever ... But the judge wasn't buying it -- upholding the prenup, and awarding Zuri close to ZILCH in the divorce.
Ruben filed for divorce in November from his wife Surata Zuri Mc Cants, citing irreconcilable differences. It got hairy at first -- Zuri tried to get the judge in their divorce case to nullify the prenup, claiming Ruben blindsided her with the documents just days before the wedding, unfairly pressuring her into signing them.
She then played the part of Celie in the Broadway musical The Color Purple, for which she won a 2007 Theatre World Award.
Her third studio album, Back to Me, was released worldwide on August 24, 2010 and features the single "Bittersweet," which peaked in the top ten on the R&B chart.