Kimberly Ann Caldwell (born February 25, 1982 in Katy, Texas) is an American singer best known for being a contestant on the second season of Fox Network's singing competition television show American Idol and as a talk show host on the TV Guide Network. On American Idol, she was the sixth finalist eliminated and finished in seventh place.
Kim Caldwell first sang publicly at age five at beauty pageants. She was a five-time junior vocalist winner on Star Search, and she also performed at the Grand Ole Opry. In 1995, she sang at the 50th wedding anniversary of former President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush. She also appeared on the second and final season of Popstars: USA, where she was rejected from the group and told she would do better as a solo vocalist.