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.Most notably, he toured with Robin Givens in the comedy-drama I Need a Hug and in 2008 starred as Fats Waller in a national tour revival of Ain't Misbehavin', which spawned a Grammy-nominated soundtrack.Studdard most recently appeared on the fifteenth season of The Biggest Loser.In the years following Idol, Studdard has released six studio albums, including his platinum-selling debut, Soulful, and the top-selling gospel follow-up, I Need an Angel.He is most well known for his recording career, which has produced hits including "Flying Without Wings", "Sorry 2004", and "Change Me", but he has also segued into television and stage work.He continued singing gospel in church, performing solos as a child while his mother sang in the local choir.While at Huffman High School, he played football for which he received a scholarship to Alabama A&M University.
"I've been touring all over the world over the last 8 years, doing the Hitman tour with David Foster and enjoying life."Change Me" is the first single from Ruben Studdard's third album The Return.The song is produced by The Underdogs and written by Luke Boyd, Tank, Steve Russell, Damon Thomas, Harvey Mason, Jr., and Antonio Dixon.After singing "This Christmas" in matching red sweaters, Aiken, 38, said the duo still Facetime "once a week or so" to this day."Clay and I, he was one of the first people I actually met during Hollywood Week and we've been friends ever since," added Studdard.