Throughout its 12-season run, a ton of talented dancers have competed on So You Think You Can Dance.Some performers were truly unforgettable — especially those who made it far into the competition and stayed on your TV screen for months.JONES: I wanted to talk about the complexity of relationships. ESSENCE.com: How does "Lyrics" differ from past projects? ESSENCE.com: What artists are you listening to right now? I'm into looks, but if at the same time she has a great personality -- I'm good.

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Where are some of the early stars of the show who got us hooked on the competition series so many years ago?

Here’s a list of what some early favorites from SYTYCD are up to in 2015. After SYTYCD, she spent a year with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, danced internationally, and appeared on the cover of Movmnt magazine with Danny Tidwell in 2008.

More than just a singer, he's a father, songwriter, producer and now a media mogul.

His new album, "Lyrics," weaves together songs that deal with the many faces of love.

ESSENCE.com: Why did you take a break after the last album?

JONES: All of the artists from La Face went to Jive and my contract ended at Jive, I wanted to spend time with my family and put out the new album when I was ready.

Of course, there are a few past contestants who current viewers don't need to be reminded about.

Longtime fans were excited to see Travis Wall, Season 2 runner-up, and Twitch, Season 4 runner-up, take on new roles this season as Team mentors. Street format, there are two teams of dancers divided by style.

Despite her weight and a broken toe during the competition, she received high marks from the judges and finished as 2nd runner-up to partner Benji Schwimmer .

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She also appeared in the movie "Be Cool" and had an interview on The Tyra Banks Show.