‘American Idol’ voters sure do love white guys with guitars! Several of the show’s winners have fit this stereotype, and a group of them got together at the series finale on April 7 for an epic performance, paying tribute to the late, great David Bowie. What an incredible moment!
Six of the last NINE American Idol winners have been white guys with guitars — can you believe that?! Their styles and looks are all fairly similar, but each of these dudes is a star in his own right, and with them all together on one stage, there’s no stopping them! Well, that’s exactly what happened at the show’s final episode on April 7. The result was absolutely amazing!
They’re baaaaack. Simon, Randy and Paula returned to the stage that we fell in love with them on — well, they were in the chairs back then, but still!
Anything is possible on the finale of American Idol! Simon Cowell told everyone he couldn’t make it to the finale — but he did! First Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson came out on stage at Idol on April 8 to give Ryan Seacrest props for being the only one that lasted the entire 15 seasons — and then they gave him an actual prop: the American Idol sign. But then, out came Simon, shocking everyone!
Jordin Sparks gave an all-star performance of ‘No Air’ tonight during the ‘American Idol’ finale! The Season 6 winner showed us that she hasn’t lost her edge one bit — check it out right here!
Jordin Sparks, 26, won Season 6 of American Idol when she was just seventeen years old, and tonight, April 7, the “Double Tap” singer returned to the Idol stage to remind us why we voted for her. Read on to get all of the details about her epic performance!
Kelly Clarkson stole the show on the ‘American Idol’ finale on April 7. As the very first winner of the iconic show, it was such a special night for her and she was glowing! We loved the way Kelly looked, did you?
We got some serious flashbacks from the American Idol finale! While all three of the original judges returned — Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul — so did our fave winners! Kelly Clarkson, 33, and Carrie Underwood, 33, both came back and we have to say Kelly looked fabulous! She was the star of the show considering she was the very first winner! The pregnant songstress totally rocked the stage and we loved her look.
No surprise here: JLo brought her A-game to the ‘American Idol’ finale with a performance of her brand new song, ‘Ain’t Your Mama’ — plus a classic favorite.
Before the winner was announced on American Idol, Jennifer Lopez took the stage (in a pre-taped performance) to debut her brand new single — and it is one hot number! She looked adorable in a sexy maid outfit while singing “Ain’t Your Mama.” Of course, she ripped it off midway through to show off her amazing figure and an old favorite song.
Carrie Underwood rocked one of the sexiest looks we’ve ever seen on the star as she stepped out in a sheer, plunging dress for the ‘American Idol’ finale — and we loved her sizzling look! Did you?
Fresh off dominating at the ACM Awards, Carrie Underwood, 33, jetted to LA for the American Idol finale show on April 7 at the Dolby Theater, where the country crooner looked like a total bombshell in a plunging, sheer Yanina Couture gown. Her sexy dress was simply show-stopping!
Kelly Clarkson isn’t only the first ‘American Idol’ winner — she’s the first to hot 100 Billboard No. 1 hits; so it’s no surprise she returned for an epic performance at the finale — and mixed in as many as possible.
If there’s anyone who knows what Trent Harmon and La’Porsha Renae are going through on American Idol — it’s Kelly Clarkson! A very pregnant Kelly hit the stage at the finale with a medley of hits and it was seriously so good — and tough to watch without crying! She of course, pretaped it two weeks ago since she’s very pregnant! Watch it here.
Jennifer Lopez’s sexy, show-stopping style never disappoints — and she looked extra special for the touching finale episode of ‘American Idol’ as she stepped out in a stunning gold dress.
We knew Jennifer Lopez, 46, would make a grand entrance for the finale episode of American Idol and she far exceeded our expectations when she stepped out in a gorgeous gold dress for the big night in LA on April 7. The star always dazzles with her amazing outfits on the show, and her finale look was no exception! The judge was simply stunning as she stepped out, clad in the exquisite Elie Madi frock, which featured a high-low hemline — and you know there’s way more where that came from! Would you expect anything less from JLo?
The time has come, guys — ‘American Idol’ is officially over. The show’s series finale airs on April 7, but the final two hours are jam-packed with epic performances and memorable moments that will help it go down in history. See pics of everything that goes down here!
It’s been quite a farewell season for American Idol…and it all boils down to this. After 15 seasons, the show concludes with one incredible, final episode on April 7, and so much is set to go down in just two hours, we can barely keep track of it all! If you have any trouble keeping up, relive the big night, which includes performances from Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Lopez and more, as well as the final winner being crowned, here!
It’s official, Jennifer Lopez is a real-life goddess! Our favorite part of ‘American Idol’, besides the singing of course, is seeing what amazing, glamorous outfit J. Lo will be rocking each night. So, to honor ‘Idol’ coming to an end, take a look back at her best outfits ever!
All hail queen J. Lo! Jennifer Lopez has been slaying on American Idol for the past five seasons, and we must admit we’re going to miss seeing her amazing outfits each week. In honor of her next-level fashion sense, re-live her best looks ever by clicking through our gallery, right here!
We still can’t believe it, but after 15 seasons, ‘American Idol’ will crown its very last winner at the close of tonight’s big finale. But even though it’s ending, the show will never be forgotten. And that’s all thanks to the amazing performances by some of our favorite idols!
In honor of the American Idol series finale airing on April 7, we thought it’d be a great idea to revisit some of the best and most memorable performances from all 15 seasons of the show! Watch them below.
Trent Harmon is totally prepared to win ‘American Idol’! But for the three months that Trent has been singing his heart out, he’s been motivated by one thought that isn’t about winning: ‘I want to pay my cell phone bill.’ Read our EXCLUSIVE interview with Trent right here!
Being crowned the final American Idol is a huge deal, and Trent Harmon is eager to find out if he’s going to take that highly acclaimed spot. The 25-year-old finalist has worked so hard to get to this moment, and as he has prepared to fight for the Season 15 title, Trent has stayed motivated by keeping something in mind: Winning Idol wouldn’t just allow him to start a career, it’d also make it easy to pay his cell phone bill!
The fans aren’t the only ones sad about ‘American Idol’ ending. Host Ryan Seacrest is ‘really struggling’ with the show coming to an end, judge Harry Connick, Jr. told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. Aw, Ryan!
Ryan Seacrest, 41, has been with American Idol from the very beginning, so it’s no surprise that he’s upset that the show is ending after 15 seasons. HollywoodLife.com spoke EXCLUSIVELY to Harry Connick, Jr, 48, about the beloved host, and he admitted that Ryan is struggling to “keep his emotions in check!”
Too much talent for one photo! Kris Allen, Phillip Phillips, and three of their fellow ‘American Idol’-winning pals took a break from finale rehearsals to pose for an awesome group shot. See the pic right here!
What do you get when you put five past American Idol winners in one room? Well, a lot of incredible singing, but more importantly, some epic photos! While the likes of Phillip Phillips, Kris Allen, David Cook, Lee DeWyze, and Nick Fradiani hung out backstage during Idol finale rehearsals, they took a break from singing for a little photoshoot — and made fans go crazy!