Dim the lighting, we’ve a brand new American Idol winner.
Following a three-hour season finale on Might 21, host Ryan Seacrest introduced Iam Tongi because the champion of the contest collection, beating out Megan Danielle, in addition to Colin Stough, who used to be eradicated previous within the night time.
(Megan, Colin and Iam have been up to now introduced as the general 3 contestants all over Might 14’s “Disney Night time” episode.)
Previous to crowning the brand new winner, Megan, Colin and Iam all took the level one ultimate time to accomplish.
The season finale additionally incorporated star-studded performances from judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, in conjunction with former American Idol stars Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard.
Ellie Goulding, James Blunt, Jazmine Sullivan, Jelly Roll, Kevin Cronin from REO Speedwagon, Kylie Minogue, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Daigle, Pitbull and TLC additionally took the level to accomplish all over the finale, in conjunction with former Idol pass judgement on Keith City, who additionally mentored the 3 finalists.