Only one can win the Finale! Who will go home? Who will be declared the next American Idol Season 8 Grand Winner? Kris Allen or Adam Lambert - who ever wins will deserve the 100 million votes (624 million votes this season) that have been cast last night!
Live blogging here! The show have started. Ryan shows some clips of the judges over the Season 8. Then, Adam and Kris are called out. Michaela Gordon is Conway Arkansas as they root for Kris, while Carly Smithson is in San Diego to give Adam some pimping.
American Idol Top 13 opens the show with Pink’s So What.
American Idol Season 7 Winner David Cook performs his newest single entitled “Permanent”. Watch video
There’s a 2009 Golden American Idol Award gimmick for those memorable and strangest audition pieces. And… Nick Mitchell aka Normund Gentle wins it hands down for the male category. He performs his gravity-defying version of “And I’m Telling You”.
American Idol 8 duets revealed Lil Rounds and Queen Latifah. That was baad! Watch video.
Jason Mraz is in the American Idol stage with some Top 13 finalists – I see Anoop Desai and Alexis Grace. Watch video here. Watch video.
Kris Allen’s American Idol journey is shown on video. Then, Keith Urban does a duet with Kris with “Kiss a Girl”. Watch video.
Megan Joy and Jasmine Murray gets into the stage with “Glamorous” and introduces the Black Eyed Peas. The Black Eyed Peas rocked the house with “Boom Boom Pow”. Watch video.
2009 Golden American Idol Award for the best attitude category nominees were shown. Bikini girl Katrina Darrell gets it and sings Mariah Carey song “Vision of Love”. Kara DioGuardi sings with her. They have a bikini showdown as well! That was funny!
Kara Dioguardi and Bikini Girl Katrina Darrell showdown
Another duet from Allison Iraheta and Cyndi Lauper – they sang “Time After Time” while she played the harp-like instrument Appalchian Dulcimer
Adam Lambert’s journey to American Idol Season 8 is shown onscreen. Adam sings “Beth” by KISS wearing a leather jacket with weird sleeves then he introduces KISS with those white and black painted faces! Their performance was a blast literally because of the fireworks! Watch video.
Santana takes the stage with his guitar and Matt Giraud sings “Black Magic Woman” with him. Adam, Danny, Lil and the rest of the Top 13 joins in with “Smooth”. Watch video.
The last Ford music video for this season is shown with Adam and Kris singing. We see other members of the Top 13 in the background and David Cook is there to take Adam and Kris “for a ride” in their new Ford Fusions
Megan Joy and Michael Sarver does the singing of “Pretty Flowers” with comedian Steve Martin playing the banjo. Watch video.
Male American Idol Top 13 finalists sing “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” and Rod Stewart enters the stage and sings some of his songs. Watch video. It’s getting boring and I wanna get on with the results! Jeez…
Another Golden Idol Award is given out. Tatiana del Toro wins it.
Adam and Kris sings with Queen - “We Are The Champions”. They are joined in by the Top 13 finalists. Watch video.
The results are in! Who will be the next American Idol? Watch video.
OMG… I KNEW IT! KRIS ALLEN emerges as the 2009 American Idol Winner!