We have made our way down to the Idol Finale on American Idol 2016 and the winner of American Idol Season 15 will be announced tonight by Ryan Seacrest for the last time ever! The final season of American Idol is going to go out strong tonight, as we have a long list of guest performers, including all of the American Idol judges 2016 (Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr.) taking the stage! So, who wins tonight on American Idol Season 15? Find out with us during our American Idol 2016 Live Recap and see who won American Idol 2016 tonight!
Last night on American Idol Season 15, we had the Idol Top 3 take the stage and perform their possible winner’s single. Then it was time for Ryan to deliver the results and it was Dalton Rapattoni sent home, so it was a battle between Trent Harmon and La’Porsha Renae! They both put on an amazing show and this is going to be a tough one to call, as they are both so good and I have no clue how this one is going to turn out tonight!
So, who wins tonight? We find out later tonight, but we made our predictions earlier today, so check them out in the meantime! Follow along with all the action tonight on American Idol Season 15, as our Live Recap is below!
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We start with pretty much everyone that has been on the show taking the stage and performing together, which is cool. They come out in batches and I want to see more of them! Then Ryan comes out and gets a surprise, which is Brian Dunkleman!!! It is a funny segment and no bitterness there!
The judge come into to watch with us tonight and then La’Porsha and Trent take the stage to perform “It Takes Two,” which happens to be the same song Kelly and Justin sang together back in Season 1! Some words from Steven Tyler as we go to commercial break!
Up next are Season 8 and 9 judge Kara DiaGuardi performing with Jordin Sparks and Tamyra Gray. Then we have a quick performance from Colton Dixon. Then Jordin comes back and sings with Justin Guarini. Now Kimberly Locke is joined by Jordin and Allison Iraheta. Then Tamyra sings again and Justin, Jordin and Allison join here. Then it is a girl power performance, as Pia Toscano. joins the girls out there. We even see Larry Platt, the “Pants on the Ground” guy. It ends with Pia taking us out with “All By Myself” and kills it!
Kelly Clarkson is about to pop, so she is not in attendance tonight on American Idol 2016! However, she performed a special segment when she was a guest judge a few weeks ago. It is a medley of her songs and how great is this??? It would have been amazing to have the original Idol there tonight, but this works. And, of course, she ends with “A Moment Like This.”
Time for the Idol rockers to take the stage, as we see Bo Bice (who looks so different with short hair), Calbe Johnson, Constantine Maroulis and James Durbin! They rock it out and are joined Chris Daughtry! I still can’t get over Bo Bice and that short hair, but this is a fun performance!
They have been keeping this one quiet on American Idol 2016, as it is Keith Urban performing with a special guest. That special guest: Carrie Underwood!!! She is looking damn good with that outfit and that cute hair. Love her!
Sanjaya sighting in the audience!!! Now we see Diana DeGarmo, Skylar Laine, Kree Harrison, Bucky Covington, Ace Young and Constantine take the stage! Bucky and Ace are looking good. Now Kellie Pickler and Lauren Alaina join them. Oh Kellie, I just love you! Scotty McCreery comes on out and it is a country love-fest! Then a special video message from Nicki Minaj as they head to commercial.
Harry Connick, Jr. takes the stage to perform “What a Wonderful World” with a student from a music school in New Orleans. He talked about how music touches people and Idol Gives Back, so this is a tribute to that.
Time to celebrate musicians, as we see some familiar faces performing with some great musicians of the world. In this go we have Katharine McPhee, Casey James, Carly Smithson, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Amber Holcomb and Jessica Sanchez!
Now it is time for Jennifer Lopez to take the stage and
lip sync sing! She performs her new single “Ain’t Your Mama” and then actually sings “Let’s Get Loud” and notice anything different between the two songs???
They are bringing back the divas from Season 3, as Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson and LaToya London take the stage! They all sound great and look great, but then the guys take over when Brandon Rogers, Clark Beckham, George Huff, Danny Gokey and Elliott Yamin all come out! Jennifer got some solo time, so now it is time for Fantasia’s solo time. LaToya comes out and is joined Taylor Hicks and they work that stage! We also get to see Joshua Ledet, Candice Glover, Melinda Doolittle and many others take the stage!
White Guys With Guitars was a huge draw on American Idol, so they are highlighting that tonight when Phillip Phillips, Lee DeWyze, Kris Allen, Nick Fradiani and David Cook take the stage to perform together for a David Bowie tribute! Oh Phillip, I still love you!
We have had many crazy moments over the years, so now a look back at some of those crazy moments from the auditions and early shows. I mean, crazy times with Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell! And out come Randy and Paula, but where is Simon??? He wasn’t supposed to be here, but of course Simon surprises them! I mean, how could he not show up? One more surprise, as William Hung comes out to sing “She Bangs.” Then a quick message from Ellen DeGeneres before commercial break.
We take a look back at the Ford commercials throughout the seasons and the crazy moments! You know they had to give Carrie Underwood more stage time, as she is back!
The performances are all done on Idol Finale and time for the results to finally be announced by Ryan Seacrest! After all the votes have been counted, the winner of American Idol Season 15 is Trent Harmon!!!
He sings and everyone cries. We see Ryan Seacrest end it for the last time, or did he??? He said Good night America….for now! So, they coming back??? And what do you think of the results???
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