Do not continue reading if you do not want to know who won this season. Evil [VIDEO], ‘AGT’ Finale: And The Season 15 Winner Is…, ‘AGT’ Finals: Vote Here For The WINNER Of Season 15. The 21-year-old subway singer from Harlem was congratulated by judge Luke Bryant after her win. Hicks starred on Broadway in Grease in 2008 before joining the national tour in 2009. Academy Award nominee Cynthia Erivo was joined by the top 11 of the season to perform a medley of iconic Aretha Franklin songs. The song appeared on his debut album, The World from the Side of the Moon, which hit No. “I always kept in my head, ‘If nothing else ever comes of this, I got to do the coolest thing ever and I won ‘American Idol,'” Underwood said. Hmmm. Congratulations @CoJustsam.

Barrino has recorded a total of seven studio albums including her 2019 album, Sketchbook. Next, Just Sam is joined by Lauren Daigle for a performance of the latter’s breakout hit “You Say.”, I’m getting worried about poor Ryan, but the show must go on. According to The Blast, last season’s winner was signed to Hollywood Records, with $125,000 to start and another $125,000 once the album is complete. He released his sophomore album, Behind the Light, in 2014. After poor record sales, Hicks was dropped from his record label in 2008, which caused him to form his own label, Modern Whomp. Ahead of 'Idol's Season 18 premiere, we're checking in with the top contestants from the two other seasons of the show's ABC years. Was The Last ‘Bring The Funny’ Semifinal The Best Episode Yet? The singer took on Broadway when she starred in the musicals The Color Purple in 2007 and After Midnight in 2013. However, his label, J Records, dropped him in 2007. Voting opened up shortly after the finalists were announced, with East and West-coast voting being opened at the same time. In the second round, Jonny makes a ballsy selection of his own original, “Makin’ Love,” which you may recall as his Idol audition song. Last week, however, he announced that he’d decamped to his parents’ home in Murrieta. © 2020 Billboard. .

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Underwood scored the winning title on season 4 in 2005 before she released her debut album, Some Hearts, which included the singles “Jesus Take the Wheel” and “Before He Cheats.” The Tennessee native recorded six studio albums, which awarded her seven Grammys — the most of any Idol winner. The country singer released three studio albums including his 2018 album, Seasons Change, and has toured with Brad Paisley, The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts. Studdard — who was dubbed American Idol’s “velvet teddy bear” — beat out season 2 runner-up Clay Aiken in 2003. (For the record, he also didn't appear on Live With Kelly and Ryan the next morning, with Mark Consuelos filling in for him.). The two-hour season finale was presented from the homes of each of the Idol judges, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Brian as well as long-time host Ryan Seacrest, mentor Bobby Bones, and the homes of the contestants and special guests. Still, 2020 threw the world a curveball, and so here we are.

VOTE: Who Is Your Favorite to Win ‘AGT: Champions’ 2020? “The whole premise of the show was, we had to find a star who was gonna sell records. Glover became the first female American Idol winner since Sparks during season 12 in 2013. "For the first time in competition show history, #AmericanIdol has broadcasted a full remote episode from over 40 locations, with all contestant performances shot on iPhones.". Thank you so much, America!”. "Congratulations @CoJustsam. Months later, he released his self-titled album, which included the single “Live Like We’re Dying.” Allen’s most recent studio release was Letting You In in 2015. Studdard released his first album, Soulful, which debuted at No. He released his debut single “Falling” shortly after winning. contestants as Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, Katharine McPhee, Jordan Sparks, Phillip Phillips, Scotty McCreery and Laine Hardy. Sparks had a high-profile relationship with Jason Derulo from 2011 to 2014. Luke Bryan treats the world to the cheeseball spectacle of him grinning and dancing his way through “One Margarita.” When Ryan Seacrest asks Luke to wax philosophical on the song, Luke complies: “It’s a drinkin’ song, Ryan.”, Later, long-since-ousted contestant Doug Kiker returns to croon “Bless the Broken Road” along with Rascal Flatts.

American Idol soon became a pop culture phenomenon that produced winners such as Ruben Studdard, Carrie Underwood and Jordin Sparks. In 2010, Barrino starred in her VH1 reality series, Fantasia for Real, for two seasons. I’m getting worried about poor Ryan, but the show must go on. 'American Idol' 2020 winner Just Sam opened up about her own experiences with law enforcement in new Instagram post following the death of George Floyd and amid the Black Lives Matter protests. There have been 17 American Idol winners since the show premiered in 2002.. American Idol’s 17th Season premiered on March 3, 2019. A few painfully slow seconds tick by. His debut album, You Got ‘Em All, was released in 2018. The 19-year-old’s confidence has grown since then, as evidenced by his top-notch performance of Harry Styles’ “Adore You.”, Just an observation: Noticeably absent from Jonny West’s recent segments is girlfriend Margie Mays, who was usually glued to his side, thus still getting a fair share of camera time despite being, of live performances, Jonny stayed with Margie in her Studio City, California apartment. ‘The Masked Singer’ Group C Premiere Recap + FIVE New Singers! Sparks married fitness model Dana Isaiah in 2017 and welcomed their son, Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr., in May 2018. In the last minutes of the season, Arthur Gunn and Just Sam are announced as the final two contestants. The original series ended in 2016 but returned two years later on ABC. TOPICS: American Idol 18 winner American Idol 2020 Winner. The Georgia native was in a legal battle over his contract with American Idol’s production company 19 Entertainment in 2015, which prevented him from releasing new music. The North Carolina native parted ways with his record label the following year. In the end, an ecstatic and emotional Just Sam was crowned this year's American Idol before she joined judges Perry, Richie, and Bryan and the Top 7, as well as alums Alejandro Aranda (aka Scarypoolparty), Fantasia, Gabby Barrett, Jordin Sparks, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Laine Hardy, Lauren Alaina, Phillip Phillips, Ruben Studdard, and Scotty McCreery in a performance of "We Are the World.". WATCH Zombie Dancers Completely TERRIFY Judges On ‘Central Asia’s Got Talent’, Man With No Arms Plays Piano With His Feet, Wins ‘China’s Got Talent’ [VIDEO], This ‘BGT’ Contestant Got The Judges To TAKE BACK Their Red Buzzers [VIDEO], Indian Dancer With No Legs Teams Up With Wheelchair Dancer In Jaw-Dropping Performance [VIDEO], Shocking Reason Simon Cowell Kicked Contestant Out Of ‘BGT’ After Emotional Performance [VIDEO], Meet The Deaf And Blind Dancer Teaching Salsa Classes To Destigmatize People With Disabilities, Blind Dancer Proves There Is Nothing She Can’t Do In Stunning Performance [VIDEO], Famous Talent Show Stars Nominated For ‘American Music Awards’ 2020, 14-Year-Old Blind Dancer Shows People To Never Stop Reaching For The Stars On ‘AGT’, You Won’t Believe How FAST This ‘AGT’ Contestant Plays Guitar [VIDEO], WATCH ‘AGT’ Singer Brian Justin Crum Perform A Powerhouse Whitney Houston Cover, Why ‘America’s Got Talent Champions’ 2020 Is CANCELLED, Simon Stops This ‘BGT’ Singer Mid-Song … Then He Earns The Golden Buzzer. The season 18 contestant was crowned the first at-home winner of American Idol in 2020. For the remaining handful of contestants’ first performances, they’re tasked with choosing a celebratory song for the day when self-quarantining is no longer a part of our daily lives. Dillon goes with Eric Clapton’s Babyface-produced 1996 smash “Change the World.” Lionel raves, “Your vocal performance that time around was absolutely stellar.”.