The popular reality TV singing competition, American Idol concluded its finale on Sunday, May 21, 2023. The highly anticipated singing reality show saw Iam Tongi win the American Idol season 21 title against Megan Danielle and Colin Stough. Here is how it looked at the end,
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American Idol Season 21 Finale
The night was starred by outstanding performances of Lainey Wilson, Lauren Daigle, Clay Aiken, Jazmine Sullivan, Ellie Goulding, Ruben Studdard,, James Blunt, Kevin Cronin from REO Speedwagon, Kylie Minogue, Jazmine Sullivan, Jelly Roll, TLC and Pitbull. Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie too were seen giving spectacular performances.
Lets look at how the finale night went and who performed what,
Iam Tongi Performed,
- Making Memories of Us
- Cool Down by Kohloe Kai
- I’ll be Seeing You
Megan Danielle Performed,
- God Whispered Your Name
- Faithfully by Journey
- Dream Girl
Colin Stough Performed,
- Stupid Boy
- Either Way by Chris Stapleton
Based on voting, post the second round, Colin was eliminated and Iam along with Megan went through to the final round.
American Idol 2023 Winner Prize Money
The winner of season 21, Iam Tongi was awarded a contract with Hollywood Records/19 Recordings, a record label owned by Disney (the parent company of ABC). Additionally, they were granted a substantial prize money of $250,000.