The season thirteen finale was one week we will never forget! For the final performance night,the Top 2 – Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson–sang three songs for America’s votes. The first round of songs were songs of their choice, the second were songs of the season, and the third round of songs were their potential winner singles.
Last night, Caleb Johnson was officially crowned the winner of American Idol season thirteen! The Top 12 returned to the stage to perform together one last time, the remaining contestants performed with KISS and Paramore, and Lady Antebellum, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Nettles, Jason Mraz , John Legend, Darius Rucker, and Phillip Phillips were the special guests for the evening.
Interviews with the Top 2, special guests, and judges from the grand finale are below. Are YOU happy that Caleb Johnson won?
Caleb Johnson’s debut album is set to be released on August 12, 2014 on Interscope Records.
Caleb Johnson Interview – American Idol XIII Grand Finale
Jena Irene Interview – American Idol XIII Grand Finale
Keith Urban Interview – American Idol XIII Grand Finale
Harry Connick, Jr. Interview – American Idol XIII Grand Finale
Casey Abrams Interview – American Idol XIII Grand Finale
Caleb Johnson Wins American Idol XIII – Full Press Conference
Jena Irene Exit Interview – Full Press Conference
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