To use the words of Ryan SeacrestAmerica voted. The winner is… Noah Thompson.
The 20-year old was born May 22nd. Was crowned as the Winner of American IdolThe season 20 finalist sweepstakes Huntergirl Leah Marlene. (Don’t worry: There’s no bad blood. The singers enthusiastically cheered after the show was done.
The season finale started off with the contestants performing their own takes on classic Bruce Springsteen songs, like “Dancing in the Dark” and “Born in the USA.” Those renditions were followed by performances of original songs, which they wrote during the season.
Throughout the 3-hour finale, Noah, Huntergirl and Leah were joined onstage by a myriad of performers, including FloRida, Sara Bareilles, Ben Platt, Michael Bublé, Thomas Rhett, Melissa Etheridge and more. Judges are also available. Katy Perry Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan also made appearances.
Thompson, whose son is named Walker, was one of two contestants who tested positive for COVID-19 during the season. HeAnd Fritz HagerThey performed this from their hotel rooms, while they are isolating.