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'American Idol': what to expect from Monday's finale

Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe and Gabby Barrett
Photo Credit: American Idol/FOX
Monday night, May 21st is the night where the next American Idol winner will be announced in part two of the season finale. The Top 3 finalists are Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe and Gabby Barrett.
The Grand Finale will include performances by ‘American Idol’ judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.
Additional Performances Include Artists Bebe Rexha, Darius Rucker, Gary Clark Jr., Kermit the Frog, Nick Jonas + Mustard, Patti LaBelle, Yolanda Adams and ‘American Idol’ Contestants.
Following the performances by music superstars and including the American Idol” judges, the winner of Season 1 of “American Idol” on ABC will finally be crowned, as the search for America’s next superstar comes to a close on its new home on America’s network, The ABC Television Network. The show will air live from 9:00–11:00 p.m. EDT), streaming and on demand.

Performances during the grand finale include:

Bebe Rexha + Top 3 Finalists – “Meant to Be” by Bebe Rexha
Darius Rucker + Caleb Lee Hutchinson – “Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker
Gary Clark Jr. + Dennis Lorenzo + Cade Foehner – “Bright Lights” by Gary Clark Jr.
Katy Perry + Catie Turner – “Part of Me” by Katy Perry
Kermit the Frog + Maddie Poppe – “Rainbow Connection” from “The Muppet Movie”
Layla and Dyxie Spring – “Blue” by LeAnn Rimes
Lionel Richie + Top 10 Finalists – “All Night Long” by Lionel Richie
Luke Bryan – “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” by Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan + Gabby Barrett – “Most People Are Good” by Luke Bryan
Nick Jonas + Mustard – “Anywhere” by Nick Jonas and Mustard
Nick Jonas + Jurnee – “Jealous” by Nick Jonas
Patti LaBelle + Ada Vox – “Lady Marmalade” by Patti LaBelle
Yolanda Adams with a choir of voices + Michael J. Woodard – “What the World Needs Now”
Top 2 Finalists – “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and “What A Wonderful World”
The winner of Season 1 of “American Idol” on ABC will sing his/her winner’s single

Helping America determine who will become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, with Emmy® Award-winning Ryan Seacrest returning as host.

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