Within the phrases of Ryan Seacrest, America has voted and the winner is… Noah Thompson.
On Might 22, the 20-year-old was topped the winner of American Idol season 20, beating out finalists Huntergirl and Leah Marlene. (Don’t be concerned, there is no unhealthy blood: The singers eagerly cheered on their pal in any case was mentioned and carried out.)
The season finale began off with the contestants performing their very own takes on traditional Bruce Springsteen songs, like “Dancing within the Darkish” and “Born within the USA.” These renditions had been adopted by performances of authentic songs, which they wrote through the season.
All through the 3-hour finale, Noah, Huntergirl and Leah had been joined onstage by a myriad of performers, together with FloRida, Sara Bareilles, Ben Platt, Michael Bublé, Thomas Rhett, Melissa Etheridge and extra. In fact, judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan additionally made appearances.
Thompson, whose son is known as Walker, was certainly one of two contestants who examined optimistic for COVID-19 through the season. He and Fritz Hager carried out from their resort rooms whereas isolating.