‘American Idol’ 2021 Winner & Spoilers: Season 19 Finale Live Results


The Sunday, May 23, 2021, season finale of ABC’s “American Idol” featured performances from each of the top three contestants, many celebrities, and it all culminated with the announcement of the season 19 “American Idol” winner.

WARNING: Spoilers for the finale episode of “American Idol” season 19 follow. Do not read on if you don’t want to know what happened or who won the season. 

If you would rather just see who won the season and who the runner-up contestant was, scroll on to the end of the post.

‘American Idol’ Season 19 Finale Live Recap

This post will be updated as the episode airs.

The show started with a performance by Macklemore, who performed “Can’t Hold Us” right outside the studio alongside the three finalists, Chayce Beckham, Willie Spence and Grace Kinstler.

Then, the “American Idol” judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie were introduced followed by Ryan Seacrest.

First up when it came to performances was Grace Kinstler returning to “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” which she sang for her audition.

Who Won ‘American Idol’ Season 19?

This post will be updated as the episode airs.

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“American Idol” airs on Sundays at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC.

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