The season finale of American Idol will be chock full of amazing talent. In addition to the extraordinary three finalists, Laine Hardy, Madison Vandenburg and Alejandro Aranda, many superstars and previous Idols will also take the stage.
Returning to the platform that made her a household name will be Carrie Underwood, who won the reality competition show back in 2005.
The Oklahoma native won’t be the only country star hitting the stage during the live season finale. Dan + Shay will perform with Top Three contestant Madison Vandenburg, who famously gave judge Katy Perry goosebumps while performing the duo’s “Speechless.” Jon Pardi will join the party with a special moment with fellow Top Three finalist Laine Hardy. Alejandro Aranda will take the stage by himself for his final moment in the Idol Top Three.
The show-stopping moments don’t stop there as the three judges will also hit the stage. Luke Bryan will perform his latest single “Knockin’ Boots,” while also singing with fan favorite Laci Kaye Booth. Lionel Richie will perform alongside the Top 10 while Perry hits the stage for a long-awaited moment with Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon.
Additional performances come from Kane Brown with Alyssa Raghu, Adam Lambert with Dimitrius Graham, Kool and the Gang with Uche, Weezer with Wade Cota and Walker Burroughs.
Other musical moments include Montell Jordan with some of the season’s kookiest contestants, like Margie Mays, Austin Michael Robinson and VoKILLZ, while the blind student who stole America’s hearts Shayy performs with a GRAMMY-nominated surprise guest.
The American Idol season finale takes place on ABC this Sunday, May 19.