SPOILER ALERT: This text accommodates particulars of the winner of American Idol Season 22.

American Idol topped its Season 22 winner and stated goodbye to Katy Perry.

Jack Blocker, Abi Carter, and Will Moseley began the night time by honoring mentor Jon Bon Jovi. They took the stage to sing “Livin’ on a Prayer,” adopted by “Legendary,” with the artist himself becoming a member of the trio.

The three finalists additionally sang Bon Jovi Songs, with Moseley taking “It’s My Life,” Blocker singing “I’ll Be There for You,” and Carter performing “Mattress of Roses.”

Within the second spherical of singing, earlier than the third place winner can be introduced, Mosely sang “My City,” Blocker carried out “All My Ex’s Stay in Texas,” and Carter interpreted “Someplace.”

Blocker was eradicated from American Idol, leaving Moseley and Carter because the High 2 finalists of Season 22.

After three hours and voting closed for a second time, viewers voted for Carter to win American Idol Season 22, with Moseley taking second place.

Following her win, Carter reprised her rendition of Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made For?”

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Abi Carter wins 'American Idol' Season 22

Abi Carter wins ‘American Idol’ Season 22


Fantasia Barrino marked the twentieth anniversary of profitable Season 3 of American Idol and delivered an inspirational message to the finalists.

Different visitor appearances included Jason Mraz, Seal, James Bay, Cody Johnson, Bishop Briggs, Nicki Frediani, Hootie and the Blowfish, New Children on the Block, CeCe Winans, and Wynonna.

Season 22 additionally marked Katy Perry’s exit as choose after seven seasons. All through the night time, the mere point out of it being Perry’s final present made the singer emotional and teary-eyed.

Throughout the three-hour finale, Perry took the stage with third-place finalist Blocker, they usually carried out “What Makes a Lady.”

To honor Perry on her final day, the women of the High 12 carried out a medley of her hits, together with “Teenage Dream,” “Darkish Horse,” and “California Gurls.”

Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie joined American Idol in 2018 when ABC revived the singing competitors after fifteen seasons on Fox. Since Season 16, the choose’s panel has remained unchanged till Perry’s departure tonight. ABC has not introduced who will take Perry’s spot when the present returns for Season 23.