American Idol Season 13 (2014) Finale Live Recap, Results and Winner

#IdolFinaleOn Wednesday, May 21, American Idol Season 13 will finally reveal the winner!

It’s a battle between Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene. Who do you think will win this season?

Also tonight, American Idol 2014 Grand Finale will feature performances from the American Idol judges, as well as guest stars such as Paramore, KISS, and John Legend.

Please check their performances during the first part of the finale on Tuesday.

‘Original’ Songs — Future Winner’s Singles
Caleb Johnson: “As Long As You Still Love Me”
Jena Irene: “We Are One”

Simon Fuller’s Choice
Jena Irene: “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence + The Machine
Caleb Johnson: Dream On by Aerosmith

Best Performance of the Season — Chosen by the Finalists
Caleb Johnson: “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney
Jena Irene: “I Can’t Help Falling in Love”

The two-hour finale will start at 8! Please check back later for updates!

Recap starts here.

  • Final two Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene open the show with “We Will Rock You” by Queen and “I’m Just a Girl.” They sing “It’s Only Love” by Bryan Adam together. Watch the video here.
  • Sam Woolf and season 11 winner, Phillip Phillips perform a duet of his hit song “Home.” Watch here.
  • Jennifer Nettles on stage singing “That Girl.” Jessica joins Jennifer on stage singing “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus.

  • Harry and Keith join on stage to introduce Jennifer Lopez singing “First Love.” Watch her performance here.
  • KISS and Caleb Johnson perform. Watch their rockin’ performance here.

  • Demi Lovato performs “Really Don’t Care.” The Top 13 girls join her on stage for “Neon Lights” Jena and Demi trade a few lines.

  • Jena Irene and Paramore sing “Decode”. Watch the video here.
  • John Legend duet with Malaya Watson “You and I” and “All Of Me.” Watch their performance here.
  • Alex Preston and Jason Mraz sing “Love Someone.” Watch the video here.


…and the winner is CALEB JOHNSON!