American Idol

Season 13 Episode 39

Winner Chosen

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM May 21, 2014 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • The following is a list of all the performances from the Finale and some special notes.
      Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene-"We Will Rock You" by Queen, "I'm Just a Girl" by No Doubt, and "It's Only Love" by Bryan Adams and Tina Turner
      Phillip Phillips and Sam Woolf-"Home" and "Raging Fire"
      Jennifer Nettles sang "That Girl" and then was joined by Jessica Meuse and they sang "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus
      Jennifer Lopez-"First Love"
      Kiss and Caleb Johnson-"Love Gun" and "Shout It Out Loud"
      Aloe Blacc and the Boys of the Top 13-"The Man"
      Demi Lovato and the Girls of the Top 13-"Really Don't Care" and "Neon Lights"
      Jena Irene sang "Decode" by Paramore and then Paramore joined her and they sang "Ain't It Fun"
      John Legend sang "You & I (Nobody in The World)" and then Malaya Watson joined him and they sang "All Of Me"
      Jason Mraz and Alex Preston-"Love Someone"
      Richard Marx and Ryan Seacrest-"Right Here Waiting". This is the first time ever Ryan has actually "performed" although throughout the 13 years he has sung now and then.
      Darius Rucker sang "True Believers" and then C.J. Harris and Dexter Roberts joined him and they all sang "Alright"
      Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson sang a section of "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum before introducing them, and then Lady Antebellum performed "Bartender"
      Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez, with Randy Jackson on bass-"True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper and "Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac. This is the first time ever that all three judges not only perform on the same night but together. Randy who was the In-House Mentor becomes the first one to perform and has now performed as a Judge and Mentor, and with Ryan singing earlier, all Judges, Host, and Mentor have performed in one episode.
      Caleb Johnson-"As Long As You Love Me" which is his debut single, and the Winner's Song