‘American Idol’ 2024 Winner Revealed

American Idol” has crowned another winner.

Abi Carter, a 21-year-old musician from Indio, California, won the popular vote to become the “American Idol” Season 22 champion during Sunday night’s finale.

Will Moseley, a 23-year-old musician from Hazelhurst, Georgia, and Jack Blocker, a 25-year-old graphic designer from Dallas, Texas, were the runners-up.

The who’s who of the music industry was on hand to build up the suspense throughout the three-hour finale, which featured guest performers Jon Bon Jovi, 2004 “Idol” winner Fantasia BarrinoJason MrazWynonna JuddSealNew Kids on the Block and more.

Of course, there were also judges Lionel RichieKaty Perry and Luke Bryan, who along with host Ryan Seacrest were mourning Perry’s final episode of the musical competition show after six years and seven seasons.

Truthfully, it was Abi’s to lose as soon as the audience awarded her first performance with applause so long that she broke down in tears and Bryan struggled to get a word in edgewise. What sealed the deal was the approval of none other than Billie Eilish.

Read more here from USA Today.