Chris Brown, Fall Out Boy, Vance Joy Performing on “American Idol” Finale

Following Wednesday’s “American Idol” hybrid performance/results show, we know Jax, Clark Beckham and Nick Fradiani represent the top three.

We know two of them will compete in Tuesday’s performance show. We know the fourteenth “American Idol” winner will then be crowned on Wednesday.

We also now know the other acts set to take the stage during Wednesday’s two-hour finale.

Expanding upon host Ryan Seacrest’s announcement, FOX confirms that the season’s last “Idol” episode will include performances by Chris Brown, Echosmith, Fall Out Boy, Jamie Foxx, The Jacksons, Vance Joy, Ricky Martin, Michael McDonald, Janelle Monáe, New Kids On The Block, Pitbull, Nile Rodgers, Prince Royce, Steven Tyler “and more.”

Judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. will also perform on the show.

The season’s last “Idol” performance show airs from 9-10PM on May 12. The final results show airs from 8-10:06PM on May 13.

Written by Brian Cantor

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