Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Tons Of Past Contestants Performing on “American Idol” Finale

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The finale of “American Idol” is two weeks away, and details have emerged regarding the three-night broadcast event.

The action begins on Tuesday, April 5. From 8-9:30 ET, FOX will present “American Idol: American Dream,” a 90-minute retrospective chronicling the history of the show. Original judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson will also appear to share “never-before-revealed stories about how IDOL came to be.”

Wednesday, April 6 will feature the final performance show. The remaining finalists will compete for America’s vote during the 8-9PM hour.

“American Idol” will then crown its fifteenth and final winner during an 8PM-10:06PM ET broadcast on Thursday, April 7.

Confirmed performers include Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood — the show’s most successful winners — as well as past winners/contestants Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery, Candice Glover, Caleb Johnson, Nick Fradiani, Ace Young, Allison Iraheta, Amber Holcomb, Blake Lewis, Bo Bice, Brandon Rogers, Bucky Covington, Carly Smithson, Casey James, Chris Daughtry, Clark Beckham, Clay Aiken, Colton Dixon, Constantine Maroulis, Danny Gokey, Diana DeGarmo, Elliott Yamin, George Huff, James Durbin, Jessica Sanchez, Josh Gracin, Joshua Ledet, Justin Guarini, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Kimberley Locke, Kree Harrison, LaToya London, Lauren Alaina, Melinda Doolittle, Pia Toscano, Sanjaya, Skylar Laine, Tamyra Gray and more.

Written by Brian Cantor

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