Jennifer Lopez's "First Love" performance blew the roof off the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

For the first time in IDOL history our judges got together to perform a spectacular medley!

Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. performed a mash-up of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors" and Fleetwood Mac's "Go Your Own Way."

Jennifer Lopez performed her new song "First Love" at the IDOL finale.

The three people who were responsible for discovering this year's incredible talent took the stage for the last time this season!

The three superstars responsible, in part, for their rise to fame, came out on stage to greet a jam-packed house at the Nokia theatre in Los Angeles. Over 7,000 people were in the attendance for the final show-down. The judges weren't phased, but this would be the first time our budding stars would sing in front of such a large live audience.

Ryan, Randy and our judges celebrate IDOL's 500th episode.

All three judges got to their feet in support of Alex Preston's last performance and singular IDOL™ journey.

The judges looked glam as usual as they came out to greet the live audience.

Season 10 brought about a huge change to the judging panel! Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez joined the only remaining veteran judge, Randy Jackson.

Before we got down to the more serious business of eliminations, Ryan surprised Harry with beignets from his home city of New Orleans.

The judges took the time to weigh in on the gravity of Thursday's cut. Keith was nervous and Jennifer realized this point is a major turning point in the competition.

Jennifer demonstrated the catwalk to Jena Irene showing her how to make her stage moves even more powerful!

The judges walked on stage looking their best for what would prove to be a dramatic results show.

It's America's Request night on IDOL™ with fans around the country picking out songs for our talented Top 5. Song choice is a tricky business here at AMERICAN IDOL® especially at this stage in the competition. Would America pick the best songs for our budding stars?

The judges looked fierce and ready to face yet another contestant elimination on Thursday.

They say in showbiz to never work with children or animals. But how can you say no to the most famous celebrity cat ever? Grumpy Cat paid a visit the IDOL™ stage, but didn't look too impressed with the Top 6.

The crowd was going wild before the show even began at the Top 6 performance show. Would the Idols give them the show they were clamoring for? Each contestant had two opportunities to prove their worth the the viewing public.

The Top 7 will definitely become 6 tonight and it's any one's guess after a great performance show from our Idols on Wednesday night.

This week IDOL™ results show moved to a new 30 minute, jam-packed format that included a performance from rising star Janelle Monáe.

JLo got down to business dancing and singing her hit with the girls supporting in the background. The upbeat performance was all what fans have come to expect from Jennifer Lopez and featured great singing and excellent dancing.

The crowd, contestants and judges were so into Jennifer's performance that they were dancing along. When Jennifer came back to the judges' table after her performance Harry informed her that he picked up some of her iconic dance moves.

Jennifer started the performance with a few IDOL™ alumni joining her on stage. Fan favorites Pia Toscano, Jessica Sanchez and Allison Iraheta sang backup for the talented diva.

Before the singing got started, Jennifer, Jessica, Pia and Allison dished on their favorite guys in the competition. They even gave a little live vocal warm-up!

Our very own Jennifer Lopez hit the stage next for a special performance of her new hit, "I Luh Ya Papi." Her gracious fellow judges chose to give her introduction in the best JLo voices they could conjure.

Ryan announced early in the show that over 6 BILLION votes have been cast since season 1. AMERICAN IDOL® is a powerhouse that has been the platform for numerous artists over the years from the very first Idol Kelly Clarkson to Jennifer Hudson, Chris Daughtry, and Phillip Phillips. Not all or these contestants won the ultimate prize during their seasons, but the one thing they did have in common? They all made the Top 10 and participated in the IDOL™ summer tour.

Over 72 million votes were cast on Wednesday and Ryan promised that the outcome "might surprise a few people." First, however, he praised Jennifer Lopez's headband, which she apparently asked for his opinion on before the live show.

The show opened with a special performance by the Top 12 performing Phillip Phillip's "Home." This wasn't your ordinary results show opener, however, as the performance we saw was a pre-recorded rendition that the contestants filmed themselves. What a perfect pick! After all, the theme of the week was "Home" and Phillip Phillips was on hand to perform his latest song, "Raging Fire," live. The night also afforded a great performance from the up and coming Irish band, Kodaline.

After the Top 10 were announced, Jennifer Lopez gave the audience a rundown of how the wildcard picks would proceed. The judges would pick five of the remaining ten contestants to sing in a do-or-die moment live on the stage. Harry urged the contestants to take it seriously saying, "They have to really compete."

The first live show of the season aired on a special Tuesday night and 15 semi-finalist girls were ready to perform for America's votes. Not all would get that chance though, as Ryan announced that only 10 ladies would be taking the stage. Throughout the show our three superstar judges would go on to reveal, one by one, the contestants who would get a chance to perform live. The five girls not chosen at the end of the night were instantly eliminated.

The rest of the Top 30 will be formed on Thursday at 8/7c. Will Casey or CJ be one of the Top 15 boys? What will become of the other early stand-outs? Tune in to find out!

Next week, the 77 remaining contestants perform their final solos in Hollywood. Who from this talented group of auditioners will rise to the top? Watch FOX on WED & THU at 8/7c to find out!

Wake up, Atlanta! The episode kicked off with footage of parents waking up their auditioners, and Georgia's own Connie Seacrest waking up her boy, Ryan. #thisisntreal...Ryan Seacrest doesn't sleep! Harry Connick, Jr. and Keith Urban switched spots at the judges' table in Atlanta. How long until Keith and Harry request to sit next to each other to kindle their bromance?

Detroit, Michigan is known for its hit songs, Motown music, and cars. But would it become the home of the next American Idol? We won't know until May, but we do know that Harry Connick, Jr. thinks chewing gum is hot...on Jennifer Lopez, at least! We think the flannel and tousled bed head is working for her too.

The IDOL™ XIII judges sat down to the judges' table for the first time together.

The Boston press caught Jennifer Lopez as she arrived.

The judges showed off their silly sides at auditions in Boston.

Jennifer Lopez gave Ryan Seacrest a huge hug at auditions.

The chemistry between Harry, Jennifer and Keith is amazing.

There were smiles all around from the judges and Ryan at IDOL™ auditions in Austin.

Jennifer Lopez's "First Love" performance blew the roof off the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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