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.

Caleb Johnson performed his coronation song, "As Long As You Love Me."

Dim the Lights, here were go! The last of results of the season named Caleb Johnson as your American Idol.

Congratulations, Caleb Johnson! YOU are the next American Idol!

Lady Antebellum graced the stage performing, "Bartender."

The crowd went wild for Lady Antebellum's "Bartender."

Performing with Darius was a high mark for both C.J. and Dexter, but even more so for C.J. who names Darius as one of his idols.

Lady Antebellum really got the crowd going during their performance of "Bartender."

The race was too close to call between Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson! Who would take the IDOL crown?

C.J. and Dexter had performed the song earlier in the season, but took things to the next level performing it with the artist himself!

Ryan performed "Right Here Waiting" by Richard Marx for his big IDOL finale performance. Ryan's first concert ever was Richard Marx bringing things full circle when star joined him for the performance.

Towards the end of the show the audience got a special treat when Ryan Seacrest took the stage for his first performance!

Country star Darius Rucker then performed his song "True Believers."

While we can't say Ryan's one of the greatest singers ever heard on the IDOL stage, we can say that his performance was fun! "I apologize" said Ryan of his performance.

C.J. Harris and Dexter Roberts joined Darius Rucker to perform "Alright" live!

What a treat for Alex Preston to get to perform with his idol, Jason Mraz.

Following Paramore John Legend got behind the piano to perform "You + I."

Alex Preston then joined Jason Mraz to perform Mraz's new song, "Love Someone."

If ever there was a perfect pairing between IDOL contestant and musical guest it was Alex Preston and Jason Mraz who sounded like they've been singing together for years.

At the end of Paramore's "Ain't It Fun" big yellow balloons filled up the Nokia Theatre!

John remained seated a the piano while Malaya's powerful voice rang out from in front.

IDOL finalist Malaya Watson then joined John Legend for a performance of his ever popular, "All Of Me."

Paramore and Jena went on to sing a rendition of "Ain't It Fun" for the IDOL audience.

Partially through Jena's performance, Hayley Williams and Paramore joined our top girl on stage!

Jena Irene performed one of the songs that got her to the finale, Paramore's "Decode."

The Top 13 girls joined Demi on stage for a performance of "Neon Lights"

Each of the top IDOL girls had a moment to shine during their performance of "Neon Lights" with Demi Lovato.

Demi Lovato and the finalist girls brought down the house with their performance of "Neon Lights."

Aloe Blacc and the Top 13 guys performed Aloe's hit, "The Man."

Aloe Blacc joined the IDOL finale to perform with the Top 13 guys!

There is one question that remains about Caleb's epic performance with KISS? Why didn't Caleb join in on the fun by wearing KISS' iconic makeup?

Demi Lovato took the stage performing "I Don't Really Care."

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

Caleb fit right in with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act.

Caleb's brother even got into the fun by making himself up as a member of the band!

After the energetic performance Ryan officially opened the show promising an "insane super-star roster" for the night's show!

Jessica's vocals blended perfectly with Jennifer Nettles' creating a unique rendition of the famous pop song.

Caleb began a performance of KISS' "Love Gun" before being joined on stage by the iconic band.

Alabama girl Jessica Meuse joined Jennifer Nettles on stage to give a country twist to Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball."

In the two years since Phillip Phillips was crowned the Season 11 winner, his career has skyrocketed. Everyone knows Phillip Phillips' songs including our judges who were singing along to the hits!

Caleb and Jena ended their opening number with "It's Only Love" by Bryan Adams and Tina Turner.

Country star Jennifer Nettles took to the stage to perform "That Girl."

Sam Woolf started a performance of Phillip Phillips' "Home" only to joined by the star himself in the middle of the song.

After Phillip joined Sam for the end of "Home," the two went into Phillips' latest hit, "Raging Fire."

The votes have been cast, but at the top of the show the performers had two more hours to wait until they'd know who took the title of American Idol.

The opening performances from our two finalists showcased everything we've come to expect from the talented pair as they delivered a medley of "We Will Rock You" by Queen and "Just A Girl" by No Doubt.

As Ryan introduced the two finalists, our stoic judge Harry Connick Jr. got to his feet for the first time this season! Now that the competition is officially over, Harry could let loose and enjoy all the celebratory performances.

This is what the entire season has been building to: The crowning of the next American Idol. Before that could happen though we were treated to outstanding performances from music legends and our finalists from the season!

The Top 13 reunited at the end of the show to perform Kelly Clarkson's hit "Breakaway."

Tune in WEDNESDAY at 8/7c on FOX for the crowning of the NEXT American Idol!

"As Long As You Love Me" had everything we've come to expect from a Caleb Performance. It had big moments and some emotional places where Caleb could really stand out. This battle really would be too close to call!

"We Are One" highlighted all of Jena's strengths and really gave her a moment to shine on the stage. It's all the more amazing when you consider that Jena is the first judges' wild card to make it this far in the competition.

With the ending of Caleb's performance the fate of our final two was firmly put into America's hands. The winner will be revealed Wednesday in a special finale show featuring performances from Demi Lovato, Darius Rucker, Phillip Phillips, John Legend, Paramore and KISS to name just a few!

Jennifer thought the song really "suited" Jena and Harry called the performance "strong." Keith "loved it" and thought the single was the "perfect" choice for Jena.

Jena Irene took to the stage in the third round to perform what would be her coronation song, an upbeat number called "We Are One."

After Caleb's performance of "Maybe I'm Amazed" Keith urged him not to "lose what the song is about" by getting caught up in the vocal aspects of the song. Jennifer thought his performance required "more heart," and Harry bemoaned the fate of America by having to choose between our talented Top 2.

Jennifer thought that Caleb left "it all out there" and "sounded good," While both Keith and Harry noted how close the race would be between Caleb and Jena. "You're like Joe Fraiser. Jena is Mohammad Ali," said Harry. "I'm dying to see what happens tomorrow night," exclaimed Keith.

Caleb closed the show performing what would be his coronation song, "As Long As You Love Me."

He gave a standout performance of the song earlier in the season and chose to show his range with a more emotional effort. This performance was just as emotional for our talented rocker.

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.

"That's what you got to do!" Jennifer Lopez said, adding that Caleb should thank Mr. Simon Fuller for such a perfect song choice. Harry thought the performance was "phenomenal," and Keith said Caleb had him from the "opening phrase" of the song.

Caleb Johnson surprised the judges and audience alike when he chose Paul McCartney's "Maybe I'm Amazed" for his reprisal performance.

Before the second round Caleb and Jena poked fun by doing impressions of each other!

Jena sang "I Can't Help Falling in Love" seated at the piano. It was an emotional performance for the singer who again connected strongly with Elvis Presley classic.

Jena chose to reprise her performance of Elvis Presley's "I Can't Help Falling in Love" in the second round.

Harry said Jena gave a "very unique and very special" performance. Keith touted Jena as a leader, trailblazer and pioneer. Jennifer got the goosies and praised Jena's incredible talent.

Simon Fuller chose "Dog Days Are Over" by Florence and the Machine for Jena.

"It's electric in here right now," exclaimed Jennifer Lopez noting it can be "overwhelming for a performer." While she noticed Jena's fear in the beginning of the performance she thought it was "a really good start." Keith praised the way Jena handled the stage and Harry thought her effort was "fantastic."

"Dream On" was a perfect song choice for Caleb Johnson. He was up to his normal antics gyrating on stage like a rock god of old. He even got way up into his upper register in a way only former Idol judge Steven Tyler can appreciate.

Simon Fuller picked the classic "Dream On" by Aerosmith for Caleb's first performance.

Before the battle commenced Caleb and Jena took a moment to reflect on the gravity of the moment. "This is absolutely incredible," said Caleb. "I never thought I would be at this stage in the competition," exclaimed Jena.

A natural song choice for our eclectic performer, Jena worked and weaved herself around the stage like she wasn't affected at all by the huge crowd in front of her.

Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene faced off for the final time on Tuesday in an epic battle spanning three impressive rounds. The contestants faced the biggest stakes of the season. How would they measure up?

Finally at the end of the show we got down to the nitty gritty as Ryan Seacrest prepared to announce the Top 2!

Tune in to the AMERICAN IDOL® finale next week as Jena and Caleb duke it out in the finale on TUE and WED 8/7c on FOX!

Alex took to the stage one last time to perform his original song, "Fairytale!"

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

Alex solidly delivered his performance despite the devastating elimination. We know we'll be seeing more of Alex Preston in the future!

With Caleb and Jena moving on to the finale that means we were forced to say goodbye to the talented Alex Preston.

Jena Irene was announced as the first contestant to compete in the finale!

Caleb Johnson got the other spot in the finale! He'll be competing with Jena for the IDOL™ crown!

Scotty definitely wowed the crowed with his classic country voice and boyishly handsome looks.

Caleb, with his big little brother on stage next to him, got the rather incredible news that he'll be performing with the legendary band KISS at the finale! While Caleb looked thrilled at the news, his little brother was even more excited!

Caleb was the last contestant Ryan brought up. Caleb rocked his hometown visit just like he rocks the IDOL™ stage each week.

Alex got the best news when Ryan revealed that he'll sing with his own Idol and mentor from earlier this season, Jason Mraz, at the finale!

Scotty looked right at home on the Season XIII stage!

Ryan brought Jena on stage to watch the playback from her hometown visit the weekend before.

Ryan brought Alex up on stage to to watch the emotional footage from his hometown visit.

Season 10's champ Scotty McCreery returned to perform his new single, "Feelin' It."

IDOL™ alumni Elliott Yamin and Danny Gokey were in the audience for the big Top 2 reveal!

Ryan opened the show with his new love, the puppy Georgia! Georgia was calm as a puppy can be looking out into the large IDOL™ audience.

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

This is it! Tonight is the night we learned who will be performing in the Season XIII finale! Alex, Caleb and Jena left it all out on the stage Wednesday night, but only two people would be moving on to the finale and a shot at the IDOL™ crown.

Ryan gave Jena a bit of a shock when he announced she'll be joining the band Paramore live on stage at the finale!

It is now entirely up to America to decide who stays and who goes. Tune in Thursday at 9/8c on FOX to find out who did enough to earn a spot in the finale!

Jennifer noted, "America really has their work cut out for them." Harry called the performance "classic" and Keith said that Alex "nailed it."

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

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