Dim the lights, we have a new American Idol winner.
After a three-hour season finale on May 21, he will host Ryan Seacrest announced Now Tongi eliminated as a champion of the competitive series Megan Danielleas well as Colin Stoughwho was eliminated earlier in the night.
(Megan, Colin and Iam were previously announced as the final three contestants during the May 14 episode of Disney Night.)
Before Megan, Colin and Iam crowned the new winner, they all took the stage one last time to perform.
The season finale also included star-studded appearances from judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as former American Idol stars Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard.
Ellie Goulding, James Blunt, Jazmine Sullivan, jellyroll, By Kevin Cronin out of REO SpeedwagonKylie Minogue, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Daigle, Pitbull and TLC also took the stage to perform during the finals, along with former Idol judge Keith Urban, who also mentored the three finalists.