Here’s A Full List Of Songs Being Performed During The 2021 ‘American Idol’ Season Finale

American Idol‘s season finale is star-studded and you don’t want to miss these performances! The three-hour finale includes some of the hottest stars in music today, including Luke Combs, Alessia Cara, Chaka Khan, Fall Out Boy, Leona Lewis, Fleetwood Mac’s…

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Posted on May 20, 2021

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Grace Kinstler, Willie Spence and Chayce Beckham; Photos Courtesy American Idol

American Idol‘s season finale is star-studded and you don’t want to miss these performances!

The three-hour finale includes some of the hottest stars in music today, including Luke Combs, Alessia Cara, Chaka Khan, Fall Out Boy, Leona Lewis, Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham, Macklemore, Mickey Guyton and Sheryl Crow.

In addition to the aforementioned performances, Idol judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will also perform.

Several former Idol contestants/finalists are returning to the show for the season finale, including Phillip Murphy, Arthur Gunn, Cassandra Coleman, Deshawn Goncalves, Alyssa Wray, Casey Bishop and Hunter Metts.

The Idol top three includes Grace Kinstler, Chayce Beckham and Willie Spence, who will perform solo three times each throughout the Idol season finale, in addition to several appearances during celebrity duets. The top three will also perform a hometown song, a song previously performed on Idol as well as a song hand picked by the Idol judges.

You can see a full list of the songs being performed throughout the three-hour season finale below.

Chayce Beckham 

  • The Beatles – “Blackbird” (Judges Choice)
  • Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away” (Hometown Song)
  • Ed Sheeran – “Afterglow” (Previously Performed)

Grace Kinstler 

  • Celine Dion – “All By Myself” (Judges Choice)
  • Whitney Houston – “I Have Nothing”(Hometown Song)
  • Aretha Franklin – “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (Previously Performed)

Willie Spence

  • Ray Charles – “Georgia On My Mind” (Judges Choice)
  • Sam Cooke – “A Change In Gonna Come”(Hometown Song)
  • Erivo – “Stand Up” (Previously Performed)

Celebrity Duets

  • Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)” with Willie Spence, Deshawn Goncalves, Chayce Beckham, Arthur Gunn and Hunter Metts
  • Chaka Khan – Medley of “I’m Every Woman,” “Ain’t Nobody,” “Sweet Thing” and “Through the Fire” with Deshawn Goncalves, Casey Bishop, Alyssa Wray, Cassandra Coleman and Grace Kinstler
  • Macklemore – “Can’t Hold Us” with Chayce Beckham, Grace Kinstler and Willie Spence
  • Luke Combs – “Forever After All” with Chayce Beckham
  • Mickey Guyton – “Black Like Me” with Alyssa Wray
  • Leona Lewis – “You Are the Reason” with Willie Spence
  • Alessia Cara – “Scars to Your Beautiful” with Grace Kinstler
  • Sheryl Crow – “Every Day Is a Winding Road” and “If It Makes You Happy” with Arthur Gunn
  • Lindsey Buckingham – “Go Your Own Way” with Cassandra Coleman

The American Idol season finale will air on ABC on Sunday at 8/7c.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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