It will be 16-year-old Lauren Alaina and 17-year-old Scotty McCreery – the youngest contestants ever to battle it out in the finale – who will go head-to-head at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE May 24 at 8 PM ET on Fox.
One finalist will be crowned the next American Idol on the two-hour season finale May 25 at 8 PM ET. The finale and concert spectacular will feature special performances, surprise guests and a Top 13 reunion before America's vote is revealed.
Among the many "American Idol" finalists and/or winners who have appeared on Broadway are Fantasia, Justin Guarini, Jordin Sparks, Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, Tamyra Gray, Constantine Maroulis, Frenchie Davis, Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks.
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