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'American Idol' Judges Perform Together on the Finale! (Video)

'American Idol' Judges Perform Together on the Finale! (Video)

The judges of American IdolJennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. – join forces for an amazing performance during the show’s season thirteen finale on Wednesday (May 21) at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The three entertainers were joined on stage by Idol mentor Randy Jackson, who backed them up on guitar. This is the first time in Idol history that all of the judges performed together!

The judges performed a medley of Cyndi Lauper‘s “True Colors” and Fleetwood Mac‘s “Go Your Own Way.”

Make sure to find out who was crowned the winner of this season in case you weren’t watching tonight.

‘American Idol’ Judges Perform Together on the Finale!
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  • Gmaysie Kartofe

    nobody watches this garbage

  • http://comcast Nora

    Again #1comment, about 8 million people watched it, probably you watched it too. The judges performance was GREAT. Can’t wait until next year for the new American Idol. Love the three judges, especially Keith Urban.

  • http://comcast Dave

    Loved the show tonight and happy Caleb won. Wonderful performance by the judges.

  • http://comcast Donna


  • JustChill’n

    OMG! That performance TOTALLY SUCKED!!! How in the world did Jennifer Lopez ever become a singer?? A screeching cat in heat sounds better than she does. Seriously, AI producers should be arrested for allowing her to sing. And what happened to Harry? He USE to be a good singer. For all his ‘technically’ preaching he does, he should sound a whole lot better than what he did. The only one that sounded decent was Keith. I’ll give him props for actually being a legitimate singer. I’m sorry, no sane person can listen to that & think that sounded good. You all need to go get your hearing checked. (I’m still shaking my head in unbelief that anybody would allow JLo to sing. That is a crime.)

  • Me3

    Keith saved it with his vocals and amazing guitar playing… Not quite LB, but darn close! Well done, Keith!

  • Nrb

    The beginning of that performance was horrible. Either Harry was off key or the others were and he had to compensate. J lo performed to the extent of her vocal talent (she’s a dancer first, an actress second). Her vocal talent might not even get her to Hollywood on Idol. It seemed like her mic was rigged with some auto tuning to help her out. I couldn’t help but thinking of Kermit the frog when I saw her on the piano singing. The performance did get better at the end but I believe even the judges would have been critical of that one!

  • cindy

    For judges they suck live singing together u would think they would be better if there judging contestants. They would’ve been voted off on my count. Eek

  • tulino

    excellen performance by ehe judges and Randy, and Jennifer Lopez was EPIC like always, she is the best. Jennifer Lopez is the most talented entertainent of our generation. Wow just the best

  • 1urbanfan27

    Keith sounded good…

  • http://comcast Joni

    Didn’t care for it at all when JLo was singing on top of piano but Keith Urban saved the rest of the performance. Ended up really enjoying performance.

  • idolized

    Yuck! Caleb is the worst winner ever! Even worse than Candice! Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew!

  • She Stinks!

    Look as JHO trying to steal the spotlight and try to distract you from the fact that she cannot sing. Harry and Keith must of been horrified to have to perform with that no talent HO from the 90s. This is shameful. JHO is truly awful. This is a disgrace.

  • sarae

    She actually sounded great live here, wow, shocked to say the least. Fun performance.

  • heri

    I love that song and jennifer have a sweet beautiful voice.

  • jane

    Keith Urban rocked this one and totally stole this performance. He was born to perform. JLO thought the whole act was about her and was a total annoyance spinning around with her little tambourine trying so hard to be cute. She was just an annoyance.

  • That Was A Video

    They did not sing live on American Idol last night. The public was looking at a VIDEO. It was on instagram and the judges performance and Jlo’s were ALL taped the night before and that is probably why JLO’s voice was doctored. They had a chance to edit that video and take all the flaws out of JLO’s voice, and that baby sound was not her real voice, and we all have to know that. Her performance in her sparkly blue attire was also pre-recorded and shown on a video.

  • http://aol mj

    Man, you guys commenting are harsh! This was THE BEST performance of the season!!! All 4 were great, looked as if they were having so much fun, and pulled it off to perfection! I was blown away and in total awe by the end. Harry, Jennifer and Randy are so talented, deserve their fame…keith is beyond phenomenal!!! Thanks, AI, for the gift of that performance.

  • sonia

    I had fun watching last night. Never saw their season end show before. I liked it!

    Why was Jlo orange though ?

  • maclen

    Yes, it was amateur night on Idol last night…the so called “talent” judges “pretaping” their performance the night before…just in case they sucked. They should have taken a few more takes…they were unsuccessful.

  • That Was A Video

    >>>>Man, you guys commenting are harsh! This was THE BEST performance of the season!!! >>>>>

    @mj. This show was supposed to be about the contestants, and not about the judges, and for this entire season it has been the JLO show, with the cameras diverting back to her face everytime a contestant would perform.

    And last night, JLO performing on a family show trying so hard to promote herself because her album comes out June 17th, in a skimpy outfit, humping the floor and slinging her wig around spasmatically like she was dancing at a strip club. She was paid $17 million to judge live talent, yet she had the nerve to have her performance pre-recorded and presented on a video, because she has to lipsync.

    Hopefully she does not come back to AI next season, but if she has something else to promote for herself, she will.

  • maclen

    As I just said…it was “amateur night” on Idol last night among the cast of this pathetically lame show . And THIS perfectly reflects the “quality” of the show…

    …EVEN seacrest “wets himself” on stage on this pitifully dreadful show.

  • Carolyn

    I thought that the show last night was very entertaining and that the judge collaboration was great. I couldn’t care less what the same old Urban haters say about it. They are so predictable. I was happy that 10 million people were watching, that Nicole and Sunday were there for Keith, and that the show will be back for another season, hopefully with Keith on board. You can see how much he enjoys doing the show. I was surprised that Caleb won, though, and would have preferred Jena. All in all, I enjoyed watching.

  • Idol WINS the Night!

    “TV Ratings: ‘American Idol’ goes out strong as FOX wins season-closing Wednesday!”

    “It still must have relieved FOX to see that “Idol” was capable of ticking back over 10 million viewers and above a 2.5 in the key demo. It was also, percentage-wise, a much larger finale bump than any of the spring’s other competition shows.”

    “Overall, FOX averaged an estimated 10.14 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/10 share for Wednesday night.”

    “American Idol” took a big jump in its second hour with 11.02 million viewers and a 2.8 rating among adults 18-49.”


  • Cindy

    I loved the show last night it was great. Keith was interviewed and he said Nicole, Sunday, and Faith were all there side stage dancing. I saw a posting that when Jennifer did her thing onstage Keith ran over to his family and was dancing with Nicole and his girls. He is such a sweetie who loves his family.

  • http://comcast Ashley

    OMG AMERICAN IDOL was great last night. That Keith Urban sure has something special, besides being talented, good looking etc. I guess you call it charisma. What is special about him I don’t think he knows it.

  • http://comcast Joni

    @ maclan Mary Maclan aka The Crazy One get a life and not the Keith Urban life, get your own life and try not to be so hateful !!!

  • Jill

    It was a fun show. I will miss it! I hope Keith and Harry return next season.

  • Anthony

    JLO was the BEST of the BEST! You rock babe!

  • Anthony

    @Jill: NOOOO Harry SUCKS!

  • Anthony

    @Me3: HUH? WTF? I only heard babe JLo singing!!!!!

  • Anthony

    @JustChill’n: SHUT the F up you hater fat thing go to the gym and stop hating!

  • Anthony

    @Joni: WHAT ur opinion fat Jesus is countless! JLo rocked it !

  • Anthony

    @jane: Yeah and you hate because she was the BEST huh ? lol she freaking ROCKS!

  • Anthony

    Sorry but there is no one out there that can compete with JLo! She is simply the BEST!

  • Rachel of Sydney

    @Gmaysie Kartofe: To #1 comment….. Your an absolute fool!!! “Nobody watches this garbage”…. Gee only millions & millions of people around the world watch the show. Why do morons always have to put the first comments!? LOL

  • Rachel of Sydney

    J-Lo showed just how versatile she is dancing, singing & rocking out as a rock chick! :-) I luved her singing the ballad & staying true to the original by using her voice in a Cyndi Lauper style. (Just like the original)…. J-Lo is such an AMAZING performer!!! :-)

  • tommie

    The show watched and love my millions all over the world. Jlo, Keith, Harry, Ryan and Randy are entertainer. They are paid to do the show and they do it welll. As for haters, well they just going to be behind their computer and nothing else. They are bunch of losers.

  • jester

    Jennifer Lopez gets paid to entertain and you JustChill’n is an unpaid professional keyboard player (in front of your computer).

  • http://comcast Audra

    The performance of the the three judges and Randy was GREAT !! I think they are all talented and enjoy each other’s company. Keith Urban is unbelievably talented , they all are but Keith stood out for me.

  • llj88

    This is why I dont take any stock in what Malcan said, he said it was amateur nigth on idol,, amateurs don’t play the guitar like keith urban does We all know Malcan don’t like keith but malcan couldn’t even give keith that, he did a amazing job playing , like I said and ask before please inform us what keith did to you that was so bad that you hate him so much to keep up on every move he and nicole make all these years, and to have a site that is negative on them both that you post daily on, like I said before normal people dont keep hate going for years this way please get help this is not normal

  • Elena

    I agree! Keith was amazing with his guitar solo and Harry too and all Lopez could do was shake her behind and holding a little tambourine lol! She can’t sing live and doesn’t belong in AI

  • Johna788

    This design is wicked! You obviously know how to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog well, almostHaHa! Wonderful job. I really enjoyed what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool! deekddadcgeg

  • http://comcast Lori

    They were all great on American Idol finale.,Enjoyed the whole show and especially the four judges and Randy. I do think Keith stood out but I don’t get all of the hate for beautiful J Lo, she is great at everything she tackles. I think you call it a severe case of Jealousy !!!

  • http://comcast Joni

    @maclen: Give it a rest Mary maclan aka The Crazy One. Get a life other than KEITH URBANS and NICOLE KIDMANS . Try to think about something other than these two beautiful, talented happy family.

  • http://comcast Joni

    @llj88: The only reason Keith is hated by this lunatic maclan is because he married beautiful Nicole Kidman. The only way he will be forgiven is to apologize for marrying the girl of his dreams Nicole.

  • http://comcast Joni

    @JustChill’n: Does this mean we are suppose to agree with you. Sorry I can’t , I enjoyed it, especially Keith Urban. Wow, really talented guitar player and singer.

  • http://comcast Audra

    @Nrb: I am still laughing about Kermit The Frog when J Lo was sitting on piano, so true. I thought Keith Urbans performance was fantastic though.

  • http://comcast Joni

    @maclen: Hi Mary maclan The Crazy One, still following Keith Urban I see.

  • http://comcast Joni

    @maclen: Hi Mary maclan The Crazy One, you can’t pull yourself away from Keith Urban and his career and wife, beautiful Nicole.