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'American Idol' Finale 2021 - Full Performers Lineup & Song List Revealed!

'American Idol' Finale 2021 - Full Performers Lineup & Song List Revealed!

The season finale of American Idol is airing TONIGHT (May 23) and there are going to be so many special guests performing during the three-hour show.

The final three contestants – Chayce Beckham, Grace Kinstler, and Willie Spence – will each be performing three solo songs. One song will be part of the “Hometown Song” segment, the next song will see the idols revisiting their favorite moments on the show, and the third song is the judge’s pick.

The top three will also perform three more songs as part of group performances and duets with mega-stars. That means they’re each learning six new songs for the finale!

Click inside for the full list of guest performers and songs being performed…

Keep reading below for the full list of songs, plus all the guest stars!

Grace Kinstler on American Idol

Grace Kinstler – TOP 3

HOMETOWN SONG: “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston
FAVORITE MOMENT SONG: “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” by Aretha Franklin
JUDGE’S PICK SONG: “All By Myself” by Celine Dion

Chayce Beckham on American Idol

Chayce Beckham – TOP 3

HOMETOWN SONG: “Fire Away” by Chris Stapleton
FAVORITE MOMENT SONG: “Afterglow” by Ed Sheeran
JUDGE’S PICK SONG: “Blackbird” by The Beatles

Willie Spence on American Idol

Willie Spence – TOP 3

HOMETOWN SONG: “A Change Is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke
FAVORITE MOMENT SONG: “Stand Up” by Cynthia Erivo
JUDGE’S PICK SONG: “Georgia on My Mind” by Ray Charles

Judges on American Idol


Billboard reports that all three judges – Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan – will perform during the finale.

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 the Top Three

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

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