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Katharine McPhee Goes Blonde at 'American Idol' Finale!

Katharine McPhee shows off her new look while walking the carpet at the American Idol series finale on Thursday (April 7) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The 32-year-old entertainer was joined at the event by her season’s winner Taylor Hicks and fourth place finisher Chris Daughtry. She came in second place during season five!

Katharine debuted her blonde hair at the event, which she got after wrapping season two of Scorpion.

“#blondes have more fun…. At least for 3 months. Hiatus from #scorpion has officially begun! #mechesalon thanks @traceycunningham1 ❤️❤️,” Katharine wrote on Instagram with the below selfie.

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'American Idol' 2016: Who Will Win? Vote in Our Poll Now!

There are only a matter of hours left until the winner of American Idol‘s final season is announced, so vote in our poll and let us know who you want to win!

The final two contestants this year are La’Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon. The judges predicted that this could be one of the closest calls in the show’s history as both singers deserve to be victorious.

During the performance episode last night, La’Porsha and Trent both got to sing three songs, including an original one released on iTunes.

WHO DO YOU THINK will win American Idol?

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American Idol's Former Winners - Where Are They Now?

The final winner on American Idol is set to be crowned TONIGHT (April 7), so let’s take a look back at the fourteen past winners and where they are now!

From season one’s Kelly Clarkson all the way to season fourteen’s Nick Fradiani, we’ve seen some of the most talented people in music hit the Idol stage.

While some of the winners like Kelly and Carrie Underwood have gone on to be massive stars in the music world, there have been some winners who have struggled following their wins. In addition to the winners, we can’t forget that there are contestants who have still “won” like Jennifer Hudson, who went on to win an Oscar, and Katharine McPhee, who is now a big television star.

Click through the slideshow below to see where American Idol winners are now…

'American Idol' Judges - Recap of Every Former Panelist!

The fifteenth and final season of American Idol is about to come to an end so we thought it would be a good time to take a look back at all of the past judges the show has had!

Do you remember that Ellen DeGeneres was a judge for one season?! She joined the panel in the middle of season nine and guest judges had to be used for the initial audition rounds.

The show started with a panel that consisted of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson. The final season will end with Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. as the judges.

Click through the slideshow below to see all of the American Idol judging panels…

'American Idol' Finale - Full List of Performers!

Tonight is the night…after dozens of seasons, American Idol is coming to an end!

The list of past American Idol winners and contestants that will be returning is super impressive, and it’s sure to be an amazing final show.

Look forward to performances by Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and lots more! In addition, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr, and Keith Urban will take the stage. Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson are also set to return.

Click inside to see the list of performers for tonight’s Idol finale… More Here! »

Jennifer Lopez Talks About Top 2 'American Idol' Finalists!

Jennifer Lopez glitters as she takes the stage during the American Idol finale on Wednesday (April 6) in Los Angeles.

The 46-year-old judge later opened up about the two finalists, La’Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon.

“I can only imagine how [La'Porsha] is feeling, all the emotions, getting to the finale, all the stuff she’s overcome,” J.Lo told ET. “Same with Trent. They’re both two amazing people who have overcome a lot.”

She added, “They’re so very different. They’re both very privileged voices, they’re both great storytellers when they sing. They have so much talent. So you just have to vote for who you like.”

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Zuhair Murad dress and Tamara Mellon shoes.

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Dalton Rapattoni: 'American Idol' Top 2 Performances - Watch Now!

Dalton Rapattoni brought the house down during the American Idol Top 2 finale show on Wednesday night (April 6) in Los Angeles.

The 20-year-old singer hit the stage to perform his coronation song “Stike a Match” before host Ryan Seacrest revealed who made the Top 2.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dalton Rapattoni

Watch his awesome performance below!

In case you missed it, find out who was sent home!

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Dalton’s song “Strike a Match”?

Dalton Rapattoni – “Strike a Match”

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