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Harry Connick Jr. Performs with Talented Young Girl at 'American Idol' Finale (Video)

Harry Connick Jr. sings on stage during the American Idol series finale on Thursday (April 7) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The 48-year-old entertainer was joined by talented young singer Marley Fletcher for a performance of “What a Wonderful World” as a tribute to the amazing charity work Idol has done over the years.

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“I’m singing it with somebody and all I can say is regardless of my performance I can tell you in advance it is going to be very special,” Harry teased to Billboard the day before. It sure was a special moment!

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Jennifer Lopez Predicts 'American Idol' 2016's Final Two

Jennifer Lopez poses backstage at the American Idol live show on Thursday (March 3) in Los Angeles.

The 46-year-old entertainer was joined on the episode by her fellow judges Keith Urban, 48, and Harry Connick Jr., 48.

During the show, Harry took to the stage to perform the song “I Do Like We Do” and chat about his upcoming talk show, which is set to premiere in the fall.

While critiquing the contestants, Jennifer predicted who she thinks will be making the final two this year – La’Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon. Watch both of their performances below!

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Victoria Beckham dress and Christian Louboutin shoes.


La’Porsha Renae – Top 8 – AMERICAN IDOL

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Alec Baldwin, Helen Mirren & More Hit The Stage At Roundabout Theatre's Spring Gala 2016!

Alec Baldwin and Helen Mirren hit the stage to present during the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2016 Spring Gala held at The Waldorf-Astoria on Monday (February 29) in New York City.

The 57-year-old actor and Helen, 70, were joined by honoree Audra McDonald, performers Zachary Levi, Jane Krakowski, Vanessa Williams, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, as well as Harry Connick Jr. and his daughter Charlotte, 12, John Gallagher Jr., Denis O’Hare, Blythe Danner and Valorie Curry at the event celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary.

Tony Award-winner Audra, 45, and Roundabout’s Chairman of the Board Tom Tuft were honored with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre.

45+ pictures inside of Alec Baldwin, Helen Mirren and others at the gala… More Here! »

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Jennifer Lopez Looks Red Hot in a Jumpsuit at 'Idol' Party

Jennifer Lopez is scorching hot in her red jumpsuit while walking the carpet at the American Idol Finalists Party held at the London Hotel on Thursday night (February 25) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 46-year-old singer was joined at the event by fellow judges Keith Urban, 48, and Harry Connick Jr., 48.

During the live show that night, the three panelists were joined by guest judge Kelly Clarkson, who also gave a magnificent performance at the end and it brought everyone to tears!

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Zuhair Murad Couture jumpsuit, an Amanda Wakeley clutch, and Swarovski jewelry at the party. She is wearing a Valentino jumper and skirt with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes for Thursday night’s show. She is wearing a black Thai Nguyen dress and Christian Louboutin shoes for Wednesday’s show.

25+ pictures inside of the American Idol judges at the finalists party… More Here! »

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Watch American Idol's Final Audition Ever (Video)

The audition rounds of the final season of American Idol are officially over and you can watch the last audition ever on the show right here!

The final contestant to receive a golden ticket to Hollywood was Manny Torres, a 20-year-old Chicago-based Puerto Rican singer. He performed Maroon 5‘s song “This Love” for his audition.

“The last ticket!” Harry Connick Jr. exclaimed when Manny received the three “yes” votes from himself and fellow judges Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban.

Make sure to tune in for the Hollywood round next week!


Manny Torres – Audition – AMERICAN IDOL

January Jones Stuns at the Fox All-Star Party

January Jones rocks a braided updo while on the carpet at the Fox Winter TCA 2016 All-Star Party held at the Langham Huntington Hotel on Friday night (January 15) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 38-year-old Last Man on Earth actress was joined at the party by American Idol judges Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban as well as Brooklyn Nine-nine star Andy Samberg and Grandfathered star John Stamos.

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While at the event, January‘s co-star and ex Will Forte debuted an unusual new haircut. Will shaved an entire side of his head, including his eyebrow and beard!

January took to her Instagram to share a funny pic of his new look, captioning the image, “#whathaircut”

FYI: January is wearing Disaya dress and Paula Cademartori shoes.

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Jennifer Lopez Weighs In On 'American Idol's Last Season: 'It's Possible' It Might Not Be

Jennifer Lopez leans over Keith Urban to chat with Ryan Seacrest on the American Idol panel at the FOX portion during the 2016 Winter TCA Tour held at the Langham Huntington Hotel on Friday afternoon (January 15) in Pasadena, Calif.

The two judges and host were joined by Harry Connick, Jr. and mentor Scott Borchetta as well as several Idol alums.

Season 10′s runner-up Lauren Alaina and winner Scotty McCreery, Season 14′s Nick Fradiani, Season 8′s Kris Allen, Season 7′s David Cook, Season 6′s Jordin Sparks, and Season 2′s Ruben Studdard also joined the discussion.

On the panel, all three judges and Ryan were quick to say that this current season may not be its’ final.

“You never know with a format like this – it’s possible,” Jennifer shared during the debate of whether season 15 was the “final” or “farewell”. “Whether they’re making a mistake, if that’s the feeling, right now, that’s their feeling…At the end of the day you never know.”

Ryan added, “I was just speaking to Gary and Dana [cochairs/CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman] before the session. The numbers look great this season and we’re all pleased people are watching, and some are coming back to watch…Does that mean it’s the end? I’m not so sure.”

FYI: Jennifer is in a Lover dress and Jimmy Choo shoes.

30+ pictures inside of Jennifer Lopez, and more, from the American Idol panel… More Here! »

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