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Katharine McPhee Thanks Woman Who Put Her Through During First 'American Idol' Audition

Katharine McPhee is pretty in yellow while dining out with a gal pal at Craig’s on Friday night (April 8) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The night before, the 32-year-old actress/singer made an appearance on the American Idol finale.

“GUYS!!! This lady right here is the reason I made it on #americanidol… She put me through my very first round in San Francisco,” Kat later captioned an Instagram photo. “She was so tough and she scared me but turns out she was a real gem and has been the best cheerleader and producer on Idol for years and years. Thank you @meggiemikes for saying YES and for doing such an amazing job year after year on this show we’ve all loved and cherished so much. #americanidolseriesfinale #blessed”

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Katharine McPhee Lip Syncs to Jason Derulo While Battling Him!

Katharine McPhee emerges out of a bathtub in some sexy lingerie during her performance on Lip Sync Battle, which aired on Thursday (April 7).

The 32-year-old former American Idol contestant performed Jason Derulo‘s “Want to Want Me” while battling him during the episode!

For his second round performance, Jason did Rick James‘ “Super Freak.” Watch the video below!

Ultimately, Katharine was crowned the winner of the episode and it wasn’t the only television appearance she made that night. She was also at the series finale of American Idol.


Jason Derulo’s “Super Freak” vs. Katharine McPhee’s “Want to Want Me”
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Jessica Sanchez Shows Off Powerhouse Vocals on 'Idol' Finale

Jessica Sanchez belts out an amazing rendition of “The Prayer” during American Idol‘s series finale on Thursday (April 7).

The 20-year-old season 11 runner-up was joined by prior contestants for a medley of songs, which was opened by Katharine McPhee and Casey James singing Lady Antebellum‘s “Need You Now”.

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Other performers, who Harry Connick Jr. called “some of the best singers American Idol has discovered,” included Carly Smithson, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard and Amber Holcomb.

Watch Jessica Sanchez perform on the American Idol finale below…

Jessica Sanchez Sings “The Prayer”

FYI: Katharine is wearing a Shady Zeineldine gown.

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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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Katharine McPhee Returns to 'American Idol' for Stunning 'Over the Rainbow' Performance! (Video)

Katharine McPhee gives a stunning performance during her return to the American Idol stage on Thursday (March 24) in Los Angeles.

The 31-year-old entertainer, who came in second place on the fifth season of the singing competition series, reprised her “Over the Rainbow” performance during the appearance.

After she sang, host Ryan Seacrest brought out an employee who was one of Katharine‘s superfans during her Idol days and he explained how he made everyone at school vote for her.

David Cook, who won season seven, also returned to the show to perform his new single “Heartbeat.”


Katharine McPhee Performs “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” – AMERICAN IDOL

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Katharine McPhee Shares a 'Creeper' Photo from 'Scorpion' Set

Katharine McPhee waves to the cameras while leaving Fred Segal in a chic outfit on Tuesday (March 15) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 31-year-old actress took to her Instagram account the day before to share a “creeper” photo from the set of her CBS series Scorpion.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Katharine McPhee

“I didn’t take this photo today but oh well. #morning #creepers attempt at #sexyface #setlife #Scorpion,” Katharine captioned the pic, which also features her boyfriend Elyes Gabel.

Catch new episodes of Scorpion on Monday nights at 9/8c.

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Justin Baldoni & Katharine McPhee Join Celebrity Talent Show For Charity

Justin Baldoni and his wife Emily couple up while on the carpet at Travis Van Winkle‘s LoveLife event on Sunday (March 6) at the Microsoft Lounge in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old Jane the Virgin star was also joined at the event by Andy Grammer, Katharine McPhee, Mark Ballas, BC Jean, Max Carver, and Ryan Cabrera.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Justin Baldoni

The attendees all gathered together to help raise money for BuildOn and Big Brothers/Big Sisters by participating in a talent show that featured lip sync battles, poetry and magic!

“Everyone wants to give, they often just need to be given the opportunity. Travis has accumulated an insanely talented diverse group of artists and together we’re giving an opportunity to give. it is literally the best day ever,” Andy said before taking the stage.

10+ pictures inside from the LoveLife event…
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