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Top 5 'American Idol' Finale Performances

By JACKIE WILLIS

May 22, 2014

American Idol viewers crowned a season 13 winner (spoilers HERE), but it was the stand-out performances from Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato and, surprisingly, Ryan Seacrest that kept audiences watching until the end.

Here are the top 5 performances from Idol's big night!

1. Demi Lovato and the Idol girls! Demi should bring these ladies on the road with her! The pop star, and former X Factor judge, performed Neon Lights and I Don't Really Care with the top 13 Idol female finalists.


2. Judges Perform!
With Harry Connick, Jr. behind the piano, and Keith Urban and Randy Jackson on guitars, Jennifer Lopez sang True Colors and Go On Your Way. This is the first time in Idol history that all the judges have performed together.


RELATED: Recap! What Went Down on the American Idol Finale

3. KISS' New Band Member? Idol winner Caleb Johnson shared a mic with Gene Simmons, performing KISS' hits Love Gun and Shout It Out Loud.


4. Next American Idol?
Ryan Seacrest may want to keep his day job. The Idol host performed alongside Richard Marx the song Right Here Waiting.


RELATED PICS: Complete List of American Idol Winners!

5. Haley and Jena Paramore fulfilled contestant Jena Irene Asciutto's dream when they performed with her songs Decode and Ain't It Fun.


What was your favorite performance of the evening?

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