Maddie Poppe was topped the winner of American Idol on Monday. Whereas the 19-year-old singer is the present’s first champion since its revival on ABC, there have been quite a lot of contestants who got here earlier than her over its 15 seasons at Fox.
Jimmy Kimmel reunited a number of memorable alumni on Monday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Dwell! and had the previous contestants sing about their lives for the reason that present in a track known as “The place Are They Now?”
The late-night host introduced again William Hung, who turned well-known for singing Ricky Martin‘s “She Bangs” throughout his season three audition. He additionally introduced again season six’s Sanjaya Malakar, who’s remembered for his hair in addition to his voice, and Antonella Barba. He even invited Trista Giese, often known as “Chewbacca Lady,” from season six and Kevin Covais from season 5 to affix in on the enjoyable.
Season 10’s Haley Reinhart, season eight’s Scott MacIntyre and season seven’s Reynaldo Lapuz had been there, too. Kimmel even invited “Normal” Larry Platt, who’s most remembered for his season 9 efficiency of “Pants on the Floor.”
The alumni gathered in a recording studio and sang about what they’re as much as lately.
“I sing to firms inspirationally ,” Hung belted. “And women, now I am single. So, Snapchat me.”
“I work at a bar mixing signature cocktails,” Malakar added. “I additionally do development on the aspect.”
Kimmel introduced again a number of previous winners, too—together with season two winner Ruben Studdard and season 5 winner Taylor Hicks.
“We bought thousands and thousands of albums. What are we doing right here?” they crooned.
Even former choose Randy Jackson and Crying Lady made cameos.
Watch the video to see the reunion.
Final evening’s finale was definitely eventful. Along with being topped the winner, Poppe shocked viewers when it was revealed she’s courting runner-up Caleb Lee.
Congratulations to American Idol‘s latest champion!