What time is ‘American Idol’ finale tonight? Top 3 contestants, guests, where to watch

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Five contestants remain but only one will be named the “American Idol.”

The Season 22 of the reality singing competition will air Sunday and crown a winner after months of hefty talent vying for the $250,000 cash prize and recording contract.

In the penultimate episode, Triston Harper and Emmy Russell, were eliminated from the competition after making the top five. The two joined Abi Carter, Jack Blocker, and Will Moseley to Walt Disney World and delivered their takes on popular Disney songs.

Jon Bon Jovi will serve as the episode’s guest mentor and be among the special performances from music legends and top stars in Sunday’s episode, according to ABC.

Since it premiered in 2002, “American Idol” has launched the career of the world’s most iconic singers from Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Adam Lambert to its first winner Kelly Clarkson.

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The season finale of “American Idol” Season 22 is scheduled to air on Sunday, May 19 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

It will be available to stream on Hulu the next day.

You can watch new episodes of “American Idol” live on ABC.

If you missed watching it live or don’t have cable, you can watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the next day.

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• Abi Carter (songs: “Part of Your World” from “The Little Mermaid” and “The Chain” from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”)
• Jack Blocker (songs: “Nobody’s Fool” from “Cars 2” and “Space Oddity” from “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”)
• Will Moseley (songs: “Ballad of a Lonesome Cowboy” from “Toy Story 4” and “Born to Be Wild” “D3: The Mighty Ducks”)

Who are the judges on ‘American Idol’ Season 22?

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Ritchie are the judges for Season 22.

Ryan Seacrest also returns as host, and has been with “American Idol” for nearly every season.

Perry announced on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that Season 22 will be her last as a judge on “American Idol.” She told Kimmel that the other judges were aware she has “some things planned for this year,” including performing at the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil.

Iam Tongi was the Season 21 winner, with Megan Danielle finishing as the runner-up. Colin Stough finished in third place.

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