American Idol 2020 has come to a close, and we have a winner! Sunday night marked the Season 18 finale, featuring performances from the Top 5 and live voting by viewers.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the show has had to film its live shows remotely, with artists and judges appearing from their own homes. The finale may not have been as glamorous as seasons past, but it’s still an exciting moment.
Who Is The ‘American Idol’ 2020 Winner?
After all the votes were tallied during the finale, the winner was announced to be …
So what does Just Sam get for winning the show? According to The Blast, last season’s winner was signed to Hollywood Records, with $125,000 to start and another $125,000 once the album is complete.
She also had the chance to perform “We Are the World” with judge Lionel Richie and several past American Idol contestants at the close of the show.
Who Won The Talent Recap Poll?
Earlier in the season, Talent Recap shared a poll asking readers who they believed should be crowned the winner of American Idol this season. The winner of the poll, by a huge margin, was Arthur Gunn.
He was a frontrunner ever since his first audition, and his story of moving to the United States from Nepal and pursuing music was an inspiring one. However, Just Sam proved herself and was named the winner of this season’s competition. Congrats, Sam!