Iam Tongi emerges victorious in the thrilling American Idol 2023 finale, with a standout performance

American Idol concluded with the announcement of its latest winner, following a fierce competition between Iam Tongi, Megan Danielle, and Colin Stough.

Megan Danielle was the runner-up, and Colin Stough finished in third place of this season

Iam Tongi the winner of this season will take home a recording contract and a cash prize of $250,000.

Winner is selected by fans who will be able to choose their American Idol by voting for their favourite contestant in the Season Finale.

Season 21 of American Idol aired its finale on Sunday, May 21, 2023, and the long-running reality TV singing competition crowned another winner

Keith Urban, who served as a judge from Season 12 to Season 15, served as the mentor for the Top 3 artists.

Current season began with auditions in February 2023. So Season 22 of American Idol is likely to start in February 2024