Latest American Idol winner crowned

The latest winner of American Idol has been crowned overnight.


Caleb Johnson was crowned the winner of season 13 of American Idol overnight. The 23-year-old singer beat Jena Irene in the grand-finale which featured guest performances from Aloe Blacc and John Legend.

Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., all took to the stage during the two-hour finale on Wednesday evening. Ratings for the 13th season have dropped throughout the run. Initially launching with 15 million viewers on FOX, the most recent show was viewed by just 6 million Americans.

Johnson performed his winners single As Long As You Love Me. His debut album will be released in August.

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