Story of the Season - American Idol 2019 on ABC

  • Published: 23 May 2019
  • The laughs, the tears, the dreams... A look back at the amazing journey you took with us this year. This one's for you, America!

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    AMERICAN IDOL, the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns on ABC.

    American Idol 2019

    Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest returns as host of the beloved series.
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Comments • 198

  • Yuri Lozano
    Yuri Lozano  3 weeks back

    These are the best Judges of all times! (They should be at AGT as well lol)

    • Music in LA
      Music in LA  4 weeks back

      Laine Hardy is the one in 2019!
      Laine and Jeremiah. Alejandro's voice is boring. Never liked his voice. I've never finished watching his performance on stage.

      • John Doran
        John Doran  4 weeks back

        Kane Brown is a rapper.
        Even Laine sings better than him. Kane Brown is not a country singer.

        • Annisa Hasan
          Annisa Hasan  1 months back

          In 0:09 mark, someone said nobody without a broken heart can write a song. I've had my heart broken twice and still can't write a song. People are just not meant to be writers.

          • SBR Make Money Online
            SBR Make Money Online  1 months back

            Story of the season

            • Kris Ed
              Kris Ed  1 months back

              Alejandro is an inspiration not just to his country but all over the world.. The next generation of music has been discovered!!...

              Shout out from the Philippines!!
              Im a Big fan!!!!!!!! LITERALLY.. 😆🤩🤩🤭

              • caluchis
                caluchis  1 months back

                Alejandro Aranda ! THE BEST SINGER EVER ❤️

                • derron234
                  derron234  1 months back

                  They’re just jealous cause Alejandro is better than Laine

                  • Piece0fShit
                    Piece0fShit  1 months back

                    this years group has some of the most interesting and beautifully diverse musicians in a looooooooong time. Another staple in music history Irreplaceable.

                    • Daryl Dixon
                      Daryl Dixon  1 months back

                      Alejandro carried this season and I'm only spending money on him. Who was the winner again?

                      • Lovely
                        Lovely  1 months back

                        lol, idk anyones name but his either.

                    • MISSY VII
                      MISSY VII  2 months back

                      Alejandro idol

                      • Mary Kennedy
                        Mary Kennedy  2 months back

                        Lauren Alaina a low life troll! She can't sing!

                        • Dville Soccer
                          Dville Soccer  2 months back

                          Alejandro wasn't my favorite this season, but between him and Laine, he was most talented and I am here to give him the proper respect. It's a shame he lost because we all know that since Laine has limited vocal range and isn't an entertainer, that he will not be a pop sensation that AI is hoping for. Best of luck Alejandro, I have no doubt you will be successful.

                          • Nilar Khin
                            Nilar Khin  2 months back

                            This is the best group ever ...

                            • Sanggar Lukis Pelangi/easy drawing

                              It is so entertain..

                              • David Hill
                                David Hill  2 months back

                                Laine Hardy is NOT the real winner of this season of American Idol. He’s more of the same as least two of the previous winners. The real winner is either Alejandro Aranda or Uché Ndubizu.

                                • Orion Aurora
                                  Orion Aurora  2 months back

                                  Lauren Alaina can't sing. Even Laine and Alejandro sound better than her!
                                  She's a karaoke singer. Haley should've won!

                                  • khai trieu
                                    khai trieu  2 months back

                                    american idol is freaking old. i don't listen any song.

                                    • Melissa Church
                                      Melissa Church  2 months back

                                      Lauren Alaina cant' sing! that's why her karaoke tours are being cancelled. She can't sell herself, she has a lousy voice!
                                      Haley Reinhart should have won!

                                      • Louis Porcarelli
                                        Louis Porcarelli  2 months back

                                        Congrats Laine Hardy...u did this👍👍👍👏👏👏👏👏

                                        • Brian Kent
                                          Brian Kent  2 months back

                                          AI viewers have embarrassed themselves for choosing a winner as they did. This was no contest and AI will lose many viewers, some they just regained. Alejandro will do just fine, but AI will suffer immensely. just saying.

                                          • william dixon
                                            william dixon  2 months back

                                            I think this was the Best American Idol ever! The talent was absolutely incredible. The judges are the best ever!

                                            • jayla brown
                                              jayla brown  2 months back

                                              so proud of laine😢❤️

                                            • Martin Espinoza
                                              Martin Espinoza  2 months back

                                              Another season where they steal the first price from a real winner this time for being a latino over a white boy that all he did was sing covers over a song writer and artist that on one of his own songs he wrote performed it with a full orquesta, and on season 9 they did the same thing to Adam Lambert for been gay and they gave it to a country boy also its hard to ignore all the racismum that still exist in this country, the so call land of the free so mother f........ Er sad to see this

                                              • Dita Dayos
                                                Dita Dayos  2 months back

                                                Congrats laine hardy for winning amirican idol 2019...just keep going be humble pray God ask his guidance always so ur dream come true.i enjoy listening all ur songs...original and cover....

                                                • Chad Goliath
                                                  Chad Goliath  2 months back

                                                  Alejandro was the best no doubt

                                                  • Juveriya Rockzz
                                                    Juveriya Rockzz  2 months back

                                                    Alejandro was my favourite

                                                    • Jamie Wormsley
                                                      Jamie Wormsley  2 months back

                                                      Laine is good but not even close to being in the league of Wade Cota even,the finals was a vote scam,just like the Presidents of the U.S.,,your votes really doesn't matter..

                                                      • Tammy King
                                                        Tammy King  2 months back

                                                        Love Laine Hardy!

                                                        • Carolyn Jordan
                                                          Carolyn Jordan  2 months back

                                                          No, not adding any more comments, ppls are so, rude on here.

                                                          • Jose Alvarez
                                                            Jose Alvarez  2 months back

                                                            Alejandro made me watch American idol and I will never watch it again people that vote on idol don’t know music (voters )

                                                            • Piece0fShit
                                                              Piece0fShit  1 months back

                                                              it's america. Look who they voted in as potus. What else did u expect lol

                                                          • EP240240
                                                            EP240240  2 months back

                                                            Final: Lane Won!

                                                            • Daryl Dixon
                                                              Daryl Dixon  1 months back

                                                              Which irrelevant person is that?

                                                          • XenosbioZ
                                                            XenosbioZ  2 months back

                                                            Great season of Alejandro’s Journey Final Chapter Prologue

                                                            • Cassandra Powell
                                                              Cassandra Powell  2 months back

                                                              I just love that Laine was not going to even audition and he won the whole damn thing the world is crazy. Is voice is so nice to listen to. Such good talent this year. I hope they all have a big career.

                                                              • Zenn Labs
                                                                Zenn Labs  2 months back

                                                                This year felt like an NFL combine/draft for talent. What a great season, keep it up ABC! (I haven't watched American idol since 2008 and watched every episode this year)

                                                                • Anaí
                                                                  Anaí  2 months back

                                                                  Best season ever: the season Alejandro Aranda was discovered;
                                                                  Best audition in the history of American Idol: Alejandro Aranda;
                                                                  Most talented artist, singer, composer contestant in the history of American Idol: Alejandro Aranda;
                                                                  Contestant with more views in the history of American Idol Youtube Channel (during this season): Alejandro Aranda;
                                                                  Contestants with more social media followers: Alejandro Aranda..

                                                                  I am sure American Idol has a lot more statistics around this amazing artist... Alejandro Aranda, the best. Thank you AI. =)

                                                                  • Paul Newchurch
                                                                    Paul Newchurch  2 months back

                                                                    How about showing the phone votes live and lets see who really wins!

                                                                    • GremGel Montada
                                                                      GremGel Montada  2 months back

                                                                      the season where katy served katycats lewks

                                                                      • Riadh Smida
                                                                        Riadh Smida  2 months back

                                                                        It was one hell of a season 💜

                                                                        • Hey it's Charlie
                                                                          Hey it's Charlie  2 months back

                                                                          Alejandro gives the vibes!!!

                                                                          • Lovely
                                                                            Lovely  1 months back

                                                                            only one worth watching imo

                                                                        • Proud Ilonggo
                                                                          Proud Ilonggo  2 months back

                                                                          Laine Hardy is now an instant celebrity here in the Phil. and topped Asia's Itune's chart for his single Flame! Must be his looks and charisma or likeness to kpop stars? But have no question about his talent as well as uniqueness of his easily recognizable voice. Any plan for an Asia tour?

                                                                          • MelThaibLee
                                                                            MelThaibLee  2 months back

                                                                            so glad to have watched Laine Hardy perform ! the ultimate American Idol . love from the Philippines

                                                                            • mohd badri
                                                                              mohd badri  2 months back

                                                                              Next season will be dead if no alejandro 2.0.. Im pretty sure.. Gdluck AI

                                                                              • Daryl Dixon
                                                                                Daryl Dixon  1 months back

                                                                                There can never be another Alejandro.

                                                                            • Kaycie Jackson
                                                                              Kaycie Jackson  2 months back

                                                                              It was a good season til the last 10 seconds, so I've rewritten the ending of this season in my mind. 🙌Congrats Alejandro for being the real winner for years and years to come!

                                                                              • Kaycie Jackson
                                                                                Kaycie Jackson  2 weeks back

                                                                                Drake Dunn No one said rigged, smart ass.

                                                                              • Drake Dunn
                                                                                Drake Dunn  2 weeks back

                                                                                Man season is so rigged, can’t believe Laine Hardy won by having majority of the people vote for him, so rigged.

                                                                              • Lovely
                                                                                Lovely  1 months back

                                                                                they never get it right,.. and i agree he is the true winner. No one even came close.

                                                                            • Randy Nishimoto
                                                                              Randy Nishimoto  2 months back

                                                                              Congratulations to Laine and all the finalists! Thank you AI for inviting and convincing Alejandro to stick it out through the competition. Most of all, thank you for allowing him to develop and map out his own journey. The world is forever grateful!

                                                                              • Captain Scott
                                                                                Captain Scott  2 months back

                                                                                I can't believe it's over😭😭😭😭💔💔💔

                                                                                • Sabrina A
                                                                                  Sabrina A  2 months back

                                                                                  I love you homie💖💕💓❤

                                                                                  • WingStorm2.0
                                                                                    WingStorm2.0  2 months back

                                                                                    I felt so sad seeing this 😅😭