American Idol 2020 Winner, Finalists of Grand Finale

ABC Network started the 3rd season (aka 18th season) of America’s most favorite singing hunt show American Idol. Here are the top 5 finalists of American Idol 2020.

UPDATE: Some of the contestants of this season got a chance for a comeback in the American Idol 2021. Let’s see who grabs this opportunity.

American Idol 2020 started its journey from 16th February 2020 with Top 40 contestants who were part of the audition round. From them, 21 contestants are selected by our judge’s panel.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the show was suspended after the audition round. But now American Idol will be going on-air remotely from 26 April and for the very first time the selected top 20 contestants will be performing from their home and our judges will also be judging from their home.

The audience and the loyal fans of American Idol will be voting from their home to save their favorite contestant and choose a winner of this season.

So keep watching American Idol on SUNDAY 8|7c on ABC.

American Idol 2020 Winner

Talking about the winner, Just Sam was declared as the winner of American Idol 2020. While Arthur Gunn was announced as the first runner-up of this season.

American Idol 2020 Top 5 Finalist

The top 5 finalists of American Idol 2020 were Arthur Gunn, Just Sam, Francisco Martin, Dillon James, and Jonny West.

American Idol 2020 Contestants List

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Sr No.Contestant NameAgeHometownStatus
1Kimmy Gabriela17Lakeland, FloridaEliminated
2Jovin Webb29Gonzales, LouisianaEliminated
3Franklin Boone27Durham, North CarolinaEliminated
4Olivia Ximines16Menifee, CaliforniaEliminated
5Louis Knight19Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaEliminated
6Makayla Phillips17Temecula, CaliforniaEliminated
7Aliana Jester18Tampa, FloridaEliminated
8Faith Becnel20Destrehan, LouisianaEliminated
9Nick Merico24Woodland Hills, CaliforniaEliminated
10Lauren Spencer-Smith16Vancouver IslandEliminated
11Cyniah Elise17Atlanta, GeorgiaEliminated
12Francisco Martin19San Francisco, CaliforniaFinalist
13Sophia James20Long Beach, CaliforniaEliminated
14Dewayne Crocker Jr.23Pensacola, FloridaEliminated
15Dillon James26Bakersfield, CaliforniaFinalist
16Arthur Gunn21Wichita, Kansas1st Runner-up
17Julia Gargano21Staten Island, New YorkEliminated
18Grace Leer27Nashville, TennesseeEliminated
19Just Sam21Harlem, New YorkWinner
20Jonny West23Murrieta, CaliforniaFinalist

American Idol 2020 Judges

For this 18th season of American Idol, the trio Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie are the judges. This show is hosted by our American radio jockey and TV host Ryan Seacrest.

American Idol 2020 Contestant Numbers

Credits: AmericaIdol Instagram

How to Vote in American Idol 2020

Due to the Corona pandemic, the audience of America will choose their favorite contestant as a winner of this season from there house.

But for this, you will have to vote. You can vote your favorite contestant by using American Idol App, OR by visiting OR you can just send a text message with the contestant number to 21523 (for e.g. To vote for Kimmy Gabriela. send 1 to 21523)

So, vote up to 10 times, per contestant, per method! Voting opens at 10 PM ET and closes at 9 AM ET. That’s 11 hours to save your favorites on American Idol 2020.

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