American Idol Finale

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    May 21: Renaldo Lapuz, right, is seen on stage with judge Simon Cowell during the season finale of 'American Idol' on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: Donna Summer performs during the season finale of 'American Idol' in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Cook, left, and David Archuleta meet on stage during the opening of the season finale of 'American Idol' in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: Jordin Sparks performs during the season finale of 'American Idol'

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    May 21: George Michael iperforms at the season finale of 'American Idol'

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    May 21: David Cook performs after being named the new 'American Idol' during the season finale of 'American Idol' in Los Angeles. Looking on from left in background are David Archuleta and Paula Abdul.

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    May 21: David Cook is surrounded by fellow contestants as he performs after being named the new 'American Idol' during the season finale of 'American Idol'.

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    May 21: David Cook performs the song "Sharp Dressed Man" with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons during the season finale of 'American Idol'.

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    May 21: e White,left, and Kristy Lee Cook perform during the season finale of 'American Idol'.

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    May 21: Brooke White, right, performs with Graham Nash from Crosby Stills Nash & Young during the finale of "'American Idol'" at the Nokia Theatre.

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    May 21: Kevin Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers, performs during the season finale of 'American Idol'.

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    May 21: Renaldo Lapuz performs during the season finale of 'American Idol'.

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    May 21: Ryan Seacrest hosts the season finale of 'American Idol'

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    May 21: The Love Guru is seen during the season finale of 'American Idol'

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    May 21: Paula Abdul waves to the audience at the end of the season finale of 'American Idol'

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    May 21: David Cook reacts as Ryan Seacrest announces he is the winner of 'American Idol' during the season finale

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    May 21: vid Archuleta reacts as Ryan Seacrest announces he is the winner of 'American Idol' during the season finale

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    May 21: David Cook reacts as Ryan Seacrest announces he is the winner of 'American Idol' during the season finale

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    May 21: David Archuleta, left, and David Cook, look at each other as they wait to hear Ryan Seacrest announce the winner of 'American Idol' during the season finale.

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    May 21: David Cook, right, gets a hug from his mother Beth Foraker as his brother Adam looks on after being announced the winner of "'American Idol'" during the finale at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: George Michael is seen during the season finale of 'American Idol'.

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    May 21: Joe Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers, performs during the season finale of 'American Idol'

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    May 21: Finalists David Cook and David Archuleta pose with judge Paula Abdul before the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Archuleta and David Cook perform the song "Hero" during the finale of American Idol at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Archuleta and David Cook smile after they performed the song "Hero" during the finale of American Idol at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Archuleta performs the song "Hero" during a duet with David Cook during the finale of "American Idol" at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: The top female finalists perform with Donna Summer, center, during the finale of American Idol at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: Simon Cowell is seen with fans during the season finale of American Idol in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Cook and David Archuleta meet on stage during the opening of the season finale of American Idol in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: Ryan Seacrest slides on a pillow during the finale of "American Idol" at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Cook and David Archuleta perform during the opening act of the season finale of American Idol in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Cook performs during the opening act of the season finale of American Idol in Los Angeles.

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    May 21: David Cook performs during the opening act of the season finale of American Idol in Los Angeles.

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