“I can inform you, it is very shut for the time being. You possibly can’t assume your favourite is secure,” host Ryan Seacrest introduced throughout the first hour of the Season 19 finale.
In the end, Beckham gained; he had topped Apple Music’s nation chart final week together with his single “23,” an autobiographical music about his battle with alcoholism. On Sunday, Beckham stated of the music, “Whenever you’re sober for the primary time, performing for a very long time, moving into, I used to be a damaged particular person. I got here out the opposite aspect just a bit bit extra healed.”
Earlier than Seacrest revealed Beckham had gained, previous contestants took the stage with Fallout Boy and Chaka Khan.
Amongst judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, Perry was overtly pulling for Kintsler, who recieved a standing ovation when she coated Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing.” Byran stated of the efficiency, “I needed to face on the desk, as a result of only a regular standing ovation was not correct. I needed extra!”
Richie stated, “I am simply sitting right here attempting to determine the way you simply took a Whitney Houston sing and took it up two, three extra octaves? Younger woman, you’ve got outdone your self.”
However it was left to voters, who topped Beckham the winner.