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Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol'! Check Out the Best Moments From the Finale!

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 2:17 p.m. ET

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The incredible finale of American Idol aired last night and Phillip Phillips, the 21-year-old crooner for Leesburg, Georgia, beat out 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez and walked away the winner! 

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And although Phillip was crowned America's new idol, there were tons of former Idol contestants and stars on hand to steal the spotlight with some incredible performances... and proposals!

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Ace Young proposed to Diana DeGarmo (she said yes!), Fantasia Barrino performed with Joshua Ledet and Jordin Sparks sang a duet with Hollie Cavanaugh. Plus Reba McIntire performed with Skylar Laine, John Fogerty crooned with Phillip and Jennifer Holliday sang an amazing duet with Jessica! Other A-list perfomers included Neil Diamond, Chaka Chan, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith! 

1. Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez May 24

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Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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2. Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez May 24

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Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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3. Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler May 24

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Judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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4. Skylar Laine, Elise Testone, Hollie Cavanaugh, Chaka Khan, Erica Van Pelt, Jessica Sanchez and Shannon Magrane May 24

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Chaka Khan and the ladies of the Top 12 perform together at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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5. Reba McIntire and Skylar Laine May 24

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Reba McIntire and Skylar Laine perform at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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6. Jennifer Lopez and Wisin of Wisin & Yandel May 24

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Jennifer Lopez and Wisin of Wisin & Yandel perform at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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7. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry May 24

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Aerosmith performs at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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8. Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young May 24

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Ace Young proposes to Diana DeGarmo at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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9. Rihanna May 24

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Rihanna performs at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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10. Jennifer Holliday and Jessica Sanchez May 24

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Jessica Sanchez performs with Jennifer Holliday at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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11. Phillip Phillips May 24

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Phillip Phillips breaks down in tears after he's announced the winner at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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12. Jessica Sanchez May 24

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Runner-up Jessica Sanchez at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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13. Phillip Phillips May 24

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Winner Phillip Phillips at the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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14. Carrie Undewood and Mike Fisher May 24

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Carrie Undewood and her husband Mike Fisher attend the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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15. Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks May 24

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Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks attend the live finale of 'American Idol' held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif., on May 23.

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