Candice Glover won "American Idol" Season 12 over Kree Harrison as Psy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Adam Lambert and Aretha Franklin performed.
Aretha Franklin, Angie Miller, Adam Lambert, half-naked Jessie J rock 'American Idol'
Angie Miller returns to "American Idol" with a sweet version of "Titanium," joined by Adam Lambert. It's simply fantastic -- in my mind, two finalists who should have won. Their voices blend well, both are theatrical but sincere; great duet.
And then Jessie J, whose blouse exposes quite a bit of her anatomy, shows up to perform "Domino" with Miller. They're lots of fun to watch, both are vamping it up as Miller seems to be having the time of her life, singing with her idol.
The three of them should go on tour together; they wouldn't even really have to sing, they could just jump around on stage. Funny, Lambert's the quiet one in this group.
Kree Harrison gets Keith Urban and Randy Jackson up with her to do "Where the Blacktop Ends." She's in fine form -- relaxed, happy and all country.
After that they do a brief tribute to Jackson, since this is his last season on the show after 12 years -- although none of this season's judges are coming back, if you believe the rumors. He's a good guy, even if sometimes he lived in his own world. He needs to write a book about everything he's seen.
Aretha Franklin comes in via satellite; the top five women then sing "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and a medley of other hits with her. Her distinctive voice is still in pretty good shape; there's no real chemistry since she's in New York, but it's not bad.