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Candice Glover won "American Idol" Season 12 over Kree Harrison as Psy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Adam Lambert and Aretha Franklin performed.

Jessica Sanchez and Jennifer Holliday duet brings down the house on 'American Idol'

Jessica Sanchez and Jennifer Holliday are teaming up on the "American Idol" finale on "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going."

Oh man, it's pure divahood, power and emotion; this is going to be one of the most-viewed clips on YouTube on Thursday as they go back and forth, huge voices in full display.

Nobody's holding back; at the end the judges are jumping up and down like crazy, and the audience is on its feet. Sanchez needed someone to push her to these heights -- they should really have these duets with superstars during the voting part of the finale.


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After the commercial break, Steven Tyler and Aerosmith take the stage; they're loud and shouty, but not much beyond that -- and they're out of breath after doing "Walk This Way."

Before Sanchez and Holliday performed, the finalists did a Bee Gees medley in tribute to Robin Gibb, who died over the weekend and who had performed on the show a couple of years ago.

Mostly mushy and forgettable, except Joshua Ledet's tender and then searing solo on "To Love Somebody."

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Tags: American Idol , Finals , Jessica Sanchez , Jennifer Holliday , Steven Tyler , Aerosmith

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