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More Fun From the AI Finale

May 21 2009 - 4:01pm

There was so much goodness packed into last night's awesome American Idol Finale [1] that we wanted to bring you even more highlights from the show. There are backstage shots, heartwarming hugs for the winner, and lots of fun from the afterparty, so check it out.

Tender Moment

Kris and his wife shared a sweet embrace after he was crowned.

Blue Crush

Fergie stood out on the carpet before heading inside to perform.

Consolation Prizes

Adam Lambert didn't have a problem finding a few ladies to chat with at the finale afterparty.

Man of the Hour

Kris Allen received many congratulations at the finale afterparty.

Both Are Champions

Adam and Kris got to fulfill a dream by performing together with Queen.

Night Cap

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden grabbed a bite at Cecconi's in LA after the show.

Ghost of Idol Past

Carrie Underwood headed to the finale afterparty looking pretty in pink.

A Classic Never Dies

Rod Stewart made us nostalgic with his performance of "Maggie May."

Rocker Chick

Alison joined her fellow former contestants at the finale afterparty.

Mad Hatter

Matt Giraud hasn't lost his signature style since he was voted off.

Sweet Revenge

We couldn't help but cheer when Kara DioGuardi showed up bikini girl on stage.

Something to Smile About

Kris Allen looked relieved after a long way to the top.

Boys Will Be Boys

Keith Urban kept it country with Kris and posed with Ryan.

Bronze Medal

Danny Gokey was ready to party after the show.

Lucky Lady

Kris's wife kept a close eye on her American Idol.

Ladies' Night

The girls reunited for a performance with Fergie.

Just One of the Peas

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas stopped for a photo op with Adam.

A Man and His Banjo

We loved Steve's quirky country song last night.

Sexy Studs

The guys got together to open up for Rod Stewart.

Making the Rounds

Adam Lambert headed into a studio for interviews this morning.

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