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Darius Rucker Joins American Idol Finale Lineup

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What does Darius Rucker have in common with Kermit the Frog? 

Both icons will appear on the star-studded season finale of American Idol, it was announced on social media Tuesday (May 16).  

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Darius and Kermit join fellow finale performers Gary Clark Jr., Nick Jonas and Mustard, Bebe Rexha, Patti LaBelle and Yolanda Adams as well as judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. Katy Perry also tweeted another “familiar voice” will perform, hinting she may, too, take the stage. 

Finalists Maddie Poppe, Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby Barrett, the latter two of whom are country artists, will go head to head on Sunday in part one of the two-part finale. 

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See who takes the Idol crown one night later on Monday. 

American Idol broadcasts live from Hollywood on ABC.

The #AmericanIdol finale lineup got us like 🤩 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Be there Sunday AND Monday to see what other surprises unfold... 😉

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