Photos: Country Music at the American Idol Finale

Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and More Shine

It was an emotional night during the American Idol finale as past winners and finalists came together to celebrate the long run of the singing competition show. Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler and Lauren Alaina were among the country music artists attending or performing during the show. Check out photos from the night.

  1. Judges Harry Connick Jr, Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban make an entrance.

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  2. Lauren Alaina looks gorgeous on the red carpet prior to the show.

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  3. Ryan Seacrest talks to Carrie Underwood after her performance of “Something in the Water”.

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  4. Kellie Pickler takes a selfie with Chris Daughtry.

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  5. Bucky Covington, Ace Young, Constantine Maroulis and Scotty McCreery sing their hearts out during the show.

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  6. Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood bring the house down during their performance of “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around”.

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  7. Kree Harrison, Ace Young and Kellie Pickler bid a proper farewell.

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  8. Scotty McCreery joins other past winners and finalists onstage for the final performance.

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