"American Idol" Crowns Winner During At-Home Finale

ABC Hosts Premiere Event For "American Idol"

ABC Hosts Premiere Event For "American Idol"

Just Sam was crowned the season 3 winner of "American Idol" during a live virtual episode.

Just Sam, also known as Samantha Diaz is from Harlem, New York.

Sunday's season 3 virtual finale featured performances by Academy Award nominee Cynthia Erivo, Grammy winner Lauren Daigle, Rascal Flatts and Doug Kiker.

The finale ended with Lionel Richie's first TV performance in 35 years of the 1985 charity anthem he co-wrote with Michael Jackson, "We Are The World." He was joined by his fellow judges, winner Just Sam and all-star group of "Idol" alumi --Alejandro Aranda aka Scarypoolparty, Fantasia, Gabby Barrett, Jordin Sparks, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Laine Hardy, Lauren Alaina, Phillip Phillips, Ruben Studdard and Scotty McCreery.

Source: Billboard.

Photo Credit: Getty Images.

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