Who Wins American Idol 2009? American Idol Season 8 Winner – Kris Allen is the winner of`America Idol’ 2009.Adam Lambert was looking like the winner but after 100 million votes were cast Kris Allen is the new Idol king.Allen who is a 23-year-old student from Conway, Ark. has also won a record contract to release his won CD.Here are the highlights of tonight’s show:
— The Top 13 performed “So What.”
— David Cook performed “Permanent.”
— Norman Gentle won the Golden Idol Award for Outstanding Male.
— Lil Rounds and Queen Latifah performed “Cue the Rain.”
— The Top 13 and Jason Mraz performed “I’m Yours.”
— Kris Allen and Keith Urban performed “Kiss a Girl.”
— The female members of the Top 13 performed “Glamorous,” followed by a performance with Fergie of “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” followed by a performance of “Boom Boom Pow” by the Black Eyed Peas.
— Katrina Darrell (“Bikini Girl”) won the Golden Idol Award for Best Attitude. She then performed a duet of “Vision of Love” with Kara DioGuardi.
— Allison Iraheta and Cyndi Lauper performed “Time After Time.”
— Danny Gokey performed “Hello,” followed by duets with Lionel Richie of “Just Go” and “All Night Long.”
— Adam Lambert <3 performed "Beth," followed by performances with Kiss of "Detroit Rock City" and "Rock and Roll All Nite." -- The Top 13, accompanied by Carlos Santana on guitar, performed "Smooth." -- The final Ford music video of the season aired. (Thank God.) -- David Cook presented Adam Lambert and Kris Allen with 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrids. -- Megan Joy, Michael Sarver and Steve Martin performed "Pretty Flowers." So random. -- The male members of the Top 13 performed "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy," followed by a performance with Rod Stewart of "Maggie May." -- Tatiana Del Toro won the Golden Idol Award for Outstanding Female. She then performed an a capella version of "Saving All My Love for You" before being escorted off the stage. -- Adam Lambert and Kris Allen performed a duet of "We Are The Champions" with Queen and a choir.