American Idol 2022 Contestants List (Season 20), Judges, Schedule, Episodes, Winner


“American Idol 2022” will have new judges in its fifth season and the return of some of the old favorites. The showrunner, Megan Wolflick, has confirmed that she will bring back Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan to the show. The show will also bring back contestants from past seasons.

Cole, who went viral for his singing videos with his sister Katie, is a favorite among fans. Hunter Wolkonowski, 23, from Tennessee, has received a platinum ticket. She is the youngest contestant to win the competition and was deemed “the best female country voice in five years.” The judges were surprised by her performance, but she will have another chance to win the show.

Noah Dawson proved to be a worthy adversary during the show’s competition. His rendition of Kamerlowe’s “Giving You Up” left the judges breathless. He stepped up his game in each round and wowed the judges with his performance. The judges also admired his unique take on Rihanna’s “Stay,” which surprised the judges.

The new season of American Idol premiered on Sunday, February 27, at 8pm ET/5pm PT. The show continues to air on ABC and can be streamed on the ABC app. Contestants who made it through the audition round will compete for America’s votes.

American Idol 2022

American Idol 2022 Contestants list (Season 20)

  1. Mike Parker
  2. Kaylin Roberson
  3. Olivia Faye
  4. Sarahbeth Taite
  5. Kelsie Dolin
  6. Ryleigh Madison
  7. Tobias
  8. Katyrah Love
  9. Leah Merlene
  10. Fritz Hager
  11. Danielle Finn
  12. Christian Guardino
  13. Kevin Gullage
  14. Cadence Baker
  15. Tristen Gressett
  16. Cole Hallman
  17. Morgan Gruber
  18. Emyrson Flora
  19. Sir Blake
  20. Ava Maybe
  21. Jacob Moran
  22. Danielle Clavelle
  23. Douglas Mills Jr.,
  24. Nicolina
  25. Taylor Fagins
  26. Lady K
  27. Betty Maxwell
  28. Elli Rowe
  29. Sam Moss
  30. Haley Slaton
  31. Allegra Miles
  32. Dakota Hayden

American Idol 2022 Judges

  • Katy Perry – Katy Perry is one of the most successful music artists of all time. She has sold over 143 million records worldwide. Her albums have been streamed more than one billion times on Spotify. She has had nine U.S. number-one singles and three number-one albums. She has also won numerous awards and accolades. In 2015, Forbes named her the highest-paid female musician in the world.
  • Luke Bryan – Thomas Luther “Luke” Bryan is an American country singer, songwriter, and television personality. Bryan began his career as a writer for Travis Tritt before signing with Capitol Nashville in 2007. Today, Luke Bryan is one of the most successful country artists of the decade. He has won numerous awards for his work.
  • Lionel Richie – Lionel Richie is an American singer, record producer, and television personality. Born in Jamaica in 1964, he is widely known for his catchy tunes and his witty humor. He has released more than thirty albums and is considered one of the world’s top songwriters.

American Idol 2022 Schedule and Episodes

Check out the details of the 13 episodes below for more information;

127 February 20228|7c
206 March 20228|7c
313 March 20228|7c
420 & 21 March 20228|7c
527 & 28 March 20228|7c
63 & 4 April 20228|7c
710 & 11 October 20228|7c
817 & 18 April 20228|7c
924 & 25 April 20228|7c
1001 & 02 May 20228|7c
1108 & 09 May 20228|7c
1215 & 16 May 20228|7c
1322 May 20228|7c

Trailer of American Idol 2022

American Idol 2022 Finalists

Winner Name: Noah Thompson ?

Runner-up Name: HunterGirl

3rd Place: Leah Marlene

Who Won American Idol 2022?

The winner of American Idol 2022 is Noah Thompson. While HunterGirl was the runner-up.

How can I take part in the American Idol 2022 Auditions?