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How to Watch ‘American Idol’ Season 20 Finale Live For Free Without Cable

Aubrey Chorpenning

The “American Idol” Season 20 contestants have been widdled down to just three finalists. During a three-hour special episode, on Sunday, May 22 beginning at 8 p.m. ET, the iconic singing competition’s latest champion will be crowned. You can watch the season finale live with a 5-Day Free Trial of DIRECTV STREAM.

How to Watch ‘American Idol’ Season 20 Finale

After the live finale, you can watch it on-demand the next day with a 30-day free trial of Hulu.

About ‘American Idol’

Noah Thompson, HunterGirl (Hunter Wolkonowski), and Leah Marlene are the three finalists who have one last chance to gain America’s votes to win the competition. They will compete in multiple rounds in the finale, including one that is Bruce Springsteen-themed.

During the finale, judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie are all set to perform and the following artists will also take the stage:

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Michael Bublé
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Sara Bareilles
  • Ben Platt
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Deana Carter
  • Flo Rida
  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Tai Verdes
  • Gabby Barrett
  • James Arthur

American Idol

June 11, 2002

Each year, hopeful singers from all over the country audition to be part of one of the biggest shows in American television history. Who will become the new American Idol?

How to Stream ‘American Idol’ Season 20 Finale for Free on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, and Android

There are six major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. Five of these providers allow you to watch “American Idol” season 20 finale live on ABC using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web. They are DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, and YouTube TV.

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Price: $69.99
Includes: ABC + 27 Top Cable Channels

Price: $69.99
Includes: ABC + 33 Top Cable Channels

Price: $64.99
Includes: ABC + 32 Top Cable Channels

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