Did you see this one coming or what? Jordin Sparks was crowned the American Idol today. The 17 year old also broke a record as the youngest Idol as she prevailed over beatboxer Blake Lewis.
Jordin’s Tuesday night performance wowed the show’s judges and viewers who gave her majority of the record 74 million votes cast. The finale pulled out the stops and the stars such as Gwen Stefani, Smokey Robinson, Tony Bennett, Bette Midler and Green Day.
Other show highlights included seeing past "American Idol" winners perform such as Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. There were some wacky momments as well, from Sanjaya trying to sing to Ryan Seacrest making out with “Big Bird”.