Trent Harmon is the crowned winner of American Idol Season 15, La’Porsha Renae runner up.
Trent Harmon is the announced winner of American Idol 2016 on Thursday, April 7, 2016.
The 26-year-old singer from Amory, Mississippi, who brought powerhouse performances to the top-rating singing competition American Idol, beats La’Porsha Renae in the public vote.
On Wednesday, the Top 2 finalists performed three songs each — Simon Fuller’s Choice, Favorite Performance and Winner’s Single.
Harmon brought outstanding performances of ‘If You Don’t Know Me by Now’ and ‘Chandelier.’
He also performed his coronation song called “Falling” as his first single during the finale episode.
The winner was announced at the end of a two-hour finale featuring performances from Idol past contestants, Idol Judges and many more.
Trent Harmon took home the cash prize and earned a recording contract deal with Big Machine.