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'American Idol' recap: Caleb Johnson wins and other highlights
'American Idol' recap: Caleb Johnson wins and other highlights

In addition to crowning a winner, Caleb Johnson, in the last three minutes of its two-hour time slot, the Season 13 finale of "American Idol" had a lot of other business to attend to, namely, welcoming a host of performers onto its stage, in many cases for both solo performances and to duet with this season's returning Top 13 singers. "So many epic surprises," Ryan Seacrest, wearing a black tuxedo this time around, promised at the show's outset. Seacrest probably wasn't talking about the fact that Harry Connick Jr. (also in a tux that was black, but velvety), who had remained glued to his seat all season, finally felt it was fitting to rise to his feet when the mood struck him. "The...

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