May 27, 2011 12:00 PM by Veronica Dudo
FOX dominated national ratings during the American Idol finale drawing over 20 million viewers to watch the extravaganza! Keep reading to find out the scoop on what the celebrities really thought via Twitter!
It was a star-studded two-hour finale that brought together music legends and some of the most provocative musicians of toady and crowned a new American Idol, Scotty McCreery. The awards-type-show welcomed to the stage Tony Bennett, Beyonce, Tom Jones, Lady Gaga, Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood just to name a few!
Some fan favorites were in the crowd and many others watched from home, but several American Idol alums took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
Kris Allen said: “Great time at the finale tonight. Congrats Scotty and the rest of the idols on starting their career tomorrow.”
David Archuleta wrote: “What an awesome night it was!! Congrats to Scotty, and to Lauren as well for their amazing run and cntinued success.”
Host Ryan Seacrest wrote: “After the #IdolFinale with the man of the hour, @SMcCreeryAI10. Congrats champ.”
David Cook said: “Congrats to @AmericanIdol on another year in the books and congrats to Scotty and the rest of the TOP 13 on an amazing season!”
Chris Daughtry said: “Watching the idolfinale…”
Adam Lambert tweeted: “Excited to go to idol finale tonight!!” then shortly after said: “Some amaaaazing performances at Idol tonight!!” And then wrote: “Beyonce and Gaga’s performances were awesome!! Oh and Steven Tyler!!! Hot!”
Pia Toscano wrote: “Highlight of my life..Performing with Beyonce!! Congrats @SMcCreeryAI10 and @LAlainaAI10!! You are both stars and I couldn’t be more proud”
Seems like Idol winners and runners up are just one big happy American Idol family!
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