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Video: Harry Connick Jr talks 'American Idol' finale performances

The Top 2 finalists for Season 13 of American Idol were Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene. They continued to compete in hopes of becoming the next "American Idol" winner.

Harry Connick Jr at the American Idol finale
Harry Connick Jr at the American Idol finalePhoto by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Harry Connick Jr at The American Idol finale
Harry Connick Jr at The American Idol finalePhoto by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

On Tuesday, May 20, the Top 2 performed in a one hour performance show which included their newly recorded singles, their choice of a previous song that they performed on the show and Simon Fuller's song choice.

Then on the live results show airing Wednesday, May 21, Jena Irene was eliminated and Caleb Johnson was announced as the Season 13 American Idol winner.

Harry Connick Jr spoke with reporters backstage after the performance show on Tuesday.

Check out video link to see what Harry had to say about the night.

Check back to this page for more reports from performance show, the red carpet, backstage and the results show as I was live on the scene.