American Idol 2009

As Adam Lambert and Kris Allen go head to head in the Season 8 finale, check out Billboard's tweets, blogging, 2009's top 10 moments, video interviews with 'Idol' stars past, news and more.

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Tweets and Blogs Show Adam Lambert's Defeat Was A Surprise

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Millions watched the finale, but Billboard was there to bring you "10 Things You Didn't See On TV."

Plus: Watch the top 10 highlights -- good, bad and ugly -- of the 2009 season. See if yours made the cut.
From Adam with KISS to Kara and Bikini Girl, we tweeted and bloged the finale. Go to the blog for Tweets and more.

Plus: Check out a whole season's worth of insider "American Idol" behind-the-scenes scoop, top 10 lists, commentary and analysis. Go.