'American Idol' Series Finale Live Blog: Follow Along With Billboard

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La'Porsha Renae, left, and Trent Harmon arrive at the "American Idol" farewell season finale at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Los Angeles. 

American Idol ends its 15-year run on Fox tonight. But before a new victor is crowned and the sparks come down, producers promise plenty of action on the Dolby Theatre stage in Hollywood.

American Idol: Full Coverage

Follow along as Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter writers cover the Idol scene from the red carpet, inside the show and backstage live and in real-time.