The Season 9 finale was the typical circus that "American Idol" puts on every year when the winner is crowned.
: Janet Jackson, Alanis Morissette, Carrie Underwood, Michael McDonald, Hall & Oates, Chicago, General Larry Platt, Lee's emotional victory performance and Bret Michaels
: the uniforms not
indicating a group number of "The Wall," Xtina, Paula's lack of comedic timing, Dane Cook, that Lee won over Crystal, the BeeGees singing with Siobhan and Aaron and the return of William Hung.
-- Andrea Reiher, Zap2it
'Idol' finale -- Who won Season 9?