As reported last week, former Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is returning to perform at some point during the two-night finale, though it hasn’t been confirmed if she’s taking the stage on May 15 or 16. Lopez’s new single, “Live it Up,” drops the prior week on May 8.
The Hollywood Reporter. Seems like an unfair advantage, since Lambert is pretty much the greatest. But Kree Harrison and Candice Glover may get some serious star wattage, too. Idol alum Jennifer Hudson has reportedly been asked back but has yet to accept the gig. Also joining in the finale festivities is The Band Perry, who will be performing with the recently eliminated Janelle Arthur, as well as Franki Valli, who will link up with the top five male cast-offs.Adam Lambert is scheduled to perform a duet with American Idol finalist Angie Miller on the show’s May 16 finale, according to