Candice Glover was named the winner of Season 12 of 'American Idol,' defeating Kree Harrison, who was voted the runner-up! Congrats, Candice. The world needs a belter like you to be Whitney Houston's heir apparent!
Tonight’s episode of ‘American Idol’ (April 17) kicked off on a striking note – literally. Candice Glover blew away judges Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson and Nicki Minaj with her delivery of Paula Abdul’s ‘Straight Up.’