Some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this… but American Idol fans will only have to wait about seven weeks to get their bookend to Kelly Clarkson’s Season 1 victory.
But which of Season 15’s remaining singers is most likely to get that coveted confetti shower? We’ve reviewed their past performances, their feedback from the judges and the way they’ve been edited to rank the 14 hopefuls in order from least- to most-likely to win.
We’ve also included the competitive pros and cons for every contender who managed to steal a spot from the badly maligned semifinalist Shelbie Z. (Yes, we’re still bitter!)
Check out the gallery below — or click here for direct access — then hit the comments with your thoughts on who’s most/least likely to take home Nick Fradiani’s crown.