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Carrie Underwood in Yanina Couture

Prior to performing a duet with Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood posed for pictures in an elegant form of a naked dress. Her Yanina couture number was all covered up but featured a sheer panel skirt that completely showed off her legs. (Photo: Getty Images)

American Idol Finale: Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Lopez Rock the Red Carpet

Lauren Tuck
News Editor

Throughout 15 season of American Idol, the groundbreaking singing competition has catapulted the careers of so many starry hopefuls. Think about this: what would the music scene be like without Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and Katherine McPhee? Certainly not as melodic — or pretty. The ladies (minus Clarkson who’s about to give birth to her second child) showed off their fashion game during the final session of the show’s three-night event. Some things never change, like their beautiful voices, but their sartorial sense has certainly shifted from years earlier. Underwood in 2005 favored jeans and T-shirts and styled her hair in bouncy curls while McPhee’s turn on the series in the same year was a big fan of satin mini dresses. On Thursday, Underwood went full-on glam in a Yanina couture gown with a sheer skirt and McPhee opted for a LWD. 

Others on the blue carpet included many former contestants including Jordin Sparks in a crop top and wide-leg pant patterned ensemble, Justin Guarini, Diana DeGarmo, Fantasia Barrino, and more. Of course, Jennifer Lopez was also there. She chose a Zuahir Murad gown in gold with a mullet hemline. Its dramatic train fit the momentous occasion and she was also able to add some sex appeal by showing off her legs. 

Click through for a look at everyone from season one’s Justin Guarini to season 12 finalists La'Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon. 

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