We have a winner! Chayce Beckham was crowned the winner of season 19 of ‘American Idol’ during the show’s finale on May 23.
It’s finale time on American Idol! The show’s season 19 finale aired live on May 23, and Chayce Beckham received the most viewer votes to be named the winner. He beat out fellow finalists, Grace Kinstler, who came in third place, and Willie Spence, who was this season’s runner up. After his incredible victory, here’s more to know about Chayce.
1. Chayce Came To ‘Idol’ After A Dark Time
The year before Chayce auditioned for American Idol was not easy. “I’ve gone through a lot of ups and downs,” he said during his audition. “It’s been quite the roller coaster. My whole life kind of flipped upside down and I moved back home with my parents.” Although Chayce didn’t specify what happened, his mom got emotional while talking…