The fifteenth season of American Idol, also branded as American Idol: The Farewell Season, premiered on the Foxtelevision network on January 6, 2016. Ryan Seacrest continued as the show’s host, while Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. returned as judges.
This season was four to six weeks shorter than seasons 2 through 14. On April 7, Trent Harmon was announced as the season’s winner and La’Porsha Renae was the runner-up. Harmon was the third consecutive winner to never be in the bottom two or three, and the eighth male winner in nine years. © 20th Century Fox. This project was completed under the name of Iconisus L&Y. It is part of the Iconisus portfolio. Dreamogram is a new separate entity and not a continuation of Iconisus.