Iam Tongi is the winner of American Idol Season 21 

During the American Idol 2023 final, Iam Tongi defeated Megan Danielle and Colin Stough 

Megan Danielle was the runner-up, and Colin Stough finished in third place. 

Season 22 of American Idol will likely begin in early 2024 

The show airs once a year with a premiere sometime in the first quarter of the year. 

Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie what will be return for another season

For his audition, 18-year-old Tongi, a high school senior who is from Hawaii, performed “Monsters 

it has accrued 16 million views on YouTube 

Tongi, who is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has shared his faith on social media.

In April, he cited the quote “the best is yet to come” from President Russell M.