April 2016: American Idol Takes its Final Bow
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of April 2016.
1. Supreme Court Rules: One Person, One Vote 2. Villanova: NCAA Champions 3. Mississippi: Religious Freedom Bill 4. UCONN Women Win NCAA Championship 5. Cruz, Sanders Win in Wisconsin 6. Don Blankenship Sentenced 7. American Idol: Final Performance 8. Edward Lin Charged with Spying 9. Goldman Sachs Fined 10. N.C. Governor Pat McCrory: Transgender Law 11. Warriors Set NBA Win Record 12. Microsoft Sues Government 13. Harriet Tubman on the $20 14. Singer Prince Dies 15. Dennis Hastert Sentenced
- American Idol Takes its Final Bow
- Ryan Seacrest performs at the American Idol farewell season finale at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Los Angeles. The popular talent show that launched pop singers such as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and David Cook, ran for 15 seasons. The final American Idol is Trent Harmon.
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