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American Idol's Caleb Johnson Wishes Jena Irene A Happy Birthday While On The Road

American Idol's Caleb Johnson Wishes Jena Irene A Happy Birthday While On The Road

American Idol champ Caleb Johnson is currently on the road with the season’s contenders and friends and made a special shout out to runner-up Jena Irene!

“Happy birthday to the amazing Jena Irene !:)” Caleb, 23, wrote on Instagram, with a shot of the two performing on the 2014 American Idol tour.

Jena, who turned 18 today, showed off just what the crew did for her behind-the-scenes.

“Lol this is what I woke up to! Awesome decorations of sugar skulls and swearing! Should be a great day,” she tweeted.

Psst, in case you missed it, check out the first video in Caleb‘s “The Journey Begins” series below!


Caleb Johnson: “The Journey Begins: Part 1″
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Jena Irene Talks Sharing 'Can't Help Falling In Love With You' with Christina Grimmie

Jena Irene Talks Sharing 'Can't Help Falling In Love With You' with Christina Grimmie

Jena Irene sits down for her exit interview with TVLine after placing second in the thirteenth season of American Idol.

The 17-year-old singer opened up about her performances throughout the season and dished about sharing “Can’t Help Falling In Love” with another singing competition contender — Christina Grimmie.

Christina took on the song on The Voice just a day before reprising her own performance on the show.

“I actually was not aware until I got home [that she covered it on The Voice] from the rehearsal for the next week. I wasn’t even going to go and watch The Voice, but I was getting a lot of Twitter messages [about it]…She did amazing on it. I listened to her and it [our versions] sounded completely different, so props to her,” Jena shared.’

Check out the rest of her interview below:


Jena Irene – TVLine Exit Interview

American Idol's Jena Irene Takes Winner Caleb Johnson To Her Prom!

American Idol's Jena Irene Takes Winner Caleb Johnson To Her Prom!

Jena Irene glams up for her senior prom with American Idol winner Caleb Johnson by her side in this cute shot from Twitter.

Caleb, 23, ditched the normal suit for a more rocker vibe to escort the Jena, 17 and the runner up, to her senior prom in Farmington Hills, Mich., earlier in the week.

“It was a joke at first. My mom was joking about it and I was like, ‘Huh, that could be fun.’ And then we ended up being the last two so I’m like, ‘Do you want to just go to prom together,’ and he’s like, ‘All right, let’s do it,’ and it happened,” Jena shared (via People) about the date.

She added about taking Caleb to the annual dance, “He’s an awesome guy. We’ve been best friends for a couple months now. To bring him to meet all my friends is pretty cool.”

Jena and Caleb will be back together on the American Idol tour in June.

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Demi Lovato Sings with the Girls of 'American Idol' (Video)

Demi Lovato Sings with the Girls of 'American Idol' (Video)

Demi Lovato rocks out on stage during her performance on the American Idol season thirteen finale at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday (May 20) in Los Angeles.

The 21-year-old singer started off with her song “Really Don’t Care” before segueing into her hit “Neon Lights.”

Demi was joined on stage by the top girls from this season of IdolJena Irene, Jessica Meuse, Malaya Watson, Emily Piriz, Kristen O’Connor, and Majesty Rose.

“Had some really sweet fans say things that I really need to hear tonight.. God, I’m so grateful for you guys. I really do love you. ?,” Demi tweeted this week.


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American Idol's Jena Irene & Caleb Johnson Walk the Finale Red Carpet!

American Idol's Jena Irene & Caleb Johnson Walk the Finale Red Carpet!

Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson pose for photos together at the American Idol season 13 finale red carpet at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday (May 21) in Los Angeles.

The 17-year-old Michigan native and the 23-year-old North Carolina resident battled it out the night before during the performance show and the judges couldn’t pick out a clear winner!

Make sure to watch Jena sing her three songs from the finale and also see Caleb rock it out during his three songs as well.

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