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American Idol 2020: Arthur Gunn Clinches ‘Runner-up Title’

He performed ‘Have You Ever Seen The Rain’ and ‘I Don’t Want To Be’ in the finale.




American Idol 2020: Arthur Gunn Clinches ‘Runner-up Title’

The Nepali-American singer Dibesh Pokhrel, known by his stage name ‘Arthur Gunn’, has clinched the first runner-up title of American Idol 2020.

Pokhrel has made history by becoming the first Nepali-origin artist to achieve this feat.

During the American Idol’s final episode on May 17, 2020, Arthur performed ‘Have You Ever Seen The Rain’ by Creedence Clearwater Revival and ‘I Don’t Want To Be’ by Gavin DeGraw from his home in California.


The contest judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry watched the performances remotely from their respective locations.

Nepali-American singer Dibesh Pokhrel

However, Arthur lost the Winner Title to Just Sam who performed ‘Stronger’ by Kelly Clarkson and ‘Rise Up’ by Andra Day.

Sam became the fourth African-American female to win the American Idol 2020 Title after Fantasia Barrino, Jordin Sparksand Candice Glover.

Just Sam African-American female American Idol 2020 Winner

Besides Sam and Arthur, Francisco Martin, Dillon James and Jonny West were among the top five finalists.

Congratulations Dibesh Pokhrel!!

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