Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez performed last night in three close rounds during Part 1 of the American Idol Finale. Jessica Sanchez  kicked off the night singing Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" while  Phillip Phillips  followed with "Stand By Me". According to the judges Round One went to Jessica

Round two ended in a tie. Phillip sang Billy Joel's "Movin' Out", while Jessica performed Celine Dion's "The Prayer".

Phillip clearly won the third round and a standing ovation for his  for his version of "Home", which Randy Jackson  called "the best performance of the night."

The American Idol Big Finale is tonight.. The female finalists will pay tribute to Donna Summer while the male finalists will perform songs from the Bee Gees in honor of the late Robin Gibb.