The finalists from the 2014 Country Idol auditions hit the stage on Thursday, June 12 at Vapor, in Saratoga Casino and Raceway,  to entertain a packed house!

This year's show really demonstrated the amount of talent in the Northeast, with every finalist being a prime contender for the $5,000 grand prize.  In the end, two singers landed a perfect score to tie and take home the crown of Country Idol 2014.

Kara Aird of Speculator and Renee Lussier of Schenectady each scored 200 points in the final round of voting at the Country Idol Finals. The Four judges could award up to 10 points for appearance, 15 points for stage presence, and 25 points for vocals.

In the crowd, Richard Jadlos of Saratoga was the Grand Prize Winner of a trip to the CMA Awards compliments of Budweiser. Click here to see videos of the winners.

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