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Lee DeWyze: AMERICAN IDOL Winner!

Lee DeWyze: AMERICAN IDOL Winner!

Lee DeWyze shows who’s #1 during the 2010 American Idol finale held at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday (May 26) in Los Angeles.

Lee, 24, from Mt. Prospect, IL, is the ninth finalist to win the coveted Idol crown and a record contract with 19 Recordings. He capped his coronation on the finale by singing “Beautiful Day,” which is available for download on iTunes.

“I’ve never been happier in my life,” Lee said. “There’s no words to describe it. It’s just amazing.”

Congrats, Lee!

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  • Ckayed

    Sexy, talented, humble and deserving – GO LEE!

  • w11

    Crystal was better, but I like Lee and wish him all the best. I know he’s going to get so much hate for something that was ultimately out of his control. He seems like a nice guy.

  • http://Ilovejenniferandbenbothgreatpeopleiwishthemthebest Sarah

    I’M so happy Lee Won!!!!!

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l

    um.. duh. LOL.. you gonna repeat who won DWTS next? LMAO

  • offtheproperty

    From Kelly to Lee is more than far enough to fall.

  • lovely

    congrats. you got a looooongg road ahead of you.

  • Sonny

    Who cares?

  • Patrica

    Go Lee!!!

  • Beth

    Don’t care either.

  • Johnny Tunes

    Who’s this guy?

  • christine

    I LOVE YOU LEE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jeff

    Didn’t watch.

  • Barb

    Didn’t watch.

  • Heather

    Love Lee! Great Job!
    Who cares if you didn’t watch, don’t comment then.

  • Felicity

    I only watched some of American Idol cause I’m not American but I KNEW he would win :) Lovely voice, likeable guy. CONGRATS!!

  • Eric

    Not deserving. He sings out of tune. too bland.

    Crystal is a better singer and has more personality. She will be a bigger star.

  • http://Seeero Sarah

    I am so happy for Lee. He is very talented & deserved to win. He seems like a very nice guy as well. For those who don’t like him, just don’t buy his album & turn the channel when he comes on. It’s as simple as that. I really wish him the best & I hope his album becomes a great success.

  • gaby

    Congrats LEE!
    I’m so happy he won! I screamed when I heard the results!. :)

  • http://legomars Maria

    He’s very cute! :)

  • Thom

    Who is this?

  • Jack

    It’s better to lose American Idol than to win because of the winner’s curse, you’ll just be stuck in the Idol bubble with just an Idol fanbase and lots of Idol obligations. This year is unfortunate for both of them though. Both will fade really fast. Lee is like lukewarm water and I can’t see Crystal breaking into the mainstream charts, she has no relevance or se.x appeal, she’s like a mommy. Allison Iraheta was way, way, way better than her. Her voice was better and her one Slowride duet was sexier and more vocally mindblowing than all Crystal’s performances put together.

  • :(

    @Jack: what happened to allison? i loved her voice

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  • Sara

    thanks f-ing much jared. I have avoided all major search engnes so that I dont accidently see who won and I came on here and its al ruin. Some of us in other countries have not seen the finale as yet as it is on tonight. But thanks for ruining it. Wont bother watching now.

  • Happy

    I’m so happy he won i beLEEved in him the whole show!!!!!!

  • Ckayed

    We can’t help that we get the results a day ahead, it isn’t our fault that the show is produced here in the USA. It is simply a situation that if you are in another country you have to be really careful to avoid the
    Ineternet after big finales that are broadcast here first. It isn’t our fault that you found out AND, the show is absolutely wonderful leading up to the announcement – many major stars and lots of surprises. The finale is awesome and well worth watching.

  • Sammie

    @ :( Her album Just Like You is out now. And she will be opening for Adam Lambert’s International Summer Tour in a few days along with Michael Jackson’s guitarist Orianthi :)

  • FaithLynette

    I thought BOTH the finalist would have been ‘deserving’ of the title *AMERICAN IDOL*. They both had their own style, uniqueness, grace, and ability. CRYSTAL was consistently wonderful, week after week – and LEE showed the most improvement of ANY of the contestants. It was a tough call ~ I really liked them both (talent-wise/personality-wise). CRYSTAL was a gracious runner-up and she seemed genuinely happy for LEE. LEE was humble and obviously emotional over being selected. I honestly thought it was going to go to CRYSTAL. THEY BOTH HAVE BRIGHT FUTURES IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY…I WISH THEM BOTH THE VERY BEST—-CAN’T WAIT TO BUY THEIR C.D.S!

  • la

    with some improvement i think LEE will be
    one of the top performer . he is good looking and
    with some confidence, which he will gain with
    time i have a feeling he will make it big .

  • Carla

    Loveeee Lee! and @Sara: Jared actually had another post not telling us who wins so dont blame him

  • Lise

    absolutely loved lee this whole season
    loved his husky voice (:

  • Lindsay Veejay

    congrats i love him

  • Ellie

    ok this is the thing i dont care if he doesnt sing in tune..
    cause everytime he sings his heart goes to the song and that shows when he’s was like he’s telling a story not just saying some random words and thats why i loved him.

  • Marguerite

    Chrystal is much better naturally….Lee may come around with help..but Chrystal has a plan to make this her life…america fell in love with Crystal…she will succeed with not a hitch….Good Luck Crystal