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Who Won 'The Glee Project' Season 1?

Who Won 'The Glee Project' Season 1?

The first season of The Glee Project has come to a close and the winner has been chosen!

Going into the season finale, the final four contestants standing were Damian McGinty, Jr., Lindsay Pearce, Samuel Larsen, and Alex Newell.

The rest of the top 12 contestants joined the final four for the last music video of the season, “Raise Your Glass.” Each contestant had to do a last chance performance to help decide the winner.

Click inside to see who won The Glee Project


All four of the final contestants were winners! Damian and Samuel were the grand prize winners with seven-episode arcs on the third season of Glee. Lindsay and Alex both received two-episode arcs. Congratulations to all!

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  • Karen

    Yeah… Glee needs a lot of people. There’s like 12+ characters… we need more, no big deal. COME’ON

  • Ismail

    @Karen: 4 more people who are going to live in the shaddow of Chris, Lea Michelle, Diana Agron and Cory Monteith .. likes the others.

  • Because I Can.

    Yay Damian! Boo Lindsay.

  • laverdadduele

    WHO CARES? No one will remember any of them in a couple of years.

  • @leandruuh

    fail competition

  • Moti Ankari

    This competition show was one of the best that I have ever seen! ALL the contestants had undeniable talent!

    Im extremely satisfied with the results! I was a fan of Sams since day 1! Im really happy for him & the other three new members!

    Really looking forward to the third season of gLee

    Follow me on Twitter :) @MotiAnkari

  • Marcella

    So happy damian won.
    i almost cried.
    very happy lindsay will be at 2 episodes too.

  • gabriela

    lindsay is so fake and annoying, alex is a good singer but is boring.
    the others two are ok, but i’m not interested on their arc plot.
    why bring new people if they can’t focus and write to the cast they alredy have, second season was a mess.

  • clamity

    Glad damian and sam won even though i dont agree with all these new characters on glee oh well !

  • Stevo

    Who won??

  • Elicia

    There should be only one winner. I think that Damian should have be the one and only winner because he is amazing, cute, and his accent is cutee!!!

  • Catie

    Im so happy they all won!i <333 Damian and Samuel!Congrats to them!I also like Lindsay and Alex!They’re all great singers and I can’t wait to see them in glee!Congrats to everyone!!!

  • love&soul

    Cameron should have won but Damian deserves it also.They are wonderful.I hope Cameron makes an apparence on the show he is the Best.Damian is Gorgeous.Samuel is very talented and Sexy but not so much on Glee …to hot.

  • Kevin Morse

    Ryan had a most difficult job deciding which young talented person should get the prize. The Glee Project staff did the right thing in selecting Four winners. My favorites were chosen for sure! Congratulations to the winners. The luck of the Irish is with the Final Four.

    Best Wishes, Kevin – The Senior Aide

  • Chelsea

    I love how he can write four new people on the show & gets rid of Chord. WTF!? That’s just crap & I really think he should just focus on the main cast for their last season

  • jacqueline

    @Ismail: I think you meant ‘in the shadow of Chris Colfer and Darren Criss’… the little Dianna had, the Lucy story, sucked.
    I can’t stand RIB anymore, they had something great in their hands and just ruined it

  • Isabela

    God, I HATE Samuel! But Damian is adorable.

  • me

    @Elicia: i agree

  • Olive

    Damian and Samuel just mad Glee more interesting!

  • @isabela

    I LOVE Samuel. I hate damian his voice is so annoying , you can’t understand a word he says, and he is NOT adorable it any way. *MY OPINION : )