Lee DeWyze American Idol Season 9 Champion
Following the footsteps of Kelly Clarkson, David Cook and Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze is the latest contestant to be crowned latest season of American Idol !! Congrats to the champion of Season 9 beating out Crystal Bowersox. Both are 24 this year.
Despite his lacklustre performance on Tuesday's performance show, Lee DeWyze still managed to win the competition due to his extreme high number of SMS voters, all thanks to his fan base !!
Paula Abdul saying goodbye to Simon Cowell
It was also Simon Cowell's final appearance for the show that had made him a household name in the music industry. He will be hosting his own show ala American Idol by the title X-Factor in the US later.
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It was an emotional night for him and all the audiences as he brought controversy and life at the same time to the show which to me might be the focal point of why this show is growing stronger each year despite having to see Paula Abdul leaving the show last season replaced by Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres.