And your American Idol is...

2010-05-27 10:51
 
American Idol winner
 

Lee DeWyze!


The 24-year-old paint salesman from Chicago beat out Crystal Bowersox, aka 'Mama Sox', for the coveted title in season 9 of American Idol.

Lee DeWyze has been a favourite for the last few weeks of the show, but even so, there was only a 2% difference in the votes for each finalist.

In the final round, Lee's single was a cover of U2's Beautiful Day while Crystal sang a haunting ballad called Up On The Mountain. Seriously – Crystal's single was WAY better. But the masses have spoken.

Congrats to both of them, even though this season was quite a snore bore.

Did your favourite win?  

Find out who won season 9!

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