Lee DeWyze


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  • Birth Name: Leon DeWyze
  • Birth Place: Mount Prospect, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/02/1986, Aries
  • Profession: Reality cast member; singer
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American Idol: Who Went Home? What Was the "Twist"?

Personally, I was hoping the "twist" on American Idol that Ryan Seacrest had teased repeatedly this week was going to be that the show would just crown Amber Holcomb the winner four weeks early and call it a day. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case. So, what was the surprise? Keep reading to find out.

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American Idol’s Lee DeWyze Marries

American Idol winner Lee DeWyze married model/actress Jonna Walsh Saturday in Camarillo, Calif., People reports.

The bride walked down the aisle in a...read more

American Idol's Lee DeWyze Is Engaged

American Idol Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze is engaged, People reports.

The singer, 25, popped the question to...read more


Backstage with 'American Idol's' Final Four
Will There Be an 'American Idol' Prom for Aaron Kelly?
Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze Are Staying Busy
Crystal Bowersox Is 'Calm' and 'Serene' at Being 'Idol's' Runner-Up

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Year Title Description
2013 AXS Live: Episode
Season 3, Episode 23
Episode, Performer
2010 The Tonight Show With Jay Leno: Episode
Season 18, Episode 78
Episode, Performer
2010 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade TV Show Series, Performer
2010 The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Episode Episode, Performer
2002 American Idol TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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Lee DeWyze: I Wouldn't Want to Have a Drink With Nigel Lythgoe

Just because Lee DeWyze wasn't asked to perform on Wednesday night's American Idol finale, he didn't want to present Scotty McCreery the trophy as some sort of consolation prize.

"I didn't want them to throw me a bone because I didn't perform," DeWyze tells The Hollywood Reporter.

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Nigel Lythgoe: Lee DeWyze Was Asked to Present Idol Trophy a Week Before

Nigel Lythgoe has shot back at Lee DeWyze's claim that he was given a last-minute request to appear onstage at Wednesday's American Idol finale.

"True, he wasn't asked to sing, but Lee knows he was asked to present the trophy ...
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Nigel Lythgoe "So Upset" That Lee DeWyze Refused to Present Idol Trophy

Despite drawing big names like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Judas Priest for Wednesday's American Idol finale, series executive producer Nigel Lythgoe revealed that there was one element of the show that didn't come together.

"I was so upset Lee DeWyze wouldn't present the winners trophy to Scotty [McCreery]," Lythgoe tweeted Thursday about the Season 9 winner. "Especially as he'd been on the show this Season. I guess he was... read more

Ratings: American Idol Keeps Its Dynastic Dominance Going

Viewers loved American Idol's Season 10 finale this big: The two-hour season-ender, which crowned Scotty McCreery as the new champion, averaged 29.3 million viewers in crowning, nearly 20 percent more than last year's finale, according to preliminary Nielsen figures.

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The New Season of American Idol: Buh-Bye, Dawg-House; Hello, Contestants Younger Than Bieber

Most living, breathing Americans already know American Idol is undergoing a facelift for its 10th season. Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres are out. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are in. But new judges aren't the only major changes coming. This year will see a campaign against those McSoulful singer-songwriter types, the inclusion of younger contestants, a ban on all "dawgs." (OK, maybe just less of them.)

Before Wednesday's premiere (8/7c on Fox), TVGuide.com breaks down what's new, what's gone and how all these changes will alter the Idol universe... read more

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