Fearless Radio wants to congratulate LEE DEWYZE for winning American Idol!
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Lee DeWyze auditioned in Chicago at the United Center for the ninth season of American Idol on June 22, 2009 after encouragement from his friend Vincent Ferrara who was also trying out for the contest in Chicago. He auditioned with the song "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers. Lee was one of only 13 people from Chicago, the lowest number out of all 7 audition cities, to make it through to Hollywood week. During Hollywood week his group included Aaron Kelly and Crystal Bowersox, all of whom made the Top 24 and subsequently the Top 5.
His closest friend among the competitors Andrew Garcia. They were roommates throughout the season until Garcia was eliminated in the Top 9.
On May 26, DeWyze was crowned the winner of American Idol Season 9 defeating season runner-up, Crystal Bowersox. As a result of winning the season, DeWyze also won a recording contract.
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