Lee DeWyze took his ‘Disney freak’ fiancée to the perfect place to pop the question — Disney World!
In case 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze‘s year hasn’t been exciting enough, the singer, 25, is now engaged to model/actress Jonna Walsh, 26. Somehow, Lee managed to make the most magical place on earth, Disney World in Orlando, Fla. , even more magical by popping the question on a private yacht under the park’s fireworks show July 16!
While in the audience for last night’s American Idol, I saw who the judges like the most and who doesn’t like the judges! Plus, I now have a man crush on the Black Eyed Peas!
The reigning American Idol champ unveiled his video for the first single off his debut album Nov. 16. Do YOU think the Idol everyman missed the mark or hit a homerun?
First comes the confetti shower, then comes the tour, and finally…here comes the album! American Idol season nine champ Lee DeWyze released his album Live it Up today, but not before charming the pants off a cute girl in the video for his first single “Sweet Serendipity.”
This American Idol runner-up isn’t being hasty with her decision to marry a new guy just four months after splitting from Tony Kusian in May — she’s known the guy forever!
When Crystal Bowersox announced that she was engaged to new boyfriend Brian Walker just four months after publicly splitting with Tony Kusian during last season’s American Idol finale, we did a double take. However, the 25-year-old singer doesn’t move as quickly as we thought — she revealed that he’s been in her life forever!
The folky crooner plans to tie the knot next month with her boyfriend of just a few months!
She may not have won the big prize on American Idol, but Crystal Bowersox has something to celebrate about now — she’s getting married! People reports, “Crystal Bowersox, the American Idol runner-up, is engaged to musician Brian Walker and they plan to tie the knot next month.” Congratulations!
Some claim without Simon Cowell, American Idol is out of touch and no longer relevant…but teaming up with Myspace might be a match made in critics heaven!
If you want to be the next Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood or Lee Dewyze you can start your dreams over the Internet! Instead of staying overnight in a random parking lot of a random city, you can now create a 40-second video submission highlighting your star performance. Read more
The Season 9 contestants react to the shift in the judging panel but remain sure the show will go on!
Next season’s judging panel for American Idol may be up in the air, with Simon Cowell, Ellen DeGeneres, and Kara DioGuardi out, rumored to be replaced by names including Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, and Jessica Simpson, but last season’s contestants feel like the show will go on no matter what! Former contestant Lee DeWyze told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY, “I don’t think anyone is going to ruin the show, the show is going to be successful as long as people are doing there own thing and not trying to copy anyone else, they’ll be fine.” And everyone else seems to agree!
I’m already cringing. How can Lee possibly compare to Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood or David Cook?
Singing the national anthem at the NBA Finals is a long-running American Idol tradition — and one that I’ve loved to watch. But how can this year’s winner, Lee DeWyze, top fellow #1’s Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, David Cook or even Kris Allen? Read more & Check Out Past Performances From Carrie Underwood & David Cook!
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Two of our favorite American Idol finalists give HollywoodLife.com an intimate look at the drama that goes on behind-the-scenes!
Are Lee Dewyze and Siobhan Magnus an item? Does Crystal Bowersox REALLY have a thing for Casey James? We’ve been dying to know how the Idols really feel — and we FINALLY got the inside scoop! Watch our exclusive video interview with the uniquely fabulous Siobhan Magnus and R&B powerhouse ‘Big Mike’ Lynche to hear all about the relationship drama you didn’t see on TV!
CLICK HERE to watch the Idols’ first public performance!
Dr. Drew Pinsky says that sometimes finalists get depressed after the high of the American Idol finale. Here are his preventative tips for going down a dark path!
Lee DeWyze, Casey James and Crystal Bowersox, it’s going to be tough adjusting to your new lives as famous recording artists post-American Idol — but Celebrity Rehab‘s Dr. Drew Pinsky reveals how YOU can resist temptations and avoid ending up on his show like former contestants Jessica Sierra and Nikki McKibbin.
Click here to watch our video interview with Dr. Drew
Season nine winner Lee gets by with a little help — and a lot of advice — from his Idol friends. But what have they told him?
Lee DeWyze was humbled and awed to find himself in the presence of so many former American Idol winners during his finale party May 26, so much so that he’s raving about the night two days later! But who impressed the season 9 winner the most?
We told you that Lee, 24, cozied up to season 4 winner Carrie Underwood at the bash, held at the Mondrian Hotel’s Skybar in LA, and we were right! “I saw Carrie a little bit at the Idol party and she was so supportive!” the Mt. Prospect, Ill. native enthused during a May 28 conference call. “She said, ‘Anything you need, let me know.’ She was awesome.”
Apparently we have a lot in common with Crystal — we love the season 9 American Idol winner too!
Moments before we learned who our new American Idol was, the cool, calm and collected Crystal Bowersox made sure that fellow top two contestant Lee DeWyze knew that, win or lose, she loved him.
“You seemed calm and what I saw when they were counting down to going live, you were counting along and I saw you say ‘I love you’ to Lee right before the cameras went back,” Ellen DeGeneres said to Crystal on the May 28 episode of her talk show. She then commented to Lee, 24, “You were in your own world, I don’t think you even heard it.”Read more
Although music is her first love, American Idol’s season 9 runner up says movies are definitely in her future!
Crystal Bowersox has a lot on her plate now that American Idol has wrapped, including taking care of her young son, cutting a record, dealing with a break-up. But that won’t stop her from getting into the movie biz if she’s asked!
“Drama was my very first love before music when I was young, and I’m open to doing something like that, yeah!” the 24-year-old Elliston, Ohio native told HollywoodLife.com exclusively during an Idol conference call May 28 when we told her that director Adam Shankman wanted she and winner Lee DeWyze to audition for the Rock of Ages movie.
Do you think the American Idol finalists should make the jump from music to movies? Adam does!
Calling all American Idols! Triple threat producer, director and choreographer Adam Shankman knows potential movie stars when he sees them – and he thinks Crystal Bowersox, Lee DeWyze and Casey James might be perfect fits for his highly-anticipated film version of Broadway musical Rock of Ages!
CLICK HERE to watch the video!
Crystal was dumped by her long-term BF, Tony, the day before American Idol’s season finale — but she seems to be moving on just fine!
Was Crystal Bowersox crying into her drink after losing both her boyfriend, Tony Kusian, and the Idol crown all in two days? No, she was not. In fact, she seemed downright happy at the uber-exclusive post-finale Idol party, where she was caught celebrating with none other than second runner-up Casey James!
An insider at the bash, held at the Mondrian Hotel’s swanky Skybar in LA, caught Crystal, 24, kicking back with her dad, some friends AND the sexy rocker — whom she once confided to have a crush on. Hmmmm…..