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!
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.”
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.
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…..
Oh, no! We don’t know what’s worse — the heartbreak of losing the American Idol crown or losing the man you love!
The show must go on! Crystal Bowersox’s performance of ‘Up to the Mountain’ was so emotional and heartfelt May 25, we assumed she was just living in the moment. But perhaps the song had so much meaning to the dreadlocked singer because she was in the process of going through a major breakup!
“Big Tony… he went home,” Crystal, 24, said on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show May 27, the day after placing second to Lee DeWyze on the American Idol, referring to now ex-boyfriend, Tony Kusian.
Do YOU think Crystal would have gotten more votes if we knew? VOTE HERE!
Mama Sox was robbed last night – but even she had a feeling that her ‘musical crush’ Lee DeWyze was going to walk away with the top prize this season on American Idol
I am beyond disappointed by the American Idol season finale May 26, if only for the reason that my girl Crystal Bowersox lost by a 2% margin. TWO PERCENT. Highway robbery! That said, I suspected all along that Lee DeWyze might steal her glory and apparently, so did she.Read more
In tonight’s season finale battle, our very own Idol judge thinks Lee will best Crystal Bowersox. Who do YOU think will win?
Blake Lewis hasn’t always been the biggest fan of Lee DeWyze but, regardless, thinks the 24-year-old Illinois native is going to take home the top prize on Idol tonight!
“I think Lee will [win],” the 28-year-old season six runner-up tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively, despite admitting that Crystal Bowersox, also 24, had the best performance of the night May 25.
What else did our very own American Idol judge think of the season 9 finale show? Take it away, Blake!
Simon dropped a bomb on Ellen’s show today — he’d rather Lee win than Crystal! Do YOU agree with him?
We’re all going to find out soon enough — but if Simon Cowell had to predict the winner of Fox’s American Idol, he’d put his money on rocker Lee Dewyze over the other finalist, crooner Crystal Bowersox.
“If you’d asked me five or six weeks ago, 100 percent I would have said Crystal [Bowersox],” the 50-year-old judge told fellow judge Ellen Degeneres on her talk show May 25, “but now I’ve changed my mind. I think Lee [DeWyze] is going to win.”
Despite a steady and faithful following all season, dark horse Lee is going to overtake Crystal Bowersox in the season finale!
It’s no secret that I’m rooting for Crystal Bowersox to win American Idol. The dreadlocked hippy mommy not only has a powerful voice, but is confident, strong and independent. But somehow, I believe the title she’s owned all season long is about to be ripped from her — exactly like the indignity of Adam Lambert placing second to Kris Allen! Read more
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