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Lee DeWyze

Lee DeWyze

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Famous as :

Singer

Birth Name :

Leon James DeWyze

Birth Date :

April 02, 1986

Birth Place :

Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA

Spouse :

Jonna Walsh (model/actress, since 21-Jul-12)

Claim to fame :

Winner of 9th season "American Idol"

Biography


Lee DeWyze was born on April 2, 1986 in Mount Prospect, Illinois. He gave up school in his senior year but his interest in music had dragged him back to classroom. He actually started singing since he was just a kid but didn't find a strong passion in music until 17. In order to polish his skills, he began learning how to play guitar, piano and drums. Also, he accepted offer to perform at local house parties.

From there, Lee was signed to an indie label WuLi Records and formed a band under moniker Lee DeWyze Band. Along with his bandmates Louis Svitek, Ryan McGuire and Jeff Henderson, he recorded an album titled "So I'm Told" in 2007.

Latest News


Lee DeWyze Marries Actress Girlfriend in Vintage-Style Wedding

July 22, 2012 14:55:35 GMT

"" season 9 winner is a married man after exchanging "I do" with his girlfriend of two years, Jonna Walsh. The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on Saturday, July 21 afternoon in Camarillo, California.
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RCA Records Kicks Out Lee DeWyze but Keeps Other 'Idol' Winners

October 06, 2011 16:53:55 GMT

, the winner of "" season 9, is dropped from RCA Records. However, the 25-year-old is still managed by 19's management and he said recently that new music is on the works.
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Engaged Lee DeWyze Spills on How He Proposed to Jonna Walsh

July 28, 2011 01:57:31 GMT

has got engaged to Jonna Walsh, and is more than happy to share on how he proposed to his model/actress fiancee. The crowned season 9 winner of "" told PEOPLE that he got down on one knee under a fireworks-filled sky while on board a private yacht at Disney World in Orlando on July 16.
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Lee DeWyze Explains 'American Idol' Snubbing Drama

May 27, 2011 01:32:58 GMT

When was crowned season 10 winner of "" on Wednesday night, May 25, was nowhere to be seen on stage. After the finale, executive producer Nigel Lythgoe took to Twitter to share that the season 9 winner refused to take part. Lee, however, was quick to clarify why he turned down the offer.
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10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2010

December 25, 2010 07:31:29 GMT

2010 is about to end. Many albums and singles have been rolled out throughout the year, battling for the first spots on various charts across the country and competing for coveted awards at many prize-giving events. Some came from veteran artists like , and , and the others came from budding singers who tried to make their big break in the game.
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Lee DeWyze's 'Sweet Serendipity' Music Video Debuted

November 17, 2010 06:08:42 GMT

has got his first music video, which was filmed to support his debut single "Sweet Serendipity", made available for viewing pleasure. It features him and his love interest walking through the streets in separate scenes. He is walking at night, while she wanders on her own during the day.
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Lee DeWyze Debuts Title Track of His First Album 'Live It Up'

November 09, 2010 07:13:30 GMT

A week before 's debut album "" goes on sale, its title track is offered for free download for those pre-ordering the album on his digital store. The easy, breezy song is written by DeWyze with the help from Toby Gad and Lindy Robbins.
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Lee DeWyze's Debut Single 'Sweet Serendipity' Arrives

October 14, 2010 04:06:15 GMT

A fresh song called "Sweet Serendipity" has officially been made available for free stream. It's the first single from 's upcoming major-label debut album "" and was posted on his official website shortly after getting its first airplay on 's radio show on October 13.
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Lee DeWyze's New Album Titled 'Live It Up', First Single to Debut Next Week

October 08, 2010 09:31:28 GMT

It's official, 's upcoming debut album is called "" and confirmed to be released in the United States on November 16. The first single, which is the title track, is scheduled to make its radio debut on 's radio show next week on October 13.
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2010 Teen Choice Awards: List of TV Winners

August 09, 2010 05:07:14 GMT

Names and TV shows that have won teens' votes for 2010 Teen Choice Awards are revealed. In the lead is "" which gets seven nods including for the three lead cast, , and . The blood-sucking show is bringing home Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy after beating "", "" and two others.
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Artist of the Week: Lee DeWyze

June 07, 2010 07:09:20 GMT

From zero to hero, has now become the champion of "" season 9, winning a record deal with 19 Entertainment which signed him with RCA Records. This means the 24-year-old singer/songwriter doesn't have to fund his own album like he previously did. He is also surely to gain access in getting some acclaimed music makers help him in his first major-label album.
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Photo Gallery: 'American Idol' Top 10 Tour Press Conference

June 04, 2010 02:48:37 GMT

, , Casey James and the rest of "" Top 10 took a brief moment on the stage at Herald Square on Wednesday, June 2 afternoon to warm up for their summer tour. They gave the crowd gathering outside Macy's a preview of what can be expected from the "American Idol" tour.
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Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox Already Signed to Labels

May 28, 2010 02:27:50 GMT

Music executives are extra fast in signing this year's champion and runner up of "" for a recording deal. Billboard, in its exclusive story, said that both and have secured a recording contract less than 24 hours since the coronation took place on Wednesday, May 26.
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Katherine Heigl's 'Life as We Know It' Welcomes First Trailer

May 27, 2010 06:52:09 GMT

The first full-length trailer for "" has been made available by Warner Bros. Pictures for viewing pleasure. Debuted by Yahoo! Movies, the video shows how Holly Berenson and Eric Messer, who after their first date think they are not meant to each other, are forced to unite to raise a baby.
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'True Blood' Star Ryan Kwanten Does Not Want to Get Naked for Playgirl

May 27, 2010 06:20:58 GMT

Though has shown some skin in his HBO series "", he claimed he is not ready for nudity. Asked whether or not he will agree to strip down in case Playgirl offers him to, the 33-year-old heartthrob told E! Online, "No, man. No!"
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'American Idol' Winner and Runner-Up Talk About the Outcome

May 27, 2010 06:09:40 GMT

, this season's "" winner, followed his victory with a press conference immediately after his coronation. To reporters he said, "This is an amazing experience, especially since this has been such a long process. It's been a lot harder than I thought it would be."
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Lee DeWyze Wins 'American Idol' Season 9

May 27, 2010 02:27:21 GMT

"" has crowned its season 9 winner and for the third time in a row, it's a man's world. received the highest vote in the final, beating although his performance night was not as lovable to the judge as Crystal's. Crystal cried but she looked genuinely happy for Lee and hugged him.
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First 'The Last Exorcism' Trailer Shares the Real Horror

May 26, 2010 03:14:40 GMT

Lionsgate Films has premiered the first full-length trailer for "". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video first shows how a Reverend is followed by a film crew to capture his exploits. It then gives preview to his failed attempt to exorcise a demon from a girl and how the evil haunts them back.
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Recap: 'American Idol' Top 2 Battle and Simon Cowell's Last Critique

May 26, 2010 03:00:40 GMT

The final performance of "" season 9 was divided into three rounds, the contestant's choice, Simon Fuller's pick and the coronation song. was rather overshadowed by this time because of his own song choice as well as the winner's single. This year, unlike in previous seasons, the finalists get to cover a song instead of singing a new single.
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