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Lee DeWyze

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Lee DeWyze

Who? Soft-spoken Chicagoan who captured just enough female hearts to beat out powerhouse Crystal Bowersox as the winner of Season Nine.

Peak: His 2010 pre-Idol album, Slumberland, peaked at Number Seven on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.

Low: In its first week, DeWyze’s post-Idol album release, Live It Up, scored fewer sales than any previous winner’s. By 2011, it trailed Bowersox’s debut, though hers hit shelves a month after his.

Currently: DeWyze was dropped by his label in late 2011.

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