After a record-setting 122.4 million votes, it was country crooner Scotty McCreery who was named the winner of 'American Idol' season 10.
The 17-year-old from Garner, NC, beat out 16-year-old Lauren Alaina to become the youngest 'American Idol' winner ever. He's also the fourth-consecutive male to win the reality-competition series, following David Cook, Kris Allen and Lee DeWyze. (The last female
I'll be honest with you. When I watch American Idol it is usually on in the background. I haven't really paid attention to it in years past, especially after Season 5 when Chris Daughtry was voted off in 4th place and Taylor Hicks (we all know how successful his career has been) won that season.
After 95 million votes, American Idol now has its two finalist of Season 10. It has been in interesting season. I have to admit out of all the seasons of American Idol that I have watched, this has to be the best season of talent ever. I can't help but wonder if it is because more kids are turning the right age for eligibility. So, it will be a country showdown next week on American Idol.
Tonight's episode of 'American Idol' is all about the rock and roll.
To honor the genre, the remaining nine contestants will each sing a song from the Hall of Fame's 'Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll' list, which includes over 650 tracks.