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Posted on May 26, 2011

Seventeen-year-old Scotty McCreery just won American Idol, making him the sixth guy to win in 10 competitions. That’s not so unbalanced overall, but McCreery is the fourth male singer in the last four years to win. Viewers of the show select the winner, either by phone, text or online. This year Fox recorded 122 million votes.  —PZS


The 17-year-old from Garner, North Carolina, beat fellow teenager Lauren Alaina, who had been been considered the favourite to win the show.

McCreery, a high-school student who also works part-time at a local grocery store, won over audiences with his trademark deep voice.

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By Gary Mont, May 28, 2011 at 10:01 pm Link to this comment

Its the new American Dream!!

You too could grow up to win the American Idol Show and get paid millions of happybux and buy a huge house and a couple of Ferraris and a party all day in your Jacuzzi and run for Governor of California…

And even totally untalented morons can apply!!!

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By JDmysticDJ, May 28, 2011 at 9:05 am Link to this comment

Why does anybody watch the damn thing? Social commentary? It’s a commentary about a segment of our culture. I’ll suggest that the greatest musicians of out time would not have had much success on the program, or cared much about the program.

I’m tired of hearing these morons bitch, don’t watch, or vote your ass off, and shut the F up!

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By john Poole, May 26, 2011 at 7:47 pm Link to this comment
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The voice is that of a 45 year old bar hopping hard living guy not a seventeen
year old. Freakish and creepy to see and hear.

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