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Season 9 winner: Lee DeWyze

Scott McCreeryLee DeWyzeNigel Lythgoe
DeWyze has suffered a few blows since his first album, "Live It Up," was released in 2010. He landed in a heated Twitter feud with "American Idol" producer Nigel Lythgoe after he passed on the chance to present Scotty McCreery as the winner on the Season 10 finale. A few months later he was... Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images