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Published:May 21st, 2010 11:05 EST
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American Idol Finale: Coronation Day For Lee DeWyze

By Robert Paul Reyes

Forty-seven million votes were cast after Monday`s American Idol performance show, and on Tuesday Night - drum roll please. On second thought forget the drum roll, to nobody`s surprise Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze advanced to next week`s finale

Bowersox has been the judges` favorite since day one, and the judges` have warmed to DeWyze as they have noticed his growth as a performer.

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The American Idol finale will be must-see TV, nobody wants to miss the crowning of the new American Idol, and nobody wants to miss the last episode featuring Simon Cowell.

I predict, no I guarantee, that Lee DeWyze will be the next American Idol. Lee DeWyze appeals to teen girls and to adults with his non-threatening persona. Crystal is young, but she`s an old soul with little appeal to text-happy tweens and teens.

But I also predict that DeWyze and Bowersox will have successful recording careers.

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