Posts in category "Lee DeWyze"

American Idol Winner and Mount Prospect Native, Lee DeWyze Married

All the local ladies out there hoping that they still had a chance with former paint salesman and previous “Idol” winner Lee DeWyze, you better start looking elsewhere, as he wed model/actress Jonna Walsh Saturday in California, according to People magazine. Lee also wrote a new song that will be on an upcoming album just for... Read more »

From Paint Salesman to...Singing the National Anthem???

According to a story I saw earlier today in the Chicago Tribune, Lee DeWyze has hinted on his Twitter that he may be singing the National Anthem at this Sunday’s Bears/Packers game at Soldier Field. “National Anthem at home, yes. Go Bears,” Tweeted DeWyze, a Mount Prospect native who won “American Idol” last year. If... Read more »

Lee DeWyze's "Live It Up", In-Stores Next Tuesday, November 16th

Being from the Arlington Heights/Mount Prospect area and an alum of Prospect High School, it almost is a requirement to follow our favorite paint salesman and 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze. Lee’s next career step is probably the most important in dictating whether or not he’s going to stick around in the lime light... Read more »
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Mr. DeWyze Was Here

Lee's favorite karaoke bar in Glenview, they still currently host karaoke on Tuesday nights.
In honor of Lee DeWyze’s hometown show at Arlington Park last night, it would be a perfect time to share some of the places Lee spent his time at during his younger pre-Idol years. It’s funny to think back as I too attended Prospect High School, had basketball camp at Forest View High School, and... Read more »

Lee DeWyze, Mt. Prospect's Favorite Paint Salesman

So as 99.9% of Chicagoland knows (the other .1% probably doesn’t own TV’s or play softball 7 days a week like my friend Rich), Lee DeWyze was the winner of this season’s American Idol.  He easily became the most recognized, blue collared, favorite hometown son this decade with his simple and hardworking attitude. I’ll admit... Read more »