'American Idol': And the Winner Is...

Lee DeWyze takes his throne as the next American Idol! See the contestants who gave him a run for his money this season (11 Photos)

Jennifer Graham Kizer on May 26, 2010 at 11:08PM

chime in now
  • 5 of 11

'American Idol': And the Winner Is...

Fox

    Loading slides...

Aaron Kelly
ELIMINATED (5th Place)

Age: 16
Hometown: Sonestown, Pa. 

Remember David Archuleta, the season 7 standout whose admirers sent the 16-year-old all the way to second place (bested only by champ David Cook)? That same tween and teen fan base is rallying around this 16-year-old cutie -- who lacks Archuleta's big pipes, but has an impressive vocal range. "I love…the tender moments in your voice," Randy Jackson once told him. "You could hear almost hear a little Justin Timberlake thing."

Why He Could Win: Did someone say Justin Timberlake? Kelly's nowhere near the best singer in this competition, but never underestimate the power of speed-dialing 12-year-olds girls.

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web