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'American Idol' season nine winner returns to area

'American Idol' season nine winner returns to area

It has been five years since Lee DeWyze won the ninth season of TV reality competition show "American Idol," and it has been a busy five years. "I've toured a lot. I've put out multiple records. Most recently, though, I've been working on my new album, and I've written for television. I wrote an original song for 'The Walking Dead,' which was pretty cool, and had songs in 'Nashville' and different television shows and movies," he said. "I'm mainly working on my next record and am getting ready to hit the road this summer." The Mount Prospect native, who has lived in Los Angeles for five years, is returning to...