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"American Idol" Season 13 Winner Revealed: Was it Caleb Johnson or Jena Irene?

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    "American Idol" Season 13 Winner Revealed: Was it Caleb Johnson or Jena Irene?
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    Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene compete on "American Idol"

    We'd like to introduce you to the newest "American Idol."

    After what has seemed like years, Fox and the voting American public have finally crowned the newest singing sensation. Wednesday night's two hour broadcast was filled with A-list appearances and far too many commercial breaks as the remaining two season 13 finalists Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson awaited their fate.

    After some amazing performances by Phillip Phillips, (we still can't get over that name!) KISS, Demi Lovato, Paramore, Jason Mraz, John Legend, and many more, it was time for host, Ryan Seacrest, to announce the winner.

    All right, Idol fans, send your tweets of congratulations to....

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    Caleb Johnson.

    Not only has Caleb won the title of the newest "American Idol," a huge cash prize, and a record deal, he and runner-up Jenna have also won Ford Mustangs.

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    In other shocking news, judge Harry Connick Jr. finally gave a standing ovation not once, but multiple times during Wednesday's broadcast.

    Are you happy that Caleb won season thirteen of "American Idol"? If not, who do you think deserved the top spot? Sound off in the comments below!

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