Sunday, May 23, 2010

American Idol: Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze duet on 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game'

Crystal Bowersox   Lee DeWyze

The countdown has begun to the May 26 "American Idol" Season 9 finale in which Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze will find out who gets the title. Though they'll go head-to-head on Tuesday in a last attempt to attract those votes, on Saturday (May 22), the Idols put the rivalry aside to sing a special duet for baseball fans.

In the middle of preparing for the big finale, the competitors stopped by Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for an acoustic performance of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." They arranged their own folk-rock version of the song and played it together, with their guitars in hand, as the ever-present cameras looked on.

The duo's performance could be seen during four different televised baseball games on Saturday, May 22. It aired during the Yankees/Mets game, the Red Sox/Phillies game, the Cubs/Rangers game, and of course, the Dodgers/Tigers game. "American Idol" has never done this before, but if future duets are as great as Lee's and Crystal's, we're hoping it becomes a new tradition.

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  1. You two sound great!! Love it!

  2. i really loved it you two sound great

  3. I just saw the final show - Crystal blew it away - not just her singing but her poise and confidence shone through. She wanted to win it and performed at the top of her game. Lee is good but it was no competition - it was Crystal's night all the way. You have a great future Crystal, it's great to see you recognized as the outstanding talent you are - keep grounded and stay true to yourself.