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MAY
25
4 YEARS

'American Idol' Winner: Twitter Users React

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina were the final two on Fox's singing competition.

Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery
Michael Becker/FOX

A new American Idol has been crowned.

Scotty McCreery was named the Season 10 winner on Wednesday night, beating fellow finalist Lauren Alaina.

"SCOTTY WON" immediately became a top trending topic on Twitter as viewers rush to express their joy -- or disappointment.

PHOTOS: 'American Idol' Season 10 Finale

Among those in McCreery's camp:

"@SMcCreeryAI10 SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON SCOTTY WON ♥♥" -- Flor Estrada

"AH! SCOTTY WON! congrats @SMcCreeryAI10!! i've loved you since day one!" -- Julia Armezzani

"SCOTTY WON, Its a good day (:" -- Leanna

"Wowwww Scotty Mcreery won happy about the results can't wait till he comes out with a cd.... :)" -- Lyann Flores

"Scotty Won!! Yaaaay! I love him and his voice =)... #AmericanIdol he's an amazing singer! Keep it up scotty!" -- Shanice Weems

"SCOTTY WON!!!! I don't care about anything else,, except SCOTTY!! Woooooohooooooo!!" -- Gabriella

"I wish Lauren had won 'cause her single was more touching & meaningful. Anyway... congratz to Scotty! He's as talented as Lauren #IdolFinale" -- Natalia Abreu

But Alaina also had several supporters of her own:

"@LAlainaAI10 you got screwed!!! you definitely should have won. its ok bc youre going to have a way better musical career than scotty will." -- Andy Poetzinger

"scotty won. but i really wish it was lauren." -- Marvyn

"@LAlainaAI10 will always be my American Idol. :-) <3 I can't believe Scotty Won!" -- Cimoreli Fan

"not watching American idol nxted season if only boys are gonna win lauren should of won american idol not Scotty" -- Ashley Patterson