'American Idol' Winner: Twitter Users React
Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina were the final two on Fox's singing competition.
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.
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