Caleb Johnson Wins American Idol Season 13 (Spoilers); Jena Irene in Second (+Videos)

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
May 21, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Caleb Johnson was named the American Idol season 13 winner on Wednesday night.

He beat Jena Irene.

Johnson is from Asheville, North Carolina.

Many fans tweeted their congratulations to Johnson. 

“Pretty cool having someone local win American Idol. #TeamCaleb,” said one. ” said another.

“WOO-HOO CALEB WON AMERICAN IDOL!!!! YAYYYYYYY!!! Great job Jena!! I love you both!!!

“Yay congrats Caleb!! You truly deserved it and are a great performer and singer! #TeamCaleb #AmericanIdol,” said another

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.