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Lee DeWyze Celebrates at Walt Disney World

posted on May 31st, 2010 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks


'American Idol' Champion Lee DeWyze at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Today, newly crowned “American Idol” Lee DeWyze visited the Walt Disney World Resort for a special parade through Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We caught up with Lee during his celebratory ride down Hollywood Boulevard with Mickey Mouse. He also posed with Minnie Mouse, signed autographs for fans and even made a surprise appearance on-stage at “The American Idol Experience,” the theme park’s attraction based on the hit TV show.

Were you there?

'American Idol' Champion Lee DeWyze at Disney's Hollywood Studios

'American Idol' Champion Lee DeWyze at Disney's Hollywood Studios

'American Idol' Champion Lee DeWyze at Disney's Hollywood Studios

'American Idol' Champion Lee DeWyze at Disney's Hollywood Studios

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‘American Idol’ Champion Lee DeWyze ‘Going to Disney World’ on Monday

posted on May 28th, 2010 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks


UPDATE: Here are photos from Lee DeWyze’s visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

'American Idol' Champion Lee DeWyze is 'Going to Disney World'
A quick announcement to share…the newest “American Idol” Lee DeWyze is coming to Walt Disney World next week to be part of a special parade at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. You’ll be able to see Lee and Mickey Mouse on Hollywood Boulevard on Monday, May 31. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m at the entrance of the theme park and will then head toward Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat.

Just yesterday, Lee celebrated “The American Idol Experience” attraction at Walt Disney World Resort by shouting the famous words “I’m Going to Disney World!” after his name was announced in front of millions of TV viewers. You can see (and hear!) Lee in the iconic Disney commercial on the Nokia Theatre stage in Los Angeles. Let us know if you’ll be visiting on Monday.

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American Idol Experience Attraction Anniversary

posted on February 12th, 2010 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks


American Idol Experience Attraction Anniversary

Can you believe it…it’s been a year since the grand premiere of The American Idol Experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.

Many of you have asked and searched for the different songs you can sing at the attraction. So, we’re sharing the entire list along with a few of the most popular songs (at bottom of list):

“100 Ways” “1-2-3″ “ABC”
“A Moment Like This” “Achy Breaky Heart” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”
“I’ll Be There” “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” “All-American Girl”
“Alone” “Amazed” “Bailamos”
“Best of Both Worlds” “Best of My Love” “Bet On It”
“Big Girls Don’t Cry” “Black Horse & the Cherry Tree” “Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Boot Scootin’ Boogie” “Breakaway” “Breaking Free”
“Breathe” “Circle of Life” “Colors of the Wind”
“Do You Believe Me Now” “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” “Don’t Stop the Music”
“Drops of Jupiter” “Ever Ever After” “Express Yourself”
“Face Down” “Fame” “Footloose”
“For Once in My Life” “Get Ready” “Go The Distance”
“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” “Home” “Hot Stuff”
“How Do I Live (Without You)” “I Can See Clearly Now” “I Feel the Earth Move”
“I Heard It Through the Grapevine” “I Hope You Dance” “I Like It, I Love It”
“I Told You So” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” “I Want You Back”
“I Will Survive” “I Wish” “If Everyone Cared”
“If It Makes You Happy” “Independence Day” “Iris”
“It’s Good To Be Us” “Just Another Day” “Just Once”
“Kiss From A Rose” “Knock On Wood” “La Bamba”
“Last Dance” “Life is a Highway” “Looks Like We Made It/You’re Still the One”
“Lost” “Man, I Feel Like a Woman” “Midnight Train to Georgia”
“My Wish” “Never Can Say Goodbye” “New Attitude”
“No One” “Old Time Rock and Roll” “Our Song”
“Over You” “Part of Your World” “Play My Music”
“Reach Out, I’ll Be There” “Reflection” “RESPECT”
“Rock Star” “Rock With You” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”
“Since U Been Gone” “Smooth” “Somebody to Love”
“Stand By Me” “Stop In the Name Of Love” “Superstition”
“Suspicious Minds” “Sway” “Sweet Home Alabama”
“The Great Escape” “Then Came You” “This is Me”
“This Kiss” “Turn The Beat Around” “Turn Your Love Around”
“Unchained Melody” “Vision of Love” “Waiting for Tonight”
“Walk Away” “Walkin After Midnight” “Walkin’ in Memphis”
“Walking On Sunshine” “What a Wonderful World” “What Hurts the Most”
“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”
“You Really Got Me” “You’ll Be In My Heart” “You’re All I Need”
“You’re My Best Friend” “You’re The First, The Last, My Everything” “Your Song”

Most Frequently Selected Songs:

“Hit Me with your Best Shot”
“This is Me”
“Our Song”
“Reflection”
“Black Horse Cherry Tree”
“Colors of the Wind”
“Sweet Home”
“I Will Survive”
“Part of Your World”
“Old Time Rock and Roll”

About the Dream Ticket:

Dream Ticket recipients must satisfy AMERICAN IDOL* TV program requirements in effect at time of use, such as age and residency (Season 8 – only ages 16-28 and U.S. citizens or legal permanent U.S. residents eligible to work full-time in U.S.). Dream Ticket does not include travel, meals, lodging or other expenses.

About the Audition:

Guests 14 or older inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios may audition to sing onstage that day at the attraction, subject to requirements in FAQs at Disneyworld.com/idol. Only a few singers will be chosen to sing onstage for each show. FAQs subject to change.

More information can be found in Frequently Asked Questions.

*AMERICAN IDOL® is a registered trademark of 19 TV Ltd. and FremantleMedia North America, Inc.

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