American Idol Winner: Caleb Johnson

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LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Rocker Caleb Johnson is the new ``American Idol,'' winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.

The 23-year-old Johnson, of Asheville, North Carolina, was announced on Wednesday's ``American Idol'' finale as the audience's choice.

But 17-year-old Irene of Farmington Hills, Michigan, will get a consolation prize. The two competitors and friends are set to attend her high school prom, host Ryan Seacrest said.

 

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