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Lee DeWyze releases 'The Breakdown from forthcoming fall release

Lee DeWyze "Breakdown"cover art
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Singer-songwriter Lee DeWyze has released his new single “The Breakdown”. The season nine American Idol winner's real breakout moment came when he wrote an original song for "The Walking Dead". The “Blackbird Song” has over 10 Million YouTube views collectively, and 5M Spotify streams. The single has gone on to sell more than 100k copies.

Since the release of “Blackbird Song," DeWyze has gone on to have more than 35 syncs and placements in TV shows such as "Elementary", "Suits", "The Fosters",
"Nashville", "Reign", "Hart of Dixie", "Bull", and many others. His song “Don’t Be Afraid” was the national campaign song for 2 years for Blue Cross Blue Shield, and ESPN used his song “The Ride” in several NASCAR commercials. His song “Fight” which was on the Hot AC Top 40 chart for 10 weeks straight was featured in the highly acclaimed independent movie, "Sister". DeWyze also won an award from the LA Indie Film Festival for his video for the song “Fight”, which he wrote and directed himself.

In 2016, DeWyze released his album “Oil and Water” which received high praise. He also released the single, “Weight” in Dec of 2016, which was featured in the season finale of CBS’ Elementary. Originally written for the feature “Collateral Beauty”, this song was a turning point in his writing career.

In June of 2017, Lee signed a publishing deal with SONGS publishing. When not in his studio writing, DeWyze is consistently touring the US, performing over 100 shows per year for the past 4 years. He has most recently opened for Lady Antebellum, and also performed at The Sundance Film Festival, The Grammy Foundation, MusiCares, and SXSW. DeWyze currently has tour dates booked through August.

For more information and tour dates for Lee DeWyze: http://leedewyzeofficial.com