David Cook won by a wide margin of 12 million votes. Around 100 million votes were sent in for this finale of the 2008. David Cook won himself the turning point of his life – a recording contract. He had been a bartender and band member in Missouri.
won 56% of the total votes sent in while his rival, had 44%. On Tuesday night, Simon Cowell gave the winning comments to David Archuleta for his smooth delivery of all 3 songs. David Cook was criticized for his daring delivery of a new song that he had never tried before. However, America has chosen David Cook as their new American Idol.It remains to be seen if Simon Cowell would