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Candice Glover Wins American Idol (VIDEO)

By Shari Weiss

VIDEO

(Daily Motion)

There’s a new “American Idol”!

Candice Glover was declared the music competition’s season 12 winner on Thursday’s finale.

The third time proved the charm for the powerhouse vocalist, who had auditioned for the series twice before.

Glover beat Kree Harrison in the first girl-versus-girl finale since the show’s third season.

The singer promptly broke down in tears as she was swarmed by her fellow contestants.

The judges panel and the entire arena were on their feet as Glover performed her coronation single, “I Am Beautiful.”

Check out the emotional video below!

Are you happy Glover won?

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