Scotty McCreery Becomes the First Latino to Win 'American Idol!'

All season long, we've been saying this is the year a Latino would take Idol and wouldn't you know it, a Latino did take American Idol! Part Puerto Rican contestant Scotty McCreery made history by becoming the first Latino to win American Idol, beating out fellow contestant Lauren Alaina

You predicted Scotty's win, too. Earlier today we asked our readers if Scotty would make history by becoming the first Latino winner in Idol history and 93.4 percent of you voted yes. Can we get a pa'lante

Scotty, we are so proud of you! Congratulations! 

Visit tomorrow morning for extended coverage on Scotty's historic win!