Candice Glover takes home Idol Crown

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American Idol found its Candy Girl, as Candice Glover was crowned the season 12 “American Idol” winner.  The 23-year-old from St. Helena Island, South Carolina, became “Idol’s” first female winner since Jordin Sparks in 2007.    Kree Harrison, the 22-year-old country-soul singer from Woodville, Texas, was the evening’s runner up.   The show featured performances by Mariah Carey,  Keith Urban and  Jennifer Lopez.