American Idol winner David Cook performs in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The reigning American Idol champ, David Cook performed live in concert Thursday night at UNC-Wilmington's Trask Coliseum.

His show followed Wednesday night's show by former Idol contestant Kellie Pickler.

Cook played to a packed house of American Idol fans, and even the wet weather didn't put a damper on their excitement.

After a warm up, Cook began his show around 9:15 p.m.

He played to thousands, with fans coming from all over the Southeast to see him perform.

People said they were excited to see the reality show winner because he won American Idol with his own style, and fans were impressed that such a big star came to Wilmington to play.

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