Lee DeWyze's true breakout moment came when he wrote an original song for The Walking Dead, "Blackbird Song", which has over 10Million YouTube views collectively, and 5M+ Spotify streams. The single has gone to sell more than 150K copies and was considered one of the top 10 most influential syncs in 2014 from the Musicians Gild of America.
Since the release of "Blackbird Song" in 2014, Lee has gone on to have more than 35 syncs and placements in TV shows such as Elementary, Suits, The Fosters, Nashville, Reign, Hart of Dixie, Bull and many others. His song " Don't Be Afraid" was the nation campaign song for 2 years for Blue Cross Blue Shield, and ESPN used his song " The Ride" in several NASCAR commercials/ His song" Fight" which was on the hot AC top 40 indepdent movie Sister. Lee also won an award from the LA Indie Film Festival for his video for the song " Fight", which he wrote and directed himself.
In 2016, Lee released his album " Oil and Water" which recieved high praise from both Billboard and Huffington Post, and was also considered a top 10 album of the year by Popdose.
In June of 2017, he signed a deal with SONGS publishing, and in July of 2017 he released his newest single "The Breakdown".