Phillip Phillips hails from Leesburg, Georgia and his first flight ever landed him in Los Angeles, to compete on American Idol. The young...
Phillip Phillips Wants Out of "Opressive" American Idol Contract
Phillip Phillips is singing an unhappy tune at the moment.
The American Idol champion has filed a legal claim with the California Labor Commissioner because he wants to void his management, recording and merchandising agreements with the show's music label, 19 Entertainment.
21 Hot Songs of Summer: Your Ultimate Warm Weather Playlist!
Summer might not officially begin until June 21, but unofficially, the hottest season of the year is here. Bathing suits, sunscreen, and the beach are all calling our names.
You know what else this season needs? More... MUSIC. Songs of summer, to be exact.
Phillip Phillips Releases Music Video for "Gone, Gone, Gone"
While a new batch of contestants battle to become this year's American Idol, the Season 11 champion is making new headlines this week.
The singer has released the follow-up to his smash single "Home," coming out with the official video for "Gone, Gone, Gone."
Phillip Phillips' Mother: Arrested for DUI
Maybe she just wants to get Home.
Sheryl Phillips, the mother of last year's American Idol champion, was arrested yesterday on charges of DUI.
Phillip Phillips Speaks on Surgery
He may have spent months on the American Idol stage, earning millions of votes in order to be crowned the 11th champion in series history, but Phillip Phillips is not anxious for a break.
Speaking to reporters for the first time since undergoing kidney surgery, the singer said he's sick of recovery and excited to perform in front of fans this summer on tour.
Phillip Phillips Undergoes Successful Surgery, On Target for Tour Opening
It's been a back and forth few weeks for Phillip Phillips since being named American Idol champion, but we can now confirm the singer has, indeed, undergone a six-and-a-hour surgery to remove especially large kidney stones that were too large to pass.
He's recovering and is on track to take part in every tour stop this summer.
Phillip Phillips "Doing Well," To Participate in Full American Idol Tour
Very good news for American Idol fans across the country: Phillip Phillips WILL be coming to a venue near you.
The Season 11 champion has been battling kidney problems for months and was scheduled to undergo surgery late last month that may have caused him to miss the opening couple dates on the show's upcoming summer tour.
Phillip Phillips Makes American Idol History
Move over, Kelly Clarkson. Take a seat, Carrie Underwood. Continue to toil away in obscurity, Ruben Studdard.
Phillip Phillips has made history.
Phillip Phillips' Kidney Surgery Postponed Due to High Fever
Ailing American Idol winner Phillip Phillips will not have his long overdue kidney surgery today as scheduled, because he's burning up with a fever.
As if he weren't enduring enough turmoil, Phillips now has a bad sinus infection that has triggered a high fever. As a result, surgeons will not operate.
Phillip Phillips Loves Girlfriend, Embraces Talent
We're sorry to say it, ladies, but: Phillip Phillips has a girlfriend. And he's head over heels for the unnamed brunette.
"She is so excited for me," the 21-year old told reporters in a conference call yesterday. "She supported me throughout all of this, and I love her to death."
Phillip Phillips Reacts to American Idol Victory
He is the champion, our friends.
It took months of performing and over 132 million votes, but Phillip Phillips was finally crowned the American Idol winner last night. And while the outcome may have been clear to many fans for a long time now, try telling that to the 11th title-holder in show history.
American Idol Results: Who Won?
Following a record 132 million votes, performances from Neil Diamond, Rihanna and Aerosmith and a proposal, American Idol crowned a season 11 champion tonight.
Was it ballad singer extraordinaire Jessica Sanchez? Or Dave Matthews prototype Phillip Phillips? Unlike Ryan Seacrest, we won't keep you in suspense for very long. The winner is...
American Idol Finale: Who Won the Night?
One episode. Two finalists. Three songs.
Phillip Phillips squared off against Jessica Sanchez tonight, with the American Idol Season 11 crown at stake. Each contestant was tasked with singing a trio of tracks:
Phillip Phillips vs. Jessica Sanchez: Who Will Win?
We're down to two on American Idol. The final two. Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez.
One is a young white male who is easy on the eyes and plays the guitar. In other words: the same exact pedigree as the last four winners.
Phillip Phillips: Urged to Seek Medical Help
Might the success of Phillip Phillips on American Idol be jeopardizing his health? Without a doubt, YES, according to the singer's doctors.
TMZ reports that the finalist's physicians are adamant: Phillips needs surgery to repair a kidney issue as soon as possible. His family doctor even spent the entire day last Saturday - during Phillip's Idol-sponsored trip home to Georgia - by the contestant's side.
American Idol Results: Who Made the Finals?
I love you guys so much because you have the courage to have a dream.
That's what Steven Tyler told the remaining three American Idol contestants tonight. Alas, for one of Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet, the dream is now over. So... following a painful Ice Age 3 tie-in and a performance by Adam Lambert, who got voted out of season 11?
American Idol Performance Recap: Jams by Jimmy
First, the American Idol finalists listened to the judges last night.
Then, they were given the freedom to select their own songs.
American Idol Performance Recap: Round 2!
Ding! Ding! It's time for round two.
Following opening performances chosen by the judges last night, American Idol finalists Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet were left to choose their own material. Who made the best selection? Watch. Decide. Vote.
American Idol Performance Recap: Passing Judge-ment
It was a busy Tuesday for the trio of remaining American Idol finalists last night, as Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet sang three songs apiece.
That's a total of nine performances in two hours. Which of the opening acts did you like best? The judges selected the first numbers last night and we've posted each below. Watch now and then vote on your favorite.
American Idol Final 4 Review, Take 2: Wishes Granted
First, the American Idol finalists took on to California last night, covering singles by artists or bands that hailed from the Golden State.
American Idol Final 4 Review: California, There They Went!
Note to American Idol: Who the heck is picking the weekly themes this season?!?
With the assignments growing more and more random, last night the final four finalists - Phillip Phillips, Hollie Cavanagh, Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez - were tasked with singing on track by a California native band or artist; and one they wish they had written themselves.
American Idol Power Rankings: The Final 4
Who will take over the top spot? Which of the final four do you think will will the title? Read on. Find out. Vote.
American Idol Performance Review: Great Britain, Great Performances?
After traveling back to the 1960s for their first round of performances last night, the final five on American Idol traveled overseas.
They covered a slew of British pop songs, with Joshua Ledet once again leading the way and an interesting race to the bottom unfolding. Who will be eliminated this week? Watch the second set of Idol covers from this week and then vote on the best...