Phillip LaDon Phillips Jr. is an American singer-songwriter who won the eleventh season of American Idol on May 23, 2012. Prior to trying out for American Idol, he also auditioned on the second season of America’s Got Talent but did not make it to its finals. He was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for his album The World from the Side of the Moon, which was released in November 2012. His single “Home” became the highest selling coronation single from the Idol winners in the show’s history. Although he started playing guitar very young, Phillips did not start singing in public until he was 18, when his older sister asked him to sing at church one Sunday. Phillips was born in Albany, Georgia and grew up in Sasser and Leesburg.
Phillip Phillips Profile
Name: Phillip LaDon Phillips Jr.
Born: Sep 20, 1990
Birth Place: Albany, Georgia, U.S.
Education: Lee County High School, Albany Technical College
Profession: Musician, Singer
Father: Phillip LaDon “Donnie” Phillips, Sr.
Sister: LaDonna Phillips
- The World from the Side of the Moon
- Behind the Light
- Phillip Phillips: Journey to the Finale
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