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Phillip Phillips

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The winner of the 11th season of Fox's American Idol, singer Phillip Phillips is a soulful vocalist with a throaty style and a bent toward mixing acoustic singer/songwriter material with jam-oriented rock. Born in Leesburg, Georgia, Phillips began studying music in his teens. He eventually formed a group with brother-in-law Benjamin Neil and began performing locally. During this time, he won first place in the local singing competition Albany Star in 2010. While attending school at Albany Technical College, Phillips auditioned for American Idol, performing both Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" -- on which he accompanied himself on guitar. Phillips was sent through to the Hollywood rounds and eventually made it into the Top Ten after performing Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle." Phillips suffers from a congenital kidney condition; during his time on American Idol, Phillips underwent eight surgeries to remove stones. Despite the pain, he continued to compete on American Idol and ultimately beat out vocalist Jessica Sanchez for the top spot. He released his Idol-winning single, "Home," on May 23, 2012. The song was also included on his 2012 post-Idol performance compilation Journey to the Finale. After Idol wrapped, Phillips underwent successful reconstructive surgery. Once he'd recovered, Phillips went on tour with the American Idol LIVE Tour that summer and set about recording his debut album. Entitled The World from the Side of the Moon, the album appeared in November 2012, and was reissued in 2013 with three bonus tracks, which were culled from that year's Phillip Phillips:Live EP Phillips began recording his second proper album in 2013, working with producers Todd Clark and Gregg Wattenberg. "Raging Fire," the first single from these sessions, appeared in March 2014; it peaked at 10 on the U.S. Adult Top 40 chart and 58 on the Hot 100. In May 2014, Behind the Light was released. ~ Matt Collar
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Phillip Phillips

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Albums by
Phillip Phillips

Top Songs by
Phillip Phillips

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Home
  3.   Gone, Gone, Gone
  4.   Unpack Your Heart
  5.   Raging Fire
  6.   Where We Came From
  7.   So Easy
  8.   Get Up Get Down
  9.   Lead On
  10.   Trigger
  11.   Man on the Moon
  12.   Stand By Me
  13.   Hard to Handle
  14.   Hold On
  15.   That's All
  16.   Fool for You
  17.   Superstition
  18.   Grace
  19.   Wicked Game
  20.   The Stone
  21.   Face
  22.   Alive Again
  23.   Searchlight
  24.   Can't Go Wrong
  25.   Give a Little More
  26.   Midnight Sun
  27.   Open Your Eyes
  28.   A Fool's Dance
  29.   Tell Me a Story
  30.   In the Midnight Hour
  31.   Armless Crawler
  32.   Don't Trust Me
  33.   My Boy
  34.   Wanted Is Love
  35.   Still Rainin'
  36.   Volcano
  37.   Thicket
  38.   Drive Me
  39.   The Letter
  40.   Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
  41.   Hazel
  42.   Fly
  43.   We've Got Tonight

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