Phillip Phillips Biography, Age, wife, American Idol, Albums, Songs, and Tour        

Phillip Phillips Biography

Phillip Phillips (Phillip LaDon Phillips Jr.) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor well known for having won the eleventh season of American Idol on May 23, 2012. His coronation song, “Home,” became the all-time best selling song from American Idol. His debut album The World from the Side of the Moon was released in 2012. His second album, Behind the Light, was released in 2014. His third album, Collateral was released January 19, 2018.

Phillip Phillips Age

Phillips was born on 20th of  September 1990 in Albany, Georgia, He is 28 years old as of 2018.

Phillip Phillips Family | Young

He was born to Phillip LaDon Phillips, Sr. and Sheryl Jacks. His family relocated to Leesburg, Georgia at the age of 12 where he was raised up together with his two elder sisters, LaDonna and Lacey.

Phillip Phillips Wife

Phillips is married to his longtime girlfriend, Hannah Blackwell, the pair got married on 24th October 2015 at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia. The wedding was attended by almost 250 guests including families and close friends. The pair met for the first time in 2008 at an event for his sister’s charity organization, Mission Change. Phillips announced his relationship with his current wife to Ryan Seacrest, American Idol anchor after the show’s finale. On 26th December 2014, the couple announced their engagement via social media. He wrote on his facebook.

Phillip Phillips Education

Phillips was enrolled at the County High School, he later graduated majoring in Industrial Systems Technology from Albany Technical College though he could not attend the graduation ceremony due to his obligations to American Idol. When he was young, he used to work at his family’s pawn shop.

Phillip Phillips Career

Phillip began his career on the ‘American Idol LIVE Tour’ from July to September 2012, he then delivered the national anthem at the opening game of the 2012 World Series. He as well got featured on several live shows and primetime television shows like ‘Late Show with David Letterman’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, and also the American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards.

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In 2012 he released his debut studio album ‘The World from the Side of the Moon,’ under the production of Gregg Wattenberg. He as well wrote or co-wrote the majority of the lyrics in the album. The single ‘Where We Came From’ had been released in advance of the album as a free download on pre-order in 2012. The album was of great impact with both commercially and critically. It debuted at No. 4 in the Billboard 200 and recorded a sale of over a million copies. It acquired a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 2013.
With his second studio album, ‘Behind the Light,’ was released on May 19, 2014, and received a mixed reaction from different magazines and critics. The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 7 and recorded sales of over 123,000 copies in the US within the year.
On January 19, 2018, his third studio album ‘Collateral’ was released under the production of Ryan Hadlock.

Phillip Phillips American Idol

Phillips got to be auditioned for the reality competition show ‘American Idol’ in Savannah, Georgia and performed Stevie Wonder’s ‘Superstition’. He as well asked to sing another song while playing his guitar and he delivered Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’. He got was chosen among the top 25 semi-finalists after he cleared the Hollywood round and later the Las Vegas round. He, later on, moved forward into the top 13 semi-finalists.
He later performed one of Dave Matthews’ songs, ‘The Stone,’ and the audience, as well as the judges, found similarities between his and Dave Matthews’ singing style. Even Matthews himself praised Phillips when he was asked about this similarity and the imitation of his style.
Phillips suffered severe pain in his abdomen after the Top 13 performance and was taken to the hospital. He was diagnosed with kidney stones. He thought of quitting the show due to his medical problems but persisted nonetheless despite the pain.
He later advanced to the Top 3 finalists round. He as well delivered Bob Seger’s ‘We’ve Got Tonight’ and later advanced to the finale along with Jessica Sanchez. He won the show by beating Jessica Sanchez after a record 132 million votes were cast. Throughout the show, he had been the only contestant who was never in danger of elimination in any week of the competition.

Phillip Phillips Net worth

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Phillip Phillips Albums

  • Journey to the Finale-, 2012
  • The World from the Side of the Moon – 2012
  • Behind the Light- 2014
  • Collateral- 2018

Phillip Phillips Songs

  • 2012 – “We’ve Got Tonight”
  • 2012 – “Volcano”
  • 2012 – “Stand by Me”
  • 2012 – “Beggin’”
  • 2012 – “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)”
  • 2012 – “U Got It Bad”
  • 2012 – “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?”
  • 2012 – “Disease”
  • 2012 – “Fat Bottomed Girls”
  • 2012 – “Man on the Moon”
  • 2012 – “Home”
  • 2013 -“Gone, Gone, Gone”
  • 2013 – “Where We Came From”
  • 2014 – “Raging Fire”
  • 2014 – “Unpack Your Heart”
  • 2017 – “Miles”
  • 2018 – “Magnetic”

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