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‘American Idol’s’ Phillip Phillips Debuts Album Cover, Announces November Release

Cory Lopez | October 15, 2012 - 3:53 pm

Phillip Phillips is coming to store shelves near you.

FOX’s American Idol winner is poised to release his freshman studio album, The World from the Side of the Moon, on Nov. 19 — the very same day that first-ever Idol champ Kelly Clarkson is set to drop her Greatest Hits – Chapter 1.
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‘American Idol’s’ Phillip Phillips Talks ‘Home’ and His First Tour on ‘Today’ (VIDEO)

Lauren DiMascio | August 28, 2012 - 11:47 am

“Yeah, it’s pretty insane. I never thought any of this would ever happen. It’s a true blessing,” American Idol champion Phillip Phillips told Savannah Guthrie on the Today Show Tuesday right before being surprised with a platinum record plaque for his single, “Home.”

With the use of his single as the theme for… More »

Phillip Phillips Debuts Original Song ‘Take Me Away’ — Listen Now (VIDEO)

| August 23, 2012 - 2:37 pm

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips debuted on Tuesday an original song before a small audience at Mix 106.1 in Philadelphia.

The mid-tempo track, titled “Take Me Away,” is, for lack of a better comparison, very Dave Matthews-esque. The ditty tells the story of a man who desperately wants his lady friend to pull… More »

‘American Idol’ Champ Phillip Phillips’ Debuts Video for Olympics Theme Song ‘Home’ (VIDEO)

Cory Lopez | August 3, 2012 - 11:09 am

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips is back on top.

Not only has his chart-topping coronation single, “Home,” hit certified gold sales, but the song has shot back up to No. 1 on the iTunes charts thanks to prime placement in NBC’s Olympics coverage; it serves as the theme song for the U.S. women’s… More »

‘American Idol’ Tour Kicks Off in Detroit: Set List Features Songs From Adele, One Direction

Gabrielle Chung | July 7, 2012 - 6:39 pm

Just because Phillip Phillips nabbed the title of season 11’s American Idol, doesn’t mean the music has stopped.

On Friday, the top 10 finalists kicked off the series’ annual American Idols Live tour in Detroit, Mich., with a set list filled with music’s greatest hits.

Though the 21-year-old Phillips — who… More »

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips: My New Music Will Not Be Like ‘Home’ (VIDEO)

Taryn Ryder | June 20, 2012 - 7:18 pm

Celebuzz caught up with American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips in Hollywood, Calif. Wednesday, where the Top 10 are preparing for their upcoming 45-city “Idols Live” tour this summer.

Phillips’ coronation track Home climbed to the top of the charts quickly after he was crowned the new idol, but fans shouldn’t expect his… More »

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips on Successful Surgery: ‘I’m Healing Quickly, Ready to Start My Career’

| June 12, 2012 - 2:03 pm

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips checked out of the hospital Sunday afternoon after undergoing kidney surgery in Los Angeles and is ready to hit the road for the AI season 11 tour.

“I’m so glad the surgery went well and that I’m healing quickly. I’m ready to start my career and play music for… More »

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Out of Hospital After Kidney Surgery

| June 12, 2012 - 8:20 am

American Idol champ Phillip Phillips checked out of the hospital Sunday afternoon after undergoing kidney surgery in Los Angeles, E! News is exclusively reporting.

“I’m out of the hospital and back to work,” the 21-year-old from Leesburg, GA, said. “Looking forward to the future.”

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‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Undergoes Six-Hour Surgery to Remove ‘Enormous’ Kidney Stones

| June 7, 2012 - 11:50 am

American Idol champ Phillip Phillips finally underwent surgery in Los Angeles on Wednesday to remove the “enormous” kidney stones inside his body, according to TMZ.

The report said the surgery took six and a half hours to complete. Phillips, unable to pass the stones on his own due to their size, is said… More »

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips’ Postponed Kidney Surgery Won’t Affect Tour

| May 30, 2012 - 1:52 pm

The show must go on! That’s the case for American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, who had been has been forced to reschedule a kidney operation after falling ill with a high fever.

Although he will have to move back the procedure, a source tells Celebuzz that this “will not affect the tour.”
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Will Phillip Phillips — And ‘American Idol’ — Find Success After Season 11?

| May 25, 2012 - 2:00 pm

On Wednesday, American Idol crowned its 11th winner, when 21-year-old Phillip Phillips triumphed over Jennifer Holliday’s apparent new BFF, Jessica Sanchez, 16.

Now, Phillip — a native from Leesburg, GA, who often drew comparisons to the likes of Dave Matthews during his run on the show — will test the tricky waters of… More »

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips To Undergo Urgent Kidney Surgery

Gabrielle Chung | May 24, 2012 - 4:01 pm

He may have came out on top during Wednesday’s American Idol season finale, but Phillip Phillips is going under the knife for an urgent kidney surgery in the upcoming week.

The 21-year-old will undergo a procedure to reconstruct his kidney following a build up of kidney stones in his system. According to TMZ,… More »

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