Phillip Phillips Crowned ‘American Idol’

May 24, 2012 |  by  |  Breaking News
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Phillip Phillips was crowned the new “American Idol” on Wednesday after beating out Jessica Sanchez.

Phillips, 21, who before Idol fame, used to work in a pawn shop, hails from Leesburg, Ga. Even though his bluesy sound won over America, he still looked stunned as host Ryan Seacrest announced him a winner.

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After being crowned, the winner wooed the audience with his new single, “Home.”

I have no idea why I won, man. I guess some people liked the music that I was doing. I’m just lucky. … I was just doing my thing each week.

Awe, how sweet and humble!

Last year’s winner was Scotty McCreery, preceded by Lee DeWyze, Kris Allen and David Cook.

Congrats!

 


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  1. Keep reading for more Phillip Phillips news… after the jump!

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