Phillip Phillips an American singer from Leesburg, Georgia has been announced the winner of the 11th season of American Idol. Phillip Phillips beat out 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez and turns Champion to win American Idol Finale on Wednesday, becoming the fifth male singer back to back to take the title and a guaranteed recording contract.
For the questions being searched for a long time on the net like who won American Idol 2012? who is the winner of American Idol season 11? Here is the answer Phillip Phillips Is The New American Idol. PhillipPhillips, 21 year-old guitar player from Georgia defeated ballad singer Jessica Sanchez, 16, of California in the public vote.
Ryan Seacrest, host of ‘American Idol’ said a world record 132 million votes were given by phone, text and online for the two finalists. The winner was declared eventually after finale on Wednesday featuring performances by Rihanna, Neil Diamond, Reba McEntire as well as ‘Idol’ judge Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tylers band Aerosmith. Phillips got stunned as Seacrest took his name, and could not finish his performance of his new single ‘Home’ as he eventually won all his efforts.