From left: Season 7 winner David Cook; Season 8 winner Kris Allen; Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze; Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery; and Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. (Photos by Getty Images)Last week we asked our readers to choose the greatest White Guy with a Guitar (WGWG) who's won American Idol, and after more than a thousand votes, Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery came out on top.Thanks to Scotty's active online fans, he won 58 percent of the vote, crushing David Cook, Kris Allen, and...Read Full Story
Well this is disheartening to hear. It seems last year's American Idol winner, Phillip Phillips, might not be able to make it to the show's finale next week since the singer has cancelled eight tour dates and been ordered to stay off the road under "doctor's orders," he revealed on Facebook on Monday."Hey guys, due to doctor's orders I have to postpone my last few tour dates," he wrote. "They will be rescheduled!" On the bright side, Phillips said he's, "Looking forward to seeing you all on...Read Full Story
American Idol alum Phillip Phillips' mom is making headlines today after it was revealed that she was arrested for DUI Thursday. TMZ reports Sheryl Phillips was taken into custody after an undercover unit observed her swerving her van across lanes of traffic in Albany, Georgia.
She was pulled over and officers on the scene had reason to believe she was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. She was apparently not able to complete a field sobriety test given during the stop...Read Full Story
Thanks to its primo placement as the theme song for the U.S. women's gymnastics team, Phillip Phillips' American Idol coronation song "Home" is experiencing a surge in popularity.The folksy tune has already been certified platinum gold, and this week it shot back up to No. 1 on the iTunes chart. Eager to capitalize on the popularity resurgence, Phillips has released a new music video for "Home" that showcases the low-key troubador's life on the road.“It’s like a documentary-type thing,” the...Read Full Story
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