132 millions votes were cast and the winner of “American Idol” 2012 is Phillip Phillips
Southern rocker and “Idol”-made heartthrob Phillip Phillips, 21, got the title of “American Idol”, bringing Season 11 to a close and he continue the streak of male winners on the contest.
Phillip Phillips couldn’t say a word and just started singing his new single. half way of the song he started tearing up and started hugging his family and the judges.
Highlights of American Idol 2012 finale:
- Musical Performance – The Top 12 – “Runaway Baby” by Bruno Mars
- Musical Performance – Phillip Phillips and John Fogerty – “Have you Ever Seen the Rain?” & “Bad Moon Rising” by CCR
- Musical Performance – Joshua Ledet and Fantasia – “Take Me to the Pilot” by Elton John
- Musical Performance – The Ladies of the Top 12 with Chaka Kahn – Medley
- Musical Performance – Rihanna – “Where Have You Been”
- Musical Performance – Skylar Laine and Reba – “Turn on the Radio”
- Musical Performance – Jessica Sanchez – “I Will Always Love You”
- Musical Performance – The Guys of the Top 12 with Neil Diamond – Medley
- Top 12 Singing the Phone Book
- Musical Performance – Jennifer Lopez “Going In’” and “Follow the Leader”
- Musical Performance – Hollie Cavanagh and Jordin Sparks – “Never Walk Alone”
- Top 12 Guys Musical Performance singing Beegees Medley (Tribute to Robin Gibb)
- Musical Performance of Jennifer Holliday and Jessica Sanchez – “And I’m Telling You”
- Musical Performance of the band Aerosmith – “Legendary Child” and “Walk This Way”
- Musical Performance – Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips – “Up Where We Belong”
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