Phillip Phillips wins American Idol

21 year old Phillip Phillips has beaten Filipina-Mexican Jessica Sanchez to be crowned the winner of American Idol 2012 amid a record breaking 132 million votes cast. In its eleventh season, Idol shows that despite X Factor and Simon Cowell’s jumping ship, the multi-million dollar franchise is still top of the pops. The much expected … Continue reading

Country is the big winner as Scotty McCreery wins season 10 of American Idol

Deep-voiced country singer Scotty McCreery won the tenth season of “American Idol” on Wednesday, defeating rival Lauren Alaina who had been dubbed the front-runner by the show’s judges heading into the night. It shows the strength of country music that both finalists were of that genre, a mile away from the usual pop winners in … Continue reading