Phillip LaDon Phillips, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter from Leesburg, Georgia. He won the eleventh season of American Idol on May 23, 2012. His coronation song "Home", released after his win, became the best selling of all coronation songs. His debut album The World from the Side of the Moon was released November 19 2012.
He has toured with Matchbox Twenty as well as some smaller headlining gigs at US universities. This summer he is slated to perform with John Mayer, Bruce Springstein and others