Phillip Phillips is an American rock singer. He is popularly known as the winner of the eleventh series of the television singing competition, American Idol. The coronation single Home was widely recognized as the highest selling track presented by Idol winners in the history of the series. His performances presented on the show were released in two compilations under the titles “Phillip Phillips: Journey to the Finale” and “American Idol Season 11 Highlights.” In 2012, post the Idol finale, Phillip released his debut album titled “The World from the Side of the Moon.” Selling over one hundred and fifty thousand copies, the album reached the Billboard 200 and debuted on number four. Early in 2013, the album earned gold status by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and by fall it had earned the platinum status. The talented artist has made quite an impression in the United States; the album sales have crossed one million whereas the single sales have exceeded six million.
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Phillip Phillips was a child prodigy who developed an interest in music when he was fourteen years old. Phillip mastered the skill of playing guitar under the supervision and guidance of Benjamin Neil, his mentor, his friend and his brother-in-law. He started his music career with a group named “Phillip Phillips Band” with Neil and his other brother-in-law Todd Urick. Together, they performed in numerous local arenas and covered several events. In 2010, he won "Albany Star", a local singing contest. Phillip’s list of favorite singers includes Jonny Lang, Damien Rice, Tool, Mumford & Sons, John Butler and Dave Matthews among others. Inspired by such talented musicians, Phillip himself has become an inspiration for many upcoming artists. He will soon be coming to your hometown to showcase his hit numbers live on stage. Get cheap Phillip Phillips tickets and prepare to enjoy an event featuring pop and rock tunes.
The American Idol winner set off on the “American Idol LIVE Tour” post the season finale. The tour featured Top 10 performers from season eleven of the show. He opened at the “2012 World Series” by performing the national anthem. The success gathered by the hit coronation single Home has been used to cover the Olympics, numerous commercials, TV shows and movie trailers. The single earned quadruple status in the United States and Canada along with gold status in New Zealand. Selling about two million copies, the single Gone, Gone, Gone earned platinum status in the US and Canada. Enjoy hit musical compositions live on stage in an arena near you. The talented artist will soon be performing in Cincinnati, Columbia, Vancouver, Boston, Philadelphia, Indianapolis and many more cities. Make sure you get Phillip Phillips tickets in time so that you do not miss out the chance to meet your favorite artist.
For his musical compositions, Phillip has earned several nominations for awards such as Teen Choice Awards, World Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, MuchMusic Video Awards, American Music Awards and more. In 2013, the twenty-three year old opened for an American rock band called “Matchbox Twenty on their North America tour. Following this, Phillip headlined college tours with a four-piece acoustic band and an electric band. Later that year, he also opened for John Mayer as part of his “Born and Raised World Tour.” The international music festival “Rock in Rio” also featured a rocking performance of Phillip Phillips.
Last year, Phillip announced that his second album will be introduced sometime in 2014. Titled “Behind the Light,” the album was released recently in May 2014. Earlier this year, the single Raging Fire surfaced as the debut track from his upcoming album. Keep an eye for the artist as he will soon be coming to your city. Visit the arena with your loved ones to dance to the rocking tunes of the artist.