Phillip Phillips American Idol 2012 ‘Stand By Me’ Video 5/22/12

Phillip Phillips American Idol 2012 'SONG 1' Video 5/22/12

ROUND 1 – For the second round which was Simon Fuller’s choice Phillip Phillips performed “Stand By Me by Ben E. King tonight on American Idol.  The Top 2 took the stage and performed for their lives in the finale.  Did you miss tonight’s episode?  If you did we watched it and we recapped it here for you.  On last week’s show Joshia Ledet was sent home.   If you missed the show you can read our full and detailed recap here.  If you missed Joshua’s performances during the season you can see them here.

Tonight, the final 2 will be singing songs from three themes: 1. his or her favorite song from the whole series. 2. One song selected by Idol creator Simon Fuller. 3. his or her individual “new” single.

The contestants fighting tonight for the title of American Idol are: Phillip Phillips and  Jessica Sanchez.  Last week, producer Nigel Lithgoe revealed who was his favorite contestant, “I promised I would reveal my favorite when they were voted off the show so….. it was Joshua. However, I am thrilled for Jessica & Phillip.”

Judges Comments: Jennifer said, “this is a tough one because it is a battle of the opposites. At the end of the day America has a tough job.” Randy said, “the winner of round one is Jessica.” Steven didn’t have a chance to say anything.

You can vote for Phillip Phillips by calling 1-866-IDOLS-02 (1-866-436-5702) or Text “VOTE” to 5702 or 5704, or 5706 or 5708

Check out the video below and let us know what you thought of her performance?  Was it enough to win him the crown of American Idol?  Sound out in the comments below and let us know your thoughts.

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