Phillip LaDon Phillips Jr., popularly known as Phillip Phillips in the music industry, is an American singer who won the eleventh edition of the American singing talent show ‘American Idol’ in 2012. He holds the record for the all-time best selling song from ‘American Idol’ after his coronation song titled ‘Home’ broke all the previous records. After his win in the reality talent show, Phillips has released three studio albums to date, ‘The World from the Side of the Moon’, ‘Behind the Light’, and ‘Collateral’. Two of his albums have featured in the top ten of the US Billboard 200. While growing up, he listened to popular rock bands like ‘Led Zeppelin’ as well as artists like Jimi Hendrix. Later, he came into the influence of the likes of Dave Matthews, Damien Rice, and John Butler. His debut album, ‘The World from the Side of the Moon’ was platinum-certified in both the United States and Canada. The singer has been nominated for the Teen Choice Awards and the Billboard Music Awards many times. He has been actively touring in different parts of the country as well as in Canada and has successfully earned his fair share of fame within a short period.