American Idol 2012 winner Phillip Phillips finally went under the knife on Wednesday for desperately needed kidney surgery. Phillip Phillips, who won American Idol 2012 in May, battled severe pain all season due to a genetic disorder that causes his body to produce large, unpassable kidney stones.
Phillip Phillips, 21, has needed surgery to remove a buildup of huge kidney stones since he began competing on American Idol 2012. He delayed the kidney surgery because he wanted desperately to finish out the competition. Although he was often in excruciating pain, it paid off in the end when he won American Idol 2012 over petite powerhouse Jessica Sanchez.
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American Idol 2012 runner-up Jessica Sanchez was understandably upset by her loss in this year’s finals, but she admires the perseverance of opponent Phillips Phillips, who battled a painful kidney condition throughout the competition.
One of Jessica Sanchez’s biggest disappointments was actually failing to win this year’s American Idol 2012 crown for the ladies. A guy has now been the American Idol winner for five years on a row.
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American Idol 2012 winner Phillips Phillips has made Idol history by hitting 278,000 downloads of “Home” and debuting at No 2. on the Hot Digital Songs chart. “Home” had the second-best digital sales week for any Idol contestant, debuting just slightly lower than Kelly Clarkson‘s “My Life Would Suck Without You” with 280,000 downloads in 2009.
Phillip Phillips’ “Home” also nabbed the record for the most downloaded song after an American Idol finale, beating out David Cook‘s finale song “The Time of My Life” from season 7. “Home” was also the fourth highest debut of the year so far behind Justin Bieber, Maroon 5 and Katy Perry.
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American Idol 2012 winner Phillip Phillips was reportedly scheduled for vital kidney surgery on Tuesday, but it looks like he will have to wait a little longer before he goes under the knife. According to the latest reports, the Phillip Phillips surgery has been postponed because the American Idol winner is suffering from a high fever.
Phillips Phillips suffers from a congenital kidney disorder that creates huge kidney stones that cannot be naturally passed out of the body. The American Idol 2012 winner had to go through eight prior surgeries to relieve the extremely painful buildup of kidney stones during his time on season 11. This latest surgery will reportedly be to do repair work on his right kidney, which has been ravaged by his condition.
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On the American Idol 2012 results show tonight, after five months of grueling competition, an American Idol 2012 winner will finally be crowned. Who won American Idol 2012 all depends on your votes.
Will we finally have a female American Idol winner with Jessica Sanchez after four years of men dominating the finale? Or will Phillip Phillips continue the winning streak and make it a fifth year in a row that a guy has taken home the title. Join us for our American Idol 2012 results show recap and find out with us who won American Idol 2012!
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On the American Idol 2102 results show for the final two Wednesday night, almost anything could and probably will happen. Despite a majority of American Idol predictions leaning toward Phillip Phillips as the one who will take home the top prize, there is still a strong possibility Jessica Sanchez could walk away as the American Idol 2012 winner against the odds.
Let’s face it, the odds are not in favor of Jessica Sanchez as the winner of American Idol 2012. The American Idol winner for the past four years in a row has been a young, cute, white guy with a guitar. Obviously American voters (especially the all important cellphone toting tweens) love those handsome boys with the golden voices.
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