American Idol has FINALLY crowned its season 11 winner, after a whopping, record-breaking 132 million votes!!!
Last night on the 2-hour star-studded finale, Phillip Phillips took home the title, with 16 year old Jessica Sanchez not far behind!!
Season ten winner, Scotty McCreery presented the silver microphone trophy to Phil, right before he took the stage to sing his winner’s song, Home!
Check out Phil’s winning moment — confetti, tears and all — (above)!!!
We really like the song they chose this year for him…definitely not as cheesy as some winners’ songs of the past! LOLz!
After the big win, Phil took to his Twitter, tweeting:
Wow. Thank you everyone so much. I cant say that enough. Im so overwhelmed. #fb
— Phillip Phillips (@PPhillipsAI11) May 24, 2012
Congratulations Phillip!!! And Jessica should be proud of herself, as well!
Idol fans will get the chance to see their favorites LIVE, when Phillip, Jessica and the other top ten contestants soon embark on a multi-city tour, starting July 6 in Detroit!!