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Hany Abu-Assad is the Palestinian Idol . . . Reluctantly

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

"Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards," noted Soren Kierkgaard, but what if you don't see much of a future for yoursel...

Teens At Deaf Film Camp Put Soulful Sign Language Spin On Phillip Phillips' 'Home'

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.18.2015 | Good News

A group of talented teen filmmakers is making sure everyone feels at home. Teens at Deaf Film Camp, a two-week camp for aspiring filmmakers who are d...

Phillip Phillips Wants Out Of His 'Idol' Contract | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

Phillip Phillips says "American Idol" producers are ruining his career ... and he wants out of his contract with them before he goes in the dumper....

'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Is Engaged!

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment

"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips is tying the knot! The star announced news of his engagement to longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell on his...

Chef Jeff Mauro and Singer Phillip Phillips at the Food Network in Concert

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.23.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In a very fun and off-the-cuff interview, I met with funny man, Jeff Mauro, host of "The Sandwich King" and "The Kitchen," and Phillip Phillips whose platinum album, "The World from the Side of the Moon" sold 9 Million copies after he won the 11th season of American Idol.

"Peace": Chatting with O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge, Jordy Towers of SomeKindaWonderful and Iamsu!, Plus Dom Flemons and Mike Sempert Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge Mike Ragogna: Hey Marc, it looks like O.A.R.'s bringing peace to the world! Marc Roberge: [laughs] The son...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's "Free to Love" Singer/Songwriter LP

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Listen to mainstream radio, and you'll find it difficult to tell one artist from the other. New hooks are old hooks. Recycled is the new original. Sur...

Conversations With Phillip Phillips, Matisyahu (With 'Hard Way' Exclusive), Elizaveta and Filmmaker Kristian Day

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Phillip, the songs on Behind The Light -- not exactly a light album -- seem deeper or a little more introspective than those of your previous album, The World From The Side Of The Moon. What was the creative process like for this new one?

'American Idol' Winner's Mother Arrested | Posted 04.17.2013 | Celebrity

Cheryl Phillips, the mother of "American Idol" Season 11 champion Phillip Phillips' has been arrested in Georgia for driving under the influence....

Can Marco Rubio Remix the Republican Party?

Ian Bremmer | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Ian Bremmer

As Marco Rubio tries to juggle his conservative base and more centrist voters, he'll face a two-front media battle. Whether he likes it or not, when Rubio announces his candidacy, he needs to take another line from "Clique" to heart: "Everything I do need a news crew's presence."

What To Watch This New Year's Eve

Posted 12.31.2012 | TV

As 2012 comes to a close, viewers will have a lot of New Year's Eve TV programming to pick from. There's something for everyone tonight, whether you'r...

Phillip Phillips Announces Album Release Date | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

Back in August, when American Idol winner Phillip Phillips told 95.5 WPLJ that his debut album wouldn’t come out until “January or February,” so...

The Real Winners Of The Olympics?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment

Aly Raisman isn't the only one having a surprisingly good week in London. British acts Dizzee Rascal, the Arctic Monkeys and Two Door Cinema Club all ...

'American Idol' Winner To Leave Hospital After Six-Hour Sugery

TMZ | Posted 08.12.2012 | Celebrity

"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips was in far worse condition than anyone thought before he went under the knife ... TMZ has learned....

Gossip Gram: Fifty Shades of Grey and a Reality Star Update

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 08.04.2012 | Entertainment
Roseanne Colletti

This week, I'm joined by Nicole Karlis of to talk about the latest celebrity comings and goings! I've got all the scoop on American Idol winner Phillip Phillips and the truth on Bethenny Frankel's rumored divorce.

'American Idol' Runner-Up Jessica Sanchez Reveals Plans To Record A Spanish-Language Album (EXCLUSIVE)

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices

The entire time she was competing on "American Idol," half-Mexican contestant Jessica Sanchez knew she had the support of the Latino community. In fac...

PHOTO: 'American Idol' Is 'The Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

When Phllip Phillips admitted he didn't really like his coronation song, "Home," the situation struck us as a bit unfair. After all, with the song cha...

Phillip Phillips for President

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Why do we need an idol who is both authentic and humble? Here are 20 quick reasons as to why could we use a little humility and authenticity -- a little Phillip Phillips -- in our personal, public and political lives.

Kris Allen Slams 'Idol'

Posted 05.25.2012 | TV

Should "American Idol" call it quits? Kris Allen seems to think so. Despite being proclaimed "vanilla" and a "guy with no personality" by HuffPost...

Phillip Phillips Refused Doctor's Orders To Get Kidney Surgery Until He Won "American Idol"

Posted 05.25.2012 | Celebrity

"American Idol" winner Philip Phillips endured severe kidney stones throughout his time on the show, refusing to get kidney surgery until he triumphed...

LISTEN: 'American Idol' Winner's First Single

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

Phillip Phillips may be the fifth "White Guy With a Guitar" to win "American Idol," but the 21-year-old from Georgia may be the first "WGWG" to have a...

'American Idol' Winner To Undergo Urgent Kidney Surgery

TMZ | Posted 07.25.2012 | Celebrity

Newly-crowned "American Idol" champ Phillip Phillips will finally undergo urgent kidney surgery next week, TMZ has learned....

Is American Idol Ageist?

Brent Green | Posted 07.24.2012 | Fifty
Brent Green

Older artists can achieve extraordinary dreams if given a chance.

'Idol' Winner Inspires Nation After Enduring 8 Surgeries During Season

Posted 05.25.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: Friday, May 25, 9:50 a.m. EST "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips' talent is undeniably inspirational -- but it's his quiet tenacity t...

'Idol' Finale: Why Phillip Phillips And The 'White Guy With Guitar' Trend Are Bad For Business

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.24.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

Regardless of how telegraphed last night's result might have been, it's still disappointing that talent continues to play second-fiddle to a pretty face, or what color that pretty face happens to be.