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Who Won 'American Idol' 2012?

Who Won 'American Idol' 2012?

The winner of American Idol season 11 has been announced!

Sixteen-year-old powerhouse singer Jessica Sanchez and 21-year-old heartthrob Phillip Phillips were the last two contestants standing in the finale.

A record number of votes were cast after last night’s sing off — 132 million!

During last evening’s performance show, the judges – Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, and Randy Jackson – crowned Phillip as their favorite after his original song performance.

On tonight’s results show, past Idol contestants Ace Young and girlfriend Diana Degarmo got engaged. Host Ryan Seacrest pulled the couple up on stage where Ace proposed!

Click inside to find out who won American Idol season eleven…


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240 Responses to “Who Won 'American Idol' 2012?”

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  1. 51
    Bit*ch Says:

    Lol who didn’t saw this coming it’s always be them same the cutie hottie one always win but the one who have talent always in second or third .
    Just like Adam he should win but Kris the one who won , Same goes for scott. But don’t worry it’s not about who win the idol , it about who the one can last long in these music industry and I really sure Jessica the one .

  2. 52
    Sad Says:

    Race card. Wow. Sore losers all over. Face it. Phillip has more fans. That doesn’t take anything away from Jessica and her fans. I’m sure she will make music and all her fans can enjoy it. This wasn’t a racial thing. That’s just a copout.

  3. 53
    iamAMAZING Says:


  4. 54
    sdf Says:

    @Sad: seriously, the card thing is getting old. Is there another term you guys can use, instead of the ‘card’ thing?

  5. 55
    ls Says:

    He totally deserved it.

  6. 56
    Blue Says:

    yeah because American idol is deaf and only using other nationality to watch their show, Philip is white and Jessica is brown so do the math no one wins in American Idol, the choices are clear, White or Black never mind how bad or good their voice is it’s always going to be Black & White.
    Yes, America tried to boot out Jessica because she is a treat to all the contestant and that is the reality of this show, If you have an ear on music then you know Jessica is the winner unless you use your eyes instead your ears to their voice.

  7. 57
    mafel Says:

    i like philip’s style,he is so cute!altho jess’s voice is way amazing for a 16yr old girl,and this girl will go a long way for her talent,producers are rooting for her,some says she’s the next whitney houston or whatsoever. plus american idol is for americans not mix races…fyi!so dont wonder if jess’s didnt win,just my pov!

  8. 58
    Silence Says:

    They should just end this show

  9. 59
    Blue Says:

    Oh yeah your one of the deaf in america!

  10. 60
    Jal Says:

    @Eric: That is so true. :D

  11. 61
    Blue Says:

    Congratulation to both finalist! Finally the show is over!

  12. 62
    John Says:

    I feel frustrated about the results…very very frustrating! I can’t even waste my time to hear Philips sing. But anyway everybody knows that Jesica is the real deal. If she holds a concert I can even risk to walk a thousand miles just to see her sing. I hope that next season American idol should change its name to American white who got no talents.

  13. 63
    Rose Says:

    I’m sorry, but when everyone sits here and states that only little girls vote for Phillip, I laugh. I’m 30 and voted for him all season. To ME, he’s the ultimate package! I think Jessica is boring. All she sings are ballads and I don’t feel any emotion in her voice. She is a good technical singer; ok, GREAT techincal singer… But like I said, I just don’t FEEL it with her like I do with Phillip. To me that’s the difference. Yes I am sure lots of little girls vote and only vote because they think he’s cute, but that is not the only people who vote. People vote on who THEY personally like; not on who they think other people feel is the best singer. If so and so thinks Phillip, to them, is someone they’d buy an album from, why would they vote for Jessica? Same goes the other way. Honestly, I wish more females won on the show, and I really don’t think last years Scotty should have won. But maybe people are voting for the whole package, instead of just the voice. And in a way, that’s a good thing. Don’t we want a preformer and not JUST a singer that stands there on stage? I know that’s what I want.

  14. 64
    Yolanda Says:

    I preferred Phillip over Jessica but I really liked elise the best. IMO, Jessica should’ve gone home weeks ago.

  15. 65
    Mikka Says:

    Its obvious Phillip would win.. Even if we wanted Jessica to win!
    People in charge of American idol. Did this on purpose.
    They made Jessica in the top 2 because they know that’s how they will get millions of views and votes.And there rating will increase!!!

    Jessica was rigged. 132 million? Majority of those votes were for Jessica and that’s true. 

    Another WGWG won Ofcourse and I won’t be surprised if next season another WGWG wins.
    It just comes to show that American idol isn’t always about talent but is mostly about popularity and looks.

    I was hoping that Jessica would win American idol this season.
    She’s 16 years old and has amazing talent.
    Jessica will be HUGE. You’ll see later on..

    Phillip Phillps is talented but will be forgotten in a few months.

    Jessica deserved to win. But got rigged. 
    She’ll be successful. Way more then Phillip!

    You’re the winner Jessica even of you weren’t crowned American idol! 
    You’re the winner to all your fans! <3

  16. 66
    RR Says:

    Yes, Jessica has the chops, but she has no personality!!! Philip Philips is the whole package, congrats to him!! I’d see him in concert, her?? I don’t think so!!

  17. 67
    joyce Says:

    I love Phillip but I really hope Jessica had won. But I was not surprised when Phillip won. Another white guy with guitar. This would be the last time I’m going to watch AI. The winners are like scripted or anything else. Its just not fair.

  18. 68
    Selena Miranda Says:

    @Selena Miranda: To Carol–yaah.. your right
    Philips never changed from the very beginning till the end…hes SOOOO BBBBORING TO DEATH…he sings as if hes constipated or..has some ePHILLIPtic attack..LOL

  19. 69
    Joy Says:

    Another disappointment! Another goofy country boy! Every song he sang sounded the same. Jessica ran circles around him…she’s really the true winner and will be more successful in her career. By the end of the year, he will be forgotten.

  20. 70
    Sylvia Says:

    This is Idol show, not talent show we are talking about. The voters go for the one which they like, not the one that can sing. Sorry, but i think Philip is forgetable. I do hope those who votes for him buy his records. Don’t just vote for the sake of voting…cause the winner will suffer at the end.

  21. 71
    Sybil Says:

    Imagine listening to Phillip in a long concert – all his songs will sound the same. Country and Western, he belongs in Nashville, not Popville!

  22. 72
    Jneuman Says:

    American Idol has turned to ****, it’s not about talent anymore but about looks and what the public sees to be a “star” but true talent is always frowned upon depending on the physical visage of the person.. It’s truly sickening. Jessica is obviusly 99.9% better in all fields of musical genius. \

  23. 73
    Carol J. Says:

    Jessica is light years ahead of P.P. He reminds me of Joe Cocker( w/ strange facial & hand moves) who had one really good song. P.P. seems like a nice guy, but I think Jessica will have the career.

  24. 74
    Sybil Says:

    Yep, the judges should choose American Idol and not the public but that will never happen ‘cos its all to do with money, ratings etc……

  25. 75
    Bee Says:

    I am in Africa and was a fun of American idol, but not anymore. The truth is it is not about talent. So why waist our time watching.

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