Phillip Phillips crowned as this year's American Idol!


The Leesburg, Georgia native takes home the big prize!

Hey M Girls!

Last night was the finale we've all been waiting for -- after weeks of tuning in and voting, we anxiously watched the two-hour American Idol finale to see who would come out on top! In the end, it was Phillip Phillips who was named this year's American Idol!

After 132 million votes were cast, Ryan Seacrest announced that Phillip beat power house, Jessica Sanchez. The 21-year-old cutie is now the 11th person to be crowned as American Idol!

Check out Phillip's winning song, "Home" here:

Even though Jessica came in second place, she had a big night too! Jess gave the performance of a lifetime singing the classic tune, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going...", with legendary singer, Jennifer Holliday.

Check it out here:

The star-studded finale was a night we won't soon forget. Congrats to Phillip! We're so excited to hear his upcoming music!

Let's dish: -Are you glad Phillip won? Do you think Jessica deserved to be American Idol? Who was your fave this season?

Photo: Fox

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