Articles

Phillip Phillips Makes Idol History On Billboard Charts!


Even though the finale was the least-viewed in the show's history, Phillip Phillips' "Home" sold 278,000 downloads, giving the Season 11 American Idol the best first-week sales of any winner since Ruben Studdard. 

Billboard senior correspondent Phil Gallo attributes the track's success to a combination of Phillips' unique appeal and the song's quality.

"A lot of the songs they've had for the finales have been highly produced and saccharine," Gallo says.

"This one had more of an emotional connection. The fact that he personally had such an emotional response to winning made people connect with him and, therefore, the song."

Home was the week's second-most-downloaded track, behind Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe, which sold 301,000 copies.

Source: Billboard


Related Articles:
MYXclusive! American Idol Winner PHIL PHILLIPS Favorite Music Videos Revealed!
Phillip Phillips Reveals His "Home"!
Jessica Starts Work On 1st Album!
Idol Finalists Serenade Phillip Phillips with "What Makes You Beautiful"
More Kidney Surgeries For American Idol Phillip Phillips



  • therese143 posted 2 years ago

    Crush na crush ko yan si Phillip! haha

  • patrick james sordilla posted 2 years ago

    congratx philip philips...

Top Stories

  • GIRLS' GENERATION's Jessica and F(X)'s Krystal Confirm Reality Show Date Posted 23 hours ago

    Read on for more details!

    Read More
  • CHRISTINA AGUILERA Shows Off Her Baby Bump Posted 1 day ago

    Parents-to-be: Christina and Matt proudly shared a photo! Read on for more details!

    Read More
  • BILLY CRAWFORD Shares His Summer Plans And Must-Haves! Posted 1 day ago

    Read on to find out what he will be doing this summer!

    Read More
1234...Next »

Features

  • GO Na! to ‘Nokia X Races’ in MOA Posted 26 days ago

    It is time to Xcelerate your smartphone experience and take it to the eXtreme level with Nokia X!

    Read More
  • Best Wishes To KARYLLE And YAEL! Posted 1 month ago

    Read more about it here!

    Read More
  • PHILPOP 2014 Top 12 Finalists Revealed! Posted 1 month ago

    Find out the finalists here!

    Read More
  • Can You #DoTheMoves With Sarah G, Apl.De.Ap, Elmo and Enrique? Posted 1 month ago

    Check out the fresh video of the biggest collaboration of the year!

    Read More
1234...Next »