Phillip Phillips is the winner of the 2012 American Idol. Jessica Sanchez settled for first runner-up in the recently concluded American Idol Season 11.
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest revealed that there were a total of 132 million votes cast for Phillip and Jessica. Seacrest announced that Phillip Phillips is the American Idol Season 11 winner.
Jessica and Phillip, performed a duet of the song “Up Where We Belong.”