May 23, 2012
This image provided by FOX-TV shows Phillip Phillips, of Leesburg, Ga., performing Thursday May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Becker, FOX)
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"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips, who was plagued by serious kidney problems during the singing contest, is recovering from surgery.
Bluesy guitar man Phillip Phillips is the new "American Idol," defeating teenage songbird Jessica Sanchez.