Last week the new American Idol was crowned. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, the winner is Phillip Phillips, the guy who most people thought would win. While I dig him and I think he will be a great recording artist in the years to come, I was secretly hoping for a Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez finale, but alas that wasn’t meant to be. I’m sure both will get record deals and will be just as successful, if not more so, than Phillips. We’ll have to wait and see.
So on Thursday I participated in a conference call with Phillips and Sanchez. It’s hard to try and get your questions asked, especially when you’re competing with the likes of Us Weekly, People Magazine, AP, Reuters, the LA Times and the New York Post to mention a few, but practice makes perfect. I’ve put together snippets from the 30 minute-long chats each. Have a listen below: