American Idol winner, Phillip Phillips, sang the US National Anthem at the 2012 World Series in San Francisco, as his coronation song “Home” goes double platinum.
Reportedly, Phillip’s “Home” has grown increasingly popular as more than 2 million music lovers download the song online.
Phillip Phillips’ “The World from the Side of the Moon” album will be released on November 19, 2012, and entertainment pundits expect the album to follow the success of the hit song, “Home.”
“The World from the Side of the Moon” album can be pre-ordered from myplaydirect.com.
Phillip’s version of the US National Anthem during the first game of the 2012 World Series in San Francisco, where the Detroit Tigers clashed with the San Francisco Giants, was laid back, very Phillip Phillips, and totally captivating.
The reactions of fans to Phillip Phillips rendition of the US National Anthem were of pride for their American Idol, who conquered the stadium in San Francisco.
On the YouTube video uploaded by smgudan, fans congratulated him for his unique and awesome performance. It is also the first time that the anthem was sung with an accompanying guitar in any opening of the World Series games, making it a standout performance.
It was the first time Phillip Phillips sang the US National Anthem before a huge crowd. He tweeted afterwards.
Phillip Phillips @Phillips
“Gaaaaaaahhhhh leeeeeeeee that was nerve racking!!”
He cheered also for the Giants later through his Twitter account, and snapped a photo, which he posted on Instagram.
The nerves did not show though, as Phillip Phillips sang the notes of the song soulfully with his best musical instrument – his guitar.
Below is the YouTube video of Phillip singing his first public rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner”