Final result and a little speculation

Phil Phillips is the new American Idol!!!

Congratulations, Phil; I’ll have more about his win when I recap the season as a whole.

Some quick futures speculation on the top 13:

13- Jeremy Rosado: Coming to an Idol reunion show near you

12- Jermaine Jones: Just stay off the police blotter, my man

11- Shannon Magrane: Future Senator fromMissouri

10- Erika Van Pelt: Coming to a nightclub near you

9- Heejun Han: Movies or TV, maybe the stand-up circuit

8- Deandre Brackensick: Several years before we’ll know

7- Colton Dixon: Christian Rock career, probably a good one

6- Elise Testone: Indy artist

5- Skylar Laine: Nashville hitmaker

4- Hollie Cavanagh: High powered collegiate arts program

3- Joshua Ledet: Male diva, respected, will he be loved?

2- Jessica Sanchez: Diva in training, will sell lots of albums

1- Phil Phillips: Will he be David Cook, or Lee Dewyze?