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Katharine McPhee

Katharine Hope McPhee (born March 25, 1984) is an American pop singer, songwriter and actress. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of the Fox reality show American Idol in 2006, eventually finishing as the runner-up. As of 2012, McPhee is one of the lead actresses on Smash. Her self-titled debut album was released on RCA Records on January 30, 2007 and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200; it has sold 381,000 copies to date. The album's first single, "Over It", was a Pop Top 30 hit and was certified gold in 2008. Her second album, Unbroken, was released on Verve Forecast Records on January 5, 2010 and debuted at number 27 on the Billboard 200. The album featured the single "Had It All", which peaked at number 22 on the Billboard AC chart. It has sold 45,000 copies to date. Her third album, the holiday-themed Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You, was released on October 12, 2010. The album debuted at number eleven on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums chart while the single "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" peaked at number sixteen on the Billboard AC chart. The album has sold 23,000 copies to date. McPhee has also established an acting career,

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Katharine McPhee -- Mile High Lawbreaker

Katharine McPhee -- Mile High Lawbreaker

"American Idol" alum Katharine McPhee just broke a cardinal rule in the sky --  turning on her cell phone at 36,000 feet ... and even worse, she bragged about it afterward!McPhee caught a… READ MORE >

Katharine McPhee Leaves the Dark Side

Katharine McPhee
Leaves the Dark Side

"American Idol" wannabeen Katharine McPhee took a break from making music nobody listens to and picked up the peroxide and a pair of scissors.The fifth season runner-up debuted her new blond bob… READ MORE >

- 1772 days ago
Kat McPhee Gets Lei'd

Kat McPhee Gets Lei'd

Hiding beneath a lampshade, 23-year-old former "American Idol" wannabeen Katharine McPhee was snapped on her Hawaiian honeymoon on Monday -- with her 42-year-old daddy husband, Nick Cokas.She may… READ MORE >

- 2362 days ago
Paige-ing Kat McPhee!

Paige-ing Kat McPhee!

Despite being born with gorgeous good looks, former "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee still needs to go out and buy good jeans!insertBCSinglePlayer(1344621375);While shopping at Robertson… READ MORE >

- 2415 days ago
What Color Is Neil Sedaka?

What Color Is Neil Sedaka?

George Hamilton and Donatella Versace have inducted a new member in their race of Oompa Loompas -- Neil Sedaka!The 68-year-old legendary singer/songwriter was honored at an event this weekend, and… READ MORE >

- 2461 days ago
Katharine McPhee -- Real Doll

Katharine McPhee -- Real Doll

"American Idol" also-ran, Katharine McPhee, graces the cover of October's Atlanta Peach Magazine. Although Kat looks hot, she's starting to look a bit like Real doll "Celine." The vacant look in… READ MORE >

- 2467 days ago
Katharine McPhee Rolls Out -- Her Specs

Katharine McPhee Rolls Out -- Her Specs

Idolicious Katharine McPhee was spotted catching a flight at LAX -- in her sexy new geek-chic eyewear -- and carrying her Chihuahua in a bag. Miss McPhee had been seen a few weeks ago by a myopic… READ MORE >

- 2606 days ago
Kat Walks

Kat Walks

Leggy "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee strutted out of a rehearsal studio in Burbank yesterday in a tight black tank, short shorts and platform heels. Idolicious!While it's rumored that… READ MORE >

- 2648 days ago
Sanjaya Covers Katharine McPhee

Sanjaya Covers Katharine McPhee

Seems like Haley Scarnato isn't the only "American Idol" wannabe borrowing things from Katharine McPhee!An artist by the name of Fastu has given Season Six wavy brunette shrieker, Sanjaya Malakar,… READ MORE >

- 2681 days ago
Haley Scarnato Is Covered in Kat Hair!

Haley Scarnato Is Covered in Kat Hair!

It looks like "American Idol" wannabe Haley Scarnato is sporting the same hair extensions previously worn by last season's runner-up, Katharine McPhee. Unbeweavable!On-set sources tell TMZ that… READ MORE >

- 2685 days ago

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