Katharine McPhee is a bright and shining singing star with a strong and emotional vocal style and a vibrant stage presence. Sweeping to success in the 5th season of American Idol, McPhee wowed the judges and audiences alike with her breathtaking renditions of classic hits from artists such as Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin. Her clear competence as a singer coupled with her warm personality ensured success in the competition and she narrowly missed out on the title, finishing second to Taylor Hicks. An admitted fan of Gene Kelly and Whitney Houston, McPhee combines these influences in a pertinent talent for stage performance and a committed, involving vocal talent. Find your Katharine McPhee tickets today for a current pop sensation!
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Katharine McPhee was introduced to the performing arts at an early age by her mother, who is herself a recognized vocal coach and performer. McPhee pursued acting rather than music throughout most of her career and attained much success in LA theater productions including an Ovation Award nomination for her role in Annie Get Your Gun. Her talents for the stage and a natural singing ability translated easily for the concert stages and television screens of American Idol, and her professionalism and enthusiasm won the adoration of the viewing public.
McPhee’s performances of a range of songs, including Stevie Wonder’s “All In Love Is Fair” and Christina Aguilera’s “The Voice Within” showcased her remarkable passion for performing and her musical talent as a sweet yet powerful vocalist. Her signature interpretations of “I Have Nothing” and “Think” revealed something more than a well-pitched performer and the release of her first single, “Over The Rainbow/My Destiny,” met high demand and reached #12 in the Billboard Hot 100. As such, tickets to see Katharine McPhee provide not only an opportunity to see an American Idol favorite live, but a chance to see one of today’s all-round great stage performers.