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Katharine McPhee



Biography

Katharine McPhee is an actress and Verve Forecast Universal Music Group recording artist. She recently completed production on the feature film You May Not Kiss the Bride in Hawaii in which she stars opposite Mena Suvari and Dave Annable and is currently in the studio recording her sophomore album due for a fall release. McPhee was last seen in House Bunny starring opposite Anna Farris in the hit comedy produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions. McPhee was the 2006 American Idol runner-up and her anticipated self-titled debut on RCA/19 Recordings exploded on the Billboard 200 and landed at number two. It was also the best chart debut for a solo female artist since July of 2006. Her first single, Somewhere Over the Rainbow/My Destiny, debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot Singles Sales chart. In 2007, McPhee garnered a Young Hollywood Award for Best Break-Out Female Vocalist and has been the face of Sexy Hair as well as a spokesperson for Neutrogena.
Katharine McPhee