- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Pop,-Rock,-etc.
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 1
American reality show entrant in the fifth season of popular TV show "American Idol." With her beautiful singing voice which she has been exercising since age 2, and her poise, McPhee finished on May 26, 2006 as runner-up. Two weeks after the show ended, she signed a record contract with music mogul Clive Davis who was in part responsible for Whitney Houston's rise to stardom.
McPhee has done some stage acting in musicals. Her mother, Peisha Burch, is a vocal coach and cabaret singer.
She has revealed in interviews in June 2006 that she suffered from bulimia but had her problem in hand before her American Idol debut.
Her first album was released January 30, 2007.
On February 2, 2008 in Beverly Hills, CA she married producer Nick Cokas, nearly 20 years her senior.