Katharine McPhee sings the theme song "Connected" on the 2008 Barbie direct-to-video Barbie and the Diamond Castle. Her version is played during the closing credits and also as a feature video.
On January, 09, 2007 it was announced that Katharine had ended her contact with RCA after selling only 366,000 units from her debut CD. She signed on with Sony BMG.
Katharine ranked #47 in Maxim's 2007 "Hot 100 List."
Katharine is ranked #27 in the "100 Hottest Brunettes of AIM".
Katharine is engaged to actor Nick Cokas. They have been dating for more than a year.
Katharine was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual "100 Most Beautiful People" in May 2007.
Katharine has battled with bulima, but now is healthy.
Her favorite song on her own CD Katharine McPhee is "Neglected."
Katharine has an older sister named Adriana.
Katharine was interviewed on the Nick network and sung her new song "Over It."
Her self titled album Katharine McPhee was released on January 30 2007.
While in high school, Katharine McPhee was a varsity swimmer and the student body vice president.
During the first part of the 2006 American Idol Tour, Katharine McPhee broke her foot, had bronchitis, and laryngitis.
Katharine McPhee won a black Ford Mustang, for being the runner up, during the finale of American Idol 5.
Katharine McPhee's debut single "My Destiny", was released on June 20, 2006.
Katharine McPhee went to Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California.
Katharine McPhee is 5'8" tall.
She has a dog named Lilly.
She is left handed.
She was rumored to be a Scientologist but she cleared up the rumor on on Los Angeles radio station KROQ 106.7.
People magazine, among many others, have reported that Katharine had a battle with bulemia.
Katharine was able to snag a role as "Paramount Girl" in the indie film Crazy,that wasreleased in 2007.
Katharine sang "Over the Rainbow" at the JCPenny Jam concert. She sang with Andre Bocelli.
Katharine's mother, Peisha, is a cabaret singer.
She says if she wins American Idol, she will thank American and her fans.
On American Idol 5 Katherine has sang:
Feb. 21 "Since I Fell For You" by Barbra Streisand
Feb. 28 "All in Love is Fair" by Stevie Wonder
Mar. 7 "Think" by Aretha Franklin
Mar. 14 "Until You Come Back to Me" by Stevie Wonder
Mar. 21 "Come Rain or Come Shine" by Ella Fitzgerald
Mar. 28 "The Voice Within" by Christina Aguilera
Apr. 4 "Bringing Out the Elvis" by Faith Hill
Apr. 11 "Who Wants to Live Forever" by Queen
Apr. 18 "Someone to Watch Over Me" by George Gershwin
Apr. 25 "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston
May 2 "Against All Odds" by Phil Collins and "Black Horse and Cherry Tree" by KT Tunstall
May 9 "Hound Dog/All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley and "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley
May 16 "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly, "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Judy Garland,and "I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues" by Ella Fitzgerald
May 23 "Black Horse and Cherry Tree" by KT Tunstall, "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Judy Garland, and "My Destiny" by Katharine McPhee herself
Her favorite performer is Al Green because of his energy and charisma.
She kissed all three American Idol judges on the lips when she made it into the final 24 contestants in season 5.
Her favorite male artist is Brian McNight.
Her favorite female artist is Whitney Houston.
She auditioned in San Francisco for American Idol Season 5.
She says that her toughest obstacle in life was overcoming her personal insecurities.
She says that one of the heroes in her life is her mother.
Her most embarassing moment was walking out of a bathroom with toilet paper on her shoes.
Katharine says she would love to act if she couldn't sing.
One of her personal idols is Gene Kelly.
Some of her personal goals in life are to have a great family, healthy relationships, give to others who are needy, and to be a great performer.
Katharine has some good musical DNA. Her paternal grandfather, Roger Fee, sang on The Ed Sullivan Show and he was the University of Denver's music school dean.
Katharine was basically on the stage even before she was born. Her mother was nine months pregnant and performing four nights a week.
Katherine was in the bottom three for the first time on March 29th, the night Lisa Tucker was voted off. The audience was certainly not pleased.
She went to the same music conservatory as Constantine from Season 4 of American Idol.
Her mother is a voice teacher.
Katharine McPhee: I admire people with beautiful skin, so I really like getting compliments on my skin. I'm always examining it with a large mirror and always looking at the flaws.
Katharine McPhee: (on her clothing in her album cover) I have never been into the club scene, I wear underwear under my dresses. I have always been an old soul. I have a spiritual grounding that keeps things in perspective.
Katharine McPhee: (on her album cover) Actually that sweater was shorter because they cut it too short, so we had to go back, I was, 'Look, I know we are going for a new image, but this is a little much.'
Katharine McPhee: (on the hits Paula has had this year) She was always cool and coherent to me -- and sweet and nice to everybody. I can't say anything bad about her.
Katharine (on the sixth season of American idol): I haven't watched yet, but I really, really want to watch it, I don't own a television right now. I really want to buy a flat screen, but they are so expensive. I am modest with my money, and I just can't bear to spend it.
Katharine McPhee: (on the controversy of the sixth go-round of the talent competition of American Idol) I have seen snippets of ROSIE, come on. These producers on Idol love the controversy. It makes Idol even bigger than it was last year. SIMON is doing a great job. He is making waves. That is what it is all about.
Katharine McPhee (on her new album): People are going to hear, feel and see a different side of me. Everything on 'Idol' was true to who I was, sort of the more professional Katharine, now I am relaxed, I am here and I want to be your friend. Let's hang out and listen to some music.
Katharine: I've definitely struggled with body-image stuff. But now I'm more confident.
Katharine McPhee: I don't need sad faces or anyone to feel bad for me. I have got a record deal, pretty much. It wasn't about winning the title, I just wanted to give the best performance I could.
Katharine McPhee: (On winning American Idol) I am going to do everything I ever dreamed of. Be it Broadway, TV, or film.
Katharine McPhee: (about American Idol) How could (this) not be fun? We're working with so many different legends.
Katharine McPhee: My favorite new thing is my hair extensions, I want to get some really long hair going!
Katharine McPhee: I'd love to be Barbra Streisand-so famous but living a wonderful life with a husband.
Katharine McPhee: (when asked if she thought the "American Idol" audition process was fair) No, they let go of some really good people and kept people who were pretty.
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