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Katharine McPhee

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Katharine McPhee

American pop singer, songwriter and actress add

Category: Music

Born in 1984.

Countries: United States (72%), Canada (11%), United Kingdom (4%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: CBS, American Idol, Elliott Yamin

Linked to: Notre Dame High School, Columbia Records, Fox Broadcasting Company, Deadline.com

 

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Katharine McPhee was born in 1984 add something


2005

McPhee filmed the role in early 2005, before she auditioned for "American Idol" add something

 

In March 2005, McPhee starred as Annie Oakley in a Los Angeles-based production of the musical "Annie Get Your Gun" add something


2006

Also in 2006, McPhee founded a charity called McPhee Outreach add something

 

It was the second highest best-selling single of 2006 after Taylor Hicks' "Do I Make You Proud" add something

 

McPhee signed a two-year endorsement deal in 2006 with Sexy Hair Concepts to become their first celebrity spokesperson for their hair-care product line add something

 

After seven years of illness, McPhee finally entered a three-month rehabilitation program for her eating disorder after successfully passing her "American Idol" audition; her rehab stint ended just before the "Idol" semifinals started in February 2006 add something

 

In May 2006, McPhee visited her alma mater Notre Dame High School for her hometown celebration add something

 

On June 6, 2006, Sony BMG announced that McPhee had signed to "American Idol" series creator Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and Sony BMG's RCA Records add something

 

McPhee and her sister appeared on the debut of "The Dr. Keith Ablow Show" on September 18, 2006, to discuss her struggles with bulimia and her childhood fear of her father add something

 

Lisa Tucker (singer) - She was eliminated and was given 10th place on March 29, 2006, after being in the bottom three with Katharine McPhee and Ace Young

 

Chris Daughtry - Chris Daughtry was in the final four on May 10, 2006, and found himself in the bottom two with Katharine McPhee

 

Elliott Yamin - On the May 10, 2006, results show Yamin, Taylor Hicks, and Katharine McPhee were announced as the top three finalists

 

Taylor Hicks - On the May 10, 2006, results show, Hicks along with Katharine McPhee and Elliott Yamin, were announced as the Top 3 finalists


2007

During the 2007 Christmas holiday season, McPhee released a Christmas single "O Come All Ye Faithful" add something

 

In early 2007, McPhee guest-starred in the web series, "lonelygirl15" as an unnamed character in the episode "Truth Or Dare" add something

 

McPhee had a small role as Paramount Girl in the 2007 musical film "Crazy", based on the life of Hank Garland add something

 

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 add something

 

McPhee's self-titled debut album, "Katharine McPhee" was released on January 30, 2007 and sold 116,000 copies its first week, debuting at number two on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart add something


2008

On January 11, 2008, it was reported by Billboard.com that McPhee had been released from her contract with RCA Records add something

 

On February 2, 2008, the 23-year-old McPhee married 42-year-old Nick Cokas at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church add something

 

In March 2008, she filmed her first commercial, which began airing on television in May 2008 and on Neutrogena's skinid.com website add something

 

McPhee appeared on Idol judge Randy Jackson's album "Randy Jackson's Music Club, Vol. 1", which was released on March 11, 2008 add something

 

On March 12, 2008, McPhee returned to the "American Idol" stage during the Top 12 results night of the seventh season of the competition add something

 

Starting in June 2008, it was used to promote the introduction of new aircraft to JAL's US flights add something

 

The movie, released in August 2008, starred Anna Faris as a Playboy Bunny who took the girls under her wing add something

 

Kellie Pickler - Pickler is close friends with "American Idol" fourth season winner Carrie Underwood and country pop singer Taylor Swift, the latter of whom co-wrote Pickler's second single "Best Days of Your Life" from her album "Kellie Pickler", with her "American Idol" roommate Katharine McPhee, for whom she was a bridesmaid at McPhee's 2008 wedding and with songwriter Aimee Mayo

 

Elliott Yamin - On March 11, 2008, producer Randy Jackson released his first studio album, in which Yamin features in a duet with American Idol co-contestant Katharine McPhee

 

Andrea Bocelli - On 23 May 2008, he sang "The Prayer" with Katharine McPhee in a Las Vegas tribute concert for Canadian producer and songwriter David Foster


2009

The concert was shown several times on PBS starting in January 2009 add something

 

It was announced on January 27, 2009 that McPhee had signed a new record deal with Verve Forecast Records add something

 

The first single from the album, "Had It All" was released to McPhee's MySpace page on August 25, 2009 add something

 

McPhee guest starred on the CBS show " was released November 17, 2009 add something

 

Lucie Silvas - In August 2009, Silvas revealed that she was writing with Australian singer Delta Goodrem, and has co-written tracks for Katharine McPhee's album "Unbroken"


2010

In the summer of 2010, McPhee partnered with Feeding America and ConAgra Foods Foundation to help launch the Hunger-Free Summer Initiative, which aimed to help children at risk of hunger during the summer months add something

 

McPhee appeared on the Jan 19, 2010 episode of the NBC reality show The Biggest Loser in the show's Pound for Pound Challenge segment add something

 

Her second album, "Unbroken", was released on Verve Forecast Records on January 5, 2010 and debuted at number 27 on the "Billboard" 200 add something

 

McPhee's second album "Unbroken" was released January 5, 2010 and debuted at number 27 on the "Billboard" 200 chart, selling 15,000 copies its first week add something

 

On February 1, 2010, McPhee joined over 75 other musicians, including fellow "American Idol" alumni Jennifer Hudson and Jordin Sparks and "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson, for a remake of "We Are the World", retitled "We Are the World 25 for Haiti", which marked the 25th anniversary of the iconic song and for which proceeds will go to Haitian earthquake relief add something

 

During the week of February 8, 2010, in the pre-taped Hollywood Week portion of Season 9 of "American Idol", contestant Didi Benami was shown singing "Terrified", a song on the "Unbroken" album and written by Idol judge Kara DioGuardi add something

 

The episode was broadcast March 11, 2010 add something

 

In April 2010, McPhee made a TV pilot for a new comedy series for NBC called "The Pink House" add something

 

On May 4, 2010, a new version of the "Unbroken" song "Terrified" featuring actor Zachary Levi premiered on "Entertainment Weekly"'s website and was made available for purchase on iTunes add something

 

The accompanying music video premiered on May 7, 2010 on the music video website Vevo add something

 

McPhee filmed her cameo in September 2010 add something

 

McPhee released a Christmas album titled "Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You" on October 12, 2010 add something

 

Zachary Levi - In April 2010, Katharine McPhee released a preview of a music video to cinemas for her single "Terrified"


2011

In May 2011, NBC picked up "Smash" as a series add something

 

On June 9, 2011, it was announced that McPhee had signed a new record deal with Columbia Records , in conjunction with Columbia teaming with NBC to distribute the music for "Smash" add something

 

McPhee co-starred in director David Ellis' shark thriller indie film "Shark Night 3D", which was released September 2, 2011 add something

 

In December 2011, McPhee became a spokesperson for the Malaria No More organization to help raise awareness about the campaign to eradicate malaria add something

 

Megan Hilty - In 2011 it was confirmed that Hilty would star in the NBC musical television series "Smash", starring Debra Messing, Katharine McPhee, Christian_Borle, Anjelica Huston, and Brian d'Arcy James

 

Christian Borle - On February 25, 2011, it was announced that Borle had joined Steven Spielberg's new NBC pilot "Smash" with Debra Messing, Anjelica Huston, Katharine McPhee, Brian d'Arcy James, and Megan Hilty


2012

As of 2012, McPhee is one of the lead actresses on "Smash add something

 

On March 26, 2012, "Smash" was renewed for a second season add something

 

The episode was broadcast April 1, 2012 add something

 

Dylan Baker - In 2012, Baker guest-starred in "Upper West Side Story", an episode of the TV series "White Collar"; he appeared as the father of Katharine McPhee's character on the NBC show "Smash"


2013

On March 28, 2013, McPhee returned to the "American Idol" stage to perform on the twelfth season Top 8 results show with OneRepublic where she lent guest vocals to the group's latest single, "If I Lose Myself" add something

 

On April 24, 2013, "Billboard" reported that McPhee had begun recording her fourth studio album, due out later in 2013 and will feature songwriting collaborations with Ryan Tedder, Linda Perry and Sia Furler add something

 

On May 10, 2013, Deadline.com reported that NBC had officially canceled "Smash" after two seasons add something

 

On May 28, 2013, Deadline.com reported that McPhee had been cast to star in the thriller film "Depravity", with a script by Dennis Lehane and Paul Tamesy set to direct add something

 

In October 2013, after photos were published showing McPhee kissing married "Smash" director Michael Morris, it was reported that McPhee had separated from Cokas at least six months earlier add something

 

On November 18, 2013, a Canadian website reported that McPhee was getting set to shoot a TV movie for ABC in Vancouver, Canada called "In Your Dreams", in which she is starring with Mike Vogel add something

 

The article indicated the movie was set to shoot until December 20, 2013 add something

 

Mary McCormack - In October 2013, after photos were published showing Morris kissing singer/actress Katharine McPhee, it was reported that McCormack and Morris had separated as a result


2014

Her latest album is expected to be released in early 2014 under Columbia Records add something

 

McPhee and Hilty filmed the roles in January 2014 add something

 

A TV production website indicated filming would start March 17, 2014 and McPhee posted a picture on her Instagram account on March 18, 2014 of her in an outfit and indicated that she was currently filming the pilot add something

 

On March 17, 2014, it was announced that McPhee would star as the female lead Paige in the CBS drama pilot "Scorpion" add something

 

The movie will be broadcast on April 20, 2014 add something

 

CBS picked up the show to series on May 9, 2014 and the show was scheduled to air Mondays at 9pm ET starting in Fall 2014 add something

 

On May 22, 2014, McPhee's representative announced that McPhee had filed for divorce from Cokas, after "having been separated for the past year" add something

 

CBS debuted "Scorpion" on Monday, September 22, 2014 as part of the 2014-15 Fall season add something

 

On November 5, 2014, McPhee was a presenter for the 2015 $add something

 

McPhee performed on CBS' 16th annual A Home For the Holidays adoption special that was broadcast on December 19, 2014 add something


2015

On January, 26, 2015, McPhee co-hosted with sports analyst Boomer Esiason the 2015 Greatest Super Bowl Commercials special on CBS. add something

 

On January 7, 2015, McPhee was a presenter at the 2015 $CBS, where she introduced a performance of Lady Antebellum add something

 

On January 12, 2015, CBS announced it had renewed Scorpion for a second season add something

 

On January 18, 2015, McPhee sang the national anthem before the NFC Championship in Seattle add something

 

On February 8, 2015, McPhee was a presenter at the 2015 Grammy awards on CBS, where she introduced a performance of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga add something

 

On April 6, 2015, actor Ari Stidam, one of the cast members on Scorpion, announced in an Ask Me Anything session on reddit that he and McPhee had recorded a duet called "Just Us" for his upcoming EP, indicating a summer timeframe for the release add something

 

On April 9, 2015, McPhee posted a photo on instagram, teasing about the upcoming music video of the first single off her fourth album add something

 

In an April 15, 2015 interview, McPhee indicated her single, entitled "Lick My Lips", would be released "in a couple of weeks" and was written by Florence and the Machine member Isabella Summers for McPhee's upcoming album add something

 

The "Lick My Lips" single and music video were released on May 26, 2015 add something

 

"Hysteria", McPhee's fourth studio album was released as scheduled on September 18, 2015 add something


2016

Her divorce with Nick Cokas was finalized on February 8, 2016 add something

 

On February 12, 2016, Katharine announced she would be returning to perform on the final season of American Idol at the Delta Pre-Grammy event add something

 

The performance is scheduled to take place on 24 March 2016 add something

 

CBS announced Scorpion was renewed for a third season on March 25, 2016 add something

 

McPhee appeared on Spike's Lip Sync Battle, broadcast on April 7, 2016, where she performed against Jason Derulo and won against him add something

 

McPhee returned to Idol for its series finale on April 7, 2016, where she performed a short version of "I Need You Now" with Casey James as part of an acoustic medley add something

 

In September 2016, McPhee indicated she was working on her fifth album, her fifth add something

 

In December 2016, McPhee performed as the opening act at several stops on Andrea Bocelli's tour add something


2017

On Feb 12, 2017, McPhee was a presenter at the 2017 Grammy Awards on CBS add something

 

The pair reunited publicly in February of 2017 add something

 

On March 23, 2017, CBS renewed Scorpion for a fourth season add something

 

On April 16, 2017, CBS broadcast the concert "Stayin' Alive: A Grammy's Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees", where McPhee performed "Emotion" add something

 

In May 2017, McPhee began filming the Lifetime TV movie "The Lost Wife of Robert Durst" in Vancouver, Canada, in the lead role of Robert Durst's first wife Kathie add something

 

On October 5, 2017, McPhee announced her fifth album "I Fall In Love Too Easily", a collection of romantic standards, to be released on November 17, 2017 via BMG. The first single "Night and Day" was made available for free via streaming from Entertainment Weekly and other streaming sites and iTunes add something

 

On November 4, 2017, McPhee starred in the Lifetime TV movie "The Lost Wife of Robert Durst" in the lead role of Robert Durst's first wife Kathie add something

 

McPhee's fifth album "I Fall in Love Too Easily" was released as scheduled on November 17, 2017 add something


2018

Sara Bareilles announced via Twitter on February 14, 2018 that McPhee would be taking over the lead female role of Jenna in "Waitress" add something

 

She began performances on April 10, 2018 and is expected to play the role through June 17, 2018 add something

 

On May 11, 2018, the song "Living In the Moment", recorded by McPhee, was released on iTunes add something

 

On May 12, 2018, CBS canceled Scorpion after four seasons add something

 

She became engaged to record producer David Foster in June 2018 add something