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MAY
23
2 YEARS

'American Idol' Finale: Original 'Home' Vs. Phillip Phillips' Version, Who Sang It Better? (Video)

The Season 11 finalist's coronation song was originally written for British artist Greg Holden. THR takes the Pepsi -- er, Coke -- challenge.

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American Idol finalist Phillip Phillips’ electrifying performance of the Drew Pearson song “Home” has sparked interest in British artist Greg Holden, for whom the song was originally written four months ago during a writing trip to Los Angeles.

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Pearson, who calls Holden an “amazing talent,” tells The Hollywood Reporter, "We wanted to something fun that day.”

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Which version of “Home” do you prefer? Phillips' or Holden's? You be the judge. Watch both below: 

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