After seven years of illness, she finally entered a three-month rehabilitation program after successfully passing her American Idol audition; her rehab stint ended just before the Idol semifinals started in February 2006.
During her run on American Idol, she lost 30 lb (14 kg) due to eating better as part of her treatment.
After the first round of Hollywood week, she sang "I'll Never Love This Way Again" by Dionne Warwick, which earned favorable comments from the judges.
During the second round, she performed in a group, singing "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" by the Four Tops, forgetting the words, but the judges decided to advance the entire group.
She left college before graduation on the advice of her manager, and returned to Los Angeles to try out for television pilots.This video of the Ross Sisters from the 40’s has been circulating for awhile, but there are probably SOME people, like us, who have never seen it. Be patient – it starts out innocently enough but the ending will blow your mind! They shopped the after-Christmas sales on Rodeo Drive and Reza picked up yet another pair of Gucci loafers at a good price.Reza got engaged to his longtime boyfriend Adam Neely last year, but so far, like Jennifer Aniston, no wedding. In May 2006, she was the runner-up on the fifth season of American Idol.The album debuted at number 11 on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums chart, while the single "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" peaked at number 16 on the "Billboard" AC chart.As of January 2011, this album had sold 23,000 copies.In May 2006, Mc Phee visited her alma mater Notre Dame High School for her hometown celebration.soloing with "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and performing a duet with Andrea Bocelli on "Somos Novios".Her self-titled debut album was released on RCA Records on January 30, 2007, and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 381,000 copies (as of December 2010).Her second album, Unbroken, was released on Verve Forecast Records on January 5, 2010, and debuted at No. The album featured the single "Had It All", which peaked at number 22 on the AC chart. Her third album, the holiday-themed Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You, was released on October 12, 2010.