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'American Idol' finalist Phillip Phillips on brother-in-law Ben Neil: 'My inspiration'

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Fans of Phillip Phillips got an extra aww-worthy moment during "American Idol's" Top 8 performance tonight when the 21-year-old singer brought his brother-in-law Ben Neil, the person who inspired him to get into music, onstage to help him perform the Genesis hit "That's All."Phillips said he'd suggested that Ben come play with him, but he didn't know producers would actually go for it."I mentioned it, but I didn't know anything was going to happen," the singer tells Zap2it after the show. "It was all kind of a surprise to me. Me and him, we've been playing together ever since I started playing guitar, so he's my inspiration."Ben actually helped Phil pick out the Genesis song they ended up performing. Phillips says he hopes they can do it again soon, because you haven't seen half of what they can do together. "He's so amazing on the guitar too -- you didn't get to see it tonight,...


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