'American Idol' Alum Phillip Phillips Is Married (and Wrote His Own First Dance Song!)

The singer-songwriter's beautiful Georgia wedding had an authentic Southern menu and the sweetest original first-dance song. Get all the details here!
Hannah Blackwell and Phillip Phillips
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American Idol season 11 winner, Phillip Phillips, married his sweetheart Hannah Blackwell last weekend in true Southern style. The two exchanged personalized vows under an oak tree in front of 250 loved ones in Albany, Georgia, People confirms.

The outlet shared the couple's first wedding details, revealed an exclusive video with clips of the joyous day shot by Phillips's brother-in-law Todd Urick, including the formal, yet rustic venue, gorgeous rings, personalized vows and the groom's first look at his bride! Oh, and Phillips, who brought us all to tears with his single, "Home," in 2012, definitely outdid himself: He wrote an original song, "Dance With Me," with fellow musician Tim Bruns for his first dance.

"What I love most about her is she's my best friend and I can tell her anything," Phillips told People before his special day. "I'm so excited...I just love her." We're melting over here!

Blackwell looked absolutely stunning in a sleeveless Hayley Paige gown, while the dashing Phillips wore a Billy Reid tuxedo. Phillips also had a huge hand in creating the amazing menu, provided by local caterer Merry Acres Catering. He opted for buffet stations featuring amazing Southern classics like bacon and tomato sandwiches and okra rollups, and even a mashed potato bar. Yum!

We couldn't be happier for the newlyweds—congrats, Phillip and Hannah!

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