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Entertainment Tonight -- "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips underwent successful surgery on Wednesday to remove kidney stones he had dealt with throughout his run on the show.

A rep for the singer tells The Hollywood Reporter that "surgery went well" and that Phillips is currently resting and recovering.

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The rep added that the crooner is expected to make a full recovery in time for the Fox show's American Idol Live! Tour, which kicks off July 6 in Detroit.

The 21-year-old Georgia native, who beat out Jessica Sanchez in the "Idol" finale on May 23, managed to stay in the competition despite ongoing treatments for his kidney ailment.

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