America’s Got Talent Legend Jay Jay Phillips Dead Aged 30

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Heartbreaking news just in. America’s Got Talent star, Jay Jay Phillips, has tragically died aged just 30.

His band confirmed the news in a statement.

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Jay Jay Phillips has died.

America’s Got Talent alum, Jay Jay Phillips, has died at the age of 30.


Phillips appeared twice on the talent show.

The first time was back in 2009 when he was eliminated during the early stages. The second time was in 2017 when he made it much further.


Before being let go just before the quarter finals.

However his heavy metal image and keyboarding skills made him a fan favourite on the show…

He went on to star in metal hybrid group, Mettal Maffia, who released five albums.


The band confirmed Phillip’s death.

The band wrote:
“It is with great sadness we inform you all of the loss of our bandmate/brother/and friend @jayjayrocks. It still doesn’t feel real and we would give anything to change it. Please respect the family, as well as our wishes as we take our time to grieve and process this detrimental loss.

“We miss you brother, every second of every minute, of every day. Thank you for teaching us all to laugh a little more. Rock in Paradise.”


It has been reported that Phillips died after battling covid.

TMZ reports that Phillips died after battling covid over Thanksgiving.

Our thoughts go out to his family and friends during this hard time. RIP.