Jessica Sanchez Joins Top 13 American Idol Finalists 2012 (Photo)

By on Mar 2, 2012 in Entertainment, Music, Television Comments
Jessica Sanchez

Jessica Sanchez
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Jessica Sanchez, a Filipino-Mexican from Chula Vista, California, is one of the Top 13 finalists in 11th Season of American Idol, according to reports by several international entertainment sites on Friday, March 2, 2012. Sanchez reportedly performed her own rendition of Jennifer Hudson‘s “Love You I Do” from the movie, Dreamgirls.

Reports say that the 16-year-old Sanchez got the highest number of public votes. American Idol Season 11 host, Ryan Seacrest, announced on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) that Sanchez received 33 million from all votes cast for two nights.

Sanchez reportedly received a standing ovation from the three American Idol judges that include Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez. Her inclusion in the Top 13 brings to five, the number of Filipinos who made it into the finals of American Idol.

The other Filipinos who made it into the American Idol Finals were Camille Velasco and Jasmine Trias in season 3, Ramiele Malubay in season 7 and Thia Megia in season 10.

The complete list of American Idol Season 11 Top 13 Finalist were posted earlier on this site.

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