Jessica Sanchez Makes It to be in the Top 2 'American Idol' Finalist!

The whole country is now celebrating the success of the first Pinay singer who made it in the top 2 finalist in the hit US singing reality show, "American Idol!" Though she is now yet declared as this year's sole winner, her kababayans consider her as a winner!

A 16-year-old Filipino-Mexican contestant of American Idol season 11 Jessica Sanchez is considered as the youngest finalist in the said competition and of course, the very first Filipino who made it on the Top 2!

Jessica was the first contestant to be declared safe from elimination during the recently shown American Idol Top 3 results show. She and Phillip Phillips were saved by the Americans through votes. Jessica and Philip will return for the show’s finale next week.

Jessica will create a historical record being the very first American Idol with an Asian descent and the youngest among all the contestants!

Jessica and Philip will perform 3 songs each in the 2-hour performance episode on May 22, Thursday, to be aired live starting 8:00 am morning via the cable channels Star World and ETC. Jessica will sing first while Philip as the second as determined by a Coin Toss!

Well, do you think the success of Jessica continues until the final showdown?! Will she able to get this prestige American Idol title?! Let's wait and see! Congratulations Jessica! Proudly Pinoy! (

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