Skooter reporting 05/11/12
Filipinos in the social media are celebrating the latest win of Sanchez.
Out of 70 million votes cast Wednesday, American Idol Season 11 had chosen the top three contestants to vie for the crown, and among the three is Filipino-Mexican-American Jessica Sanchez. The other top contestants are Phillip Phillips and Joshua Ledet. Hollie Cavanagh received the lowest number of votes and was eliminated.
All of them will perform next week to ascertain who will be the two finalists to compete for the AI crown.
Sanchez who emerged in the top three in this year’s American Idol has achieved what Fil-Am did in Season 3. Trias also made it to the top three in that season.
On Wednesday, Sanchez got a standing ovation from AI judges for her interpretation of “And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" by Jennifer Holliday. She also sang “Steal Away” byand received outstanding reviews too from the judges.