Her name is Jessica Sanchez and according to reports, she’s one of American Idol Season 11 Top 24 contestants.
Last year, Thia Megia became the bet of Filipino-Americans on American Idol. This year, it will be Jessica Sanchez.
Just like Thia, Jessica also competed on America’s Got Talent in 2006 when she was only 11 years old. Her rendition of Celine Dion‘s “I Surrender” was praised by the judges.
Watch the video here:
Jessica and Thia also have a video together with another pinay, Jasmine Villegas a.k.a. Justin Bieber‘s ex-girlfriend:
And look at Jessica Sanchez now! She’s 16 and ready to make waves on American Idol.
Watch her cover of Cee Lo Green‘s “Forget You” here:
Can Jessica Sanchez surpass Jasmine Trias’ third place finish in season 4 of the world’s most popular reality singing competition? With a powerful voice like that, she can even become the first American Idol winner of Filipino descent.
What do you think are her chances?