American Idol host Ryan Seacrest announced the top two remaining contestants on Season 11 of “American Idol” show Friday morning (Manila time), Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez will be in the American Idol 2012 finale. Joshua Ledet was eliminated. According to host Ryan Seacrest, nearly 90 million votes were cast.
On Thursday’s results show, Jimmy Iovine , music producer , said he thought Sanchez’s performances lacked “a magical moment.
As Tyler said to her, “You’ll be the last one standing here. I believe that.”
On Wednesday night’s performance , Sanchez sang three songs, Mariah Carey’s “My All,” Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing,” and Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There.”
Crowd favorite Filipino-American-Mexican Jessica Sanchez hails from Chula Vista, San Diego, California, will be pitted against Phillip Phillips. The top two contestants will perform next week for the last public voting. The winner will be crowned on Wednesday May 23.
Hope Jessica will be the first half-Pinay and first Asian to win American Idol.
Best wishes and best of luck Jessica !