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On Wednesday night’s “American Idol,” the Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips performed three songs each, fighting for their spot in the final two.
Joshua Ledet, 20, was the first performer and he got all three judges up on their feet after his strong rendition of Etta James’ "I’d Rather be Blind."
His other songs, "Imagine" by John Lennon and "No...Read more »
In what may have been a last-ditch effort to show off her versatility both musically, and in fashion, Jessica Sanchez dramatically changed up her styles and songs for each of her three appearances on "American Idol" last night.
It was diva time at first as Sanchez took on Mariah Carey’s “My All” for which she wore a formal, deep purple strapless evening gown that featured ruffled...Read more »
For Jessica Sanchez' final "American Idol" performance of the top 3 show, Jimmy Iovine chose "I'll be There" for the 16-year-old powerhouse.
Sanchez was excited about the choice, saying she loves the 1970 song.
Iovine said the song was a good choice to show Sanchez as both youthful and mature enough to appeal to an older audience.
The Jackson 5 song worked well...Read more »
Sounding like the teen she is, Jessica Sanchez recounted he exciting visit to her hometown, San Diego, Calif.
She said the hype over her visit was a big change because she was "kind of a dork," before her "American Idol" experience.
For second round song, Sanchez chose Steven Tyler's hit "I don't Want to Miss a Thing."
The Aerosmith song, which last...Read more »
Jessica Sanchez is up second on "American Idol."
The judges reveal their pick for Sanchez and it's Mariah Carey's "My All."
Jennifer Lopez said for Sanchez she chose one of her "favorite songs," explaining the judges wanted to hear Sanchez deal with the tenderness of the song.
In a long purple gown, Sanchez doesn't disappoint. Still, the slow number...Read more »
Hollie Cavanagh cut, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips storm into 'American Idol' final three
Jessica Sanchez, Hollie Cavanagh, Phillip Phillips and Joshua Ledet are all on stage as "American Idol" cuts to its final three.
Like most people I'm thinking Cavanagh will be gone; but first the judges take turns praising each of them. It really is a fantastic final four, in 11 years of watching of watching the show there's never been a more vocally talented group at this stage,...Read more »
Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez are up as "American Idol" cuts to its final three. I'm pretty sure one of them is going to be in the bottom two tonight, just because Phillip Phillips has too big of a fan base.
Mentor Jimmy Iovine says Ledet's over-the-top rendition of James Brown's "Man's World" was so great, it was something he "wanted to see again, and again and...Read more »
“I Can’t Make You Love Me” sang Hollie Cavanagh on last night’s “American Idol,” and she may be right. All nine of our “Idol” psychics expect the McKinney, Texas teen will be headed for her last roundup on tonight’s results show.
“You need moments," said Randy Jackson after Hollie’s performance of the Bonnie Raitt classic. "This was a great song, but you're a different...Read more »
Only Jessica Sanchez marched to a fashion forward beat last night on American Idol. She experimented with a seasonal trend…color blocks. Her first look conjured a stylized athletic jogging suit – white with black racing stripes amped up with a powerful pop of cobalt blue at the shoulders set off by huge sparkly blue earrings. It was so-so, but fit in with the less dressy fashion tone of the evening....Read more »
Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet waged an epic duel on "American Idol" with what may have been the most memorable back-to-back performances ever on the show.
Ledet channeled James Brown on "It's a Man's World," taking over the stage with vocal power and charisma.
"I never heard anything like that in my life!" Steven Tyler said, with Randy Jackson calling...Read more »