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Jessica Sanchez sings ‘Ikaw’ as crowd swoons

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 10:14 PM February 14, 2013

Jessica Sanchez

MANILA, Philippines — American Idol season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez received a standing ovation when she sang her own version of the song “Ikaw” before a jampacked crowd at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Thursday night.

The song “Ikaw” was popularized by megastar Sharon Cuneta.

Sanchez, who was clad in a sexy gown, made the crowd go wilder when she belted out her version of Whitney Houston’s  “I will always love you”.


Sanchez then sang a song she dedicated to her dad, “Dance with my father.”

“I dedicate this song to my dad. I wish he was here,” she said.

Among those who watched Sanchez’s concert were former Chief Justice Renato Corona and wife, and former Pagcor chairman Efraim Genuino.

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