Jessica Sanchez duets among highlights of 'Idol' finale | Inquirer Entertainment

Jessica Sanchez duets among highlights of ‘Idol’ finale

By: - Columnist
/ 06:50 AM May 24, 2012

'LINING UP FOR IDOL FINALE '. Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips fans gather on the red carpet of the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles where the new "American Idol" will be crowned in a star-studded 11th season finale Wednesday night (Thursday morning in Manila). RUBEN NEPALES/Inquirer

JUST FOR JESS. Fans of Jessica Sanchez proudly show their support of the Filipino-Mexican-American finalist as they arrive for the "American Idol" results show at the Nokia Theatre Wednesday night, May 23, 2012 (Thursday, May 24, in Manila). RUBEN V. NEPALES/Inquirer

LOS ANGELES — Win or lose, “American Idol” finalist Jessica Sanchez has many fans abuzz as she was scheduled to perform duets in the 11th season’s finale Wednesday night (Thursday morning in Manila) at the Nokia Theatre.

Sanchez will sing with Kristin Chenoweth in “Enough is Enough,” a tribute to the late Donna Summer who sang the hit with Barbra Streisand.


The Filipino-Mexican-American is also getting fans excited with her repeat performance of “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” but this time with the original singer of the powerful ballad, Jennifer Holliday.

Fans are lining up at the Nokia Theatre.


Many Filipino-Americans are hoping that their unprecedented voting via online and telephone last night will enable Sanchez  to make history as the first finalist of Filipino heritage to become an “American Idol.”

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