Jessica Sanchez (FOX via Getty Images)Pinoy viewers in the U.S. didn't have to wait long before Jessica Sanchez made it to safety in the first 15 minutes of last night's "American Idol" results show (Friday morning, local time). Jessica is now one of the top 5 finalists.
Elise Testone was first on the Bottom 3. Hollie Cavanagh and Skylar Laine would join her later as the show went on. The results show airs tonight at 6 p.m. on RPN 9 and Channel 14 on Sky Cable.
In the end, it was Elise, a regular at the Bottom 3, who was sent home.
When I watched Jessica sing Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" last night, I had an uneasy feeling. She hit her notes alright but a rocker she's not. It was a brave choice for the 16-year-old but very few singers can do justice to the most recognizable of Queen's songs. It was a forgettable number and I was worried that she would again be in danger of elimination.
Despite her underwhelming performance, the judges were all kind to her. Steven Tyler thought, "Freddie MercuryRead More »from Jessica Sanchez moves closer to ‘Idol’s’ top spot