American Idol concert in Manila on September 21 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum was a huge success! The idols already returned to the US except for Jessica Sanchez while Heejun Han will be back this October. Check out their tweets right after the concert.
I still can’t believe that was the last show. Gonna miss my idol family So much..
— Jessica Sanchez (@JSanchezAI11) September 22, 2012
Really enjoyed the phillipines:) the most welcoming city:) im gonna miss it
— DeAndre Brackensick (@BrackensickAI11) September 23, 2012
Manila thank you for making our last show one we would never forget an welcoming us with so much love! We can’t thank you enough <3 muchlove
— Hollie Cavanagh (@CavanaghAI11) September 21, 2012
Flying back to LA tonight. Can’t believe it’s really over. This Idol journey has been the highlight of my adult life. I’ll always remember.
— Erika Van Pelt (@EVanPeltAI11) September 22, 2012
Will never forget the time we shared here in the Phillipines (: love you all!
— Joshua Ledet (@joshledet) September 21, 2012
Manila was awesome!Hey i have a better news! Im coming back on october!!!
— Heejun Han (@HHanAI11) September 22, 2012
We felt so welcome in Manila!! Thank you to our Loyal Philippino Fans!! I only wish I wasn’t sick for the last show- but it still rocked ????
— Elise Testone (@ETestoneAI11) September 22, 2012
Just had a blast with my idol family at green hills mall in Manila.Love them so much.
— Colton Dixon (@coltondixon) September 22, 2012
American Idol finalists – Opening number
Party Rock Anthem – Jessica Sanchez, DeAndre Brackensick, Heejun Han
Proud Mary – Jessica Sanchez. Joshua Ledet, Deandre Brackensick
American Idol Season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez sang the US national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the 2012 NBA Finals Game 1 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma, on Tuesday (Wednesday, Philippine time).
This is the third performance of Jessica singing the US National Anthem at a major event after winning second in the “American Idol Season 11” finale.
Jessica is coming to the Philippines together with the rest of the “American Idol” Top 10 for the “Idol” concert tour on September 21 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The concert is part of American Idol Live Tour 2012 featuring the Top 10 contestants of the show.
Aside from Jessica, American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, Joshua Ledet, Hollie Cavanagh, Skylar Laine, Elise Testone, Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Heejun Han and Erika Van Pelt are all coming to the Philippines in September. Meet-and-greet events in malls will be announced.
The show was confirmed to Funfare by Renen de Guia of Ovation Productions which also handled the 2011 American Idol Live Tour.
Meanwhile, AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! returns this summer for another hit tour to showcase this season’s talented Top 10 finalists. The tour launches in Detroit, Michigan at the Joe Louis Arena on Friday, July 6th and wraps up on September 11th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Check out the complete list here.