Jessica Sanchez, the Filipino-American-Mexican runner-up of Season 11 of the reality singing competition "American Idol," is already working on her first music album.
Dubbed as the ‘World Idol’, Sanchez, on her official Twitter account
on June 27 said: “At the stuuuuudio recording some amazing tracks for the upcoming album ;) <3.”
Sanchez’s fans on Twitter were ecstatic about the news and even created a new nickname for the talented 16-year-old.
Keren Gutierrez: “Excited to buy Jessica’s First album..Jessica Sanchez is GorJess”
Erickson Manalad: “Really??!!! Jessica is already recording her first album??? I wanna buy one! @JSanchezAI11 Jessica Sanchez is GorJESS”
Lim Ai Yim: “Jessica Sanchez is GorJESS! And I can’t wait for her Album, I wanna be the first to buy for exclusive collection yeah! :) @JSanchezAI11”
Aside from her album, Sanchez is also in talks to become a cast member of the hit teenage musical dramedy "Glee
If the deal with "Glee" pushes through, it will be Sanchez’s first acting and singing stint in a musical “dramedy.”
She will be joining co-guests Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker who also signed for the multi-episode arc.
Sanchez is also bound to finally come home and perform in the Philippines on September 21 during the AI concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Sanchez has a Filipina mother, who hails from Bataan, and a Mexican father. She has two younger brothers. - VVP, GMA News