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MANILA, Philippines - Filipino-American Bridget “Jett” Hermano is out of American Idol’s Top 20.
Jett, one of 3 Fil-Ams to earn a place among the show’s Top 40, was eliminated on February 27 (February 28 Manila time) during the 3rd sudden death round.
During the round, she was among 10 girls to compete for 5 coveted places in the Top 20. Sadly, she did not make the cut.
Here are the girls who competed in the 3rd sudden death round:
The 5 girls who impressed the judges enough to make it to the Top 20 are:
During the round, Jett performed Rihanna’s “Only Girl (In The World)” on piano.
Here's a fan video of the performance posted on YouTube:
The pretty 25-year-old Seattle native first caught people’s attention at the audition rounds with her gorgeous voice and distinct hip hop vibe.
Watch Jett being interviewed on American Idol here:
Watch Jett in a music video of a song called "Wake Up Call" here:
With her talent and ability to play the guitar and piano, her supporters have reason to hope for a music career for Jett beyond American Idol.
So far, Adriana Latonio is the only Fil-Am contestant with a spot on the Top 20. On March 1, Fil-Am Bryant Tadeo will compete in the second boys’ sudden death round. - Rappler.com
(American Idol Season 12 airs every Thursday and Friday via satellite at 6pm with a primetime replay at 8pm and 10pm on ETC.)
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