LIVE BLOG: ‘American Idol’ finale: Performance night
Will it be Jessica or Phillip?

THE FINALE. It's a toss-up between Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips

MANILA, Philippines – Will it be Jessica Sanchez or Phillip Phillips? 

On Tuesday evening, May 22 (Wednesday, May 23 in Manila), the final two contestants of American Idol will sing their hearts out for America’s votes. 

Sanchez, the 16-year-old “diva-in-training” from California will battle it out against Phillips, the 20-year-old heartthrob from Georgia.

Here is a liveblog of the performance night.


Who did better? Compare the performances of the American Idol Finalists! 

Below is Jessica’s rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing,” the first song she sang for the American Idol Finale.

In the video below, Jessica Sanchez sings “The Prayer.”

Jessica Sanchez sings “Change Nothing”

Phillip Phillips sings “Moving Out.”


Phillip Phillips sings “Stand By Me.”

Phillip Phillips sings “Home.”

Click on the links below for more on Jessica Sanchez’ American Idol journey.

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