Filipino fans of the Top 10 finalists in Season 11 of the reality singing show, “American Idol”, are definitely in for a treat this week as Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, DeAndre Brackensick, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Hee Jun Han, Skylar Laine, Colton Dixon and Hollie Cavanagh are coming to Manila for a one-night live performance on September 21 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
“American Idol Live! Tour 2012” brings together on the same stage on the same night the powerhouse cast of 10 new discoveries in the hit reality singing competition in their first Asian engagement following a 45-date US tour that took them to major cities in North America. The Top 10 finalists are expected to perform some of the numbers they did during the four-month talent search, with Sanchez drawing from her song list that includes, among others, “Change Nothing,” “Stuttering”, “Sweet Dreams” and “I Will Always Love You.” An online post of the tour’s repertoire indicates that Sanchez has seven production numbers and three solo spots.
The AI superstars will also grace Ayala and Megaworld Lifestyle Malls to promote not only the concert but also their American Idol Highlights albums under MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines). Catch your favorite American Idol Top 10 finalists at the following malls: September 19 at Eastwood City (with Jessica, Elise, DeAndre, Heejun & Erika) and Glorietta Activity Center (with Phillip, Colton, Joshua, Skylar & Hollie) and on September 20 at Alabang Town Center (with Jessica, Elise, DeAndre, Heejun & Erika) and Venice Piazza McKinley Hill (with Phillip, Colton, Joshua, Skylar & Hollie). With special guests: Asia’s Acoustic Sweetheart Sabrina and Philippines’ foremost boy band 1:43. Album selling is from 10am onwards. Program starts at 5:00 pm. Buy your AI albums at the Odyssey selling booth and have it signed after the show.