Bryant Tadeo on American Idol Top 40, Another Talented Fil-Am Contestant to Follow Footsteps of Jessica Sanchez?

Bryant Tadeo is reportedly on the American Idol Top 40 contestants for season 12. He has auditioned also for season 11, but had not reach Top 24.

On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 7 p.m. ET, American Idol will premiere in selected cities. The actual premier of the show is on Wednesday, January 16, 2012, at 8 p.m. and Thursday, January 17, 2012 at the same time, all on Fox.

Bryant Tadeo American Idol 2013 contestant
Bryant Tadeo, Image credit: American Idol

Bryant Tadeo revealed on American Idol during his first audition with the judges on season 11:

“Friends and family always supported my singing…”

Bryant Tadeo seems to be of Filipino descent, so there’s someone Fil-Ams and Filipinos would be cheering for. Could he follow Jessica Sanchez’s footsteps and be one of the two contestants in the Grand Finale?

According to the American Idol website, fans can ask questions on the debut episode during the LIVE Q&A. Fans who want to participate could log on at

Would Bryant Tadeo make it through to the live performances? He seems a legitimate American Idol contender and eventual winner just by viewing his YouTube uploads.

Here’s one video of Bryant Tadeo singing “House of the Rising Sun” during the Mitch Roth for Prosecutor Hilo Fundraising event on March 8, 2012 shot by Paul Mow and uploaded by mitchrothhawaii.

Bryant Tadeo at Mitch Roth

Video credit: mitchrothhawaii/YouTube

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