Jennifer Holliday and Jessica Sanchez
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The excellent comments on the duet of Jessica Sanchez and Jennifer Holliday of the song “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going” was a clear indication that it was the mega-performance of the night. This was during the American Idol 2012 Finale.
Phillip Phillips was proclaimed the winner, and everyone felt his emotion when he cried while singing his coronation song, “Home.”
The talk of the night too was this duet. Jessica held her own against the seasoned performer and Grammy winner, Jennifer Holliday. Here are some comments and reactions to Jessica & Jennifer’s duet during the American Idol finale.
Jessica’s comment about Jennifer:
“I love her so much. She’s the sweetest thing and she sings like a freakin’ monster. I couldn’t have picked a better person to sing with that night.”
The American Idol 2012 judges stood on their feet, and Jennifer Lopez was not able to contain her admiration, she was jumping up and down.
On Facebook, to date, there are 7,578 people who liked the video of Jennifer and Jessica singing “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going.” There were also 1,335 shares. On Twitter, Jessica Sanchez went trending worldwide right after the American Idol finale, when Phillip Phillips was crowned the winner.
On YouTube, it is the most viewed of all the Idol finale videos with 489, 676 views.
Below are excerpts from fan’s comments:
“Gave me goose bumps…”
“Powerhouse, both of them…”
“The best duet ever…”
“One of the best all time…”
“Best Grand Finale Duet on Idol!”
“Most powerful performance I have ever seen in my life…”
American Idol acknowledged this fact as well:
“America was captivated as Jennifer Holliday & Jessica Sanchez performed “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going.”
You can watch Jennifer & Jessica’s Duet Here.