Jessica Sanchez sang “I Will Always Love You” on Live! With Kelly. She was also interviewed by the bubbly Kelly and co-host Ed Robertson on May 29, 2012.
Kelly introduced Jessica saying:
“She may have finished second, but she definitely placed first in my heart during the season’s American Idol competition.”
She also admired Jessica’s style:
“You just naturally look like a star, you sort of carry yourself like a star, but you are only 16 yrs. old”
Ed said he was always blown away by the people in these shows, and the kids coming in, who according to him, were so amazing and so confident.
After Jessica sang “I Will Always Love You,” Kelly said:
“How did you not win? You are spectacular.”
Watch the rest of the interview. Below is the YouTube video of Jessica Sanchez, American Idol 2012 runner-up, being interviewed by Kelly and Ed.