Wetpaint Entertainment: How did it feel to find out that early in the show that you made it?
Jessica Sanchez: When they called me up, I was a nervous wreck. I wanted to cry so bad. Even though I did perform better than I did in rehearsals the other night, I felt confident but nervous because everybody here is so amazing. So there was a little worry there, but I made it and I'm so happy to be here.
What's your style of music and what can we expect going forward?
I guess you can compare me to Beyoncé. I can sing ballads but I can also do that urban kind of stuff.
Who would be your dream mentor on the show?
It would be Beyoncé. Love Beyoncé.
If you can sing any song, what would it be?
"How Come You Don't Call Me Anymore" by Prince. I love that song. That song is amazing.
With young contestants, the judges have said how important song choice is. How will you let your youth steer your choices?
I think we can all sing whatever song we want, but we have to find a way to pull it off and make it our own style.
Do you think there are some things you can't sing?
Well, of course like provocative stuff and all that. We all try to keep all young and fresh and new but still classic.
Have you worked with some famous people?
What do you mean by famous? Not professionally, but it's been all a jumble. I've met people in the music industry, but I haven't really worked with anybody. So this is my chance. I'm going to work hard for it.