Jessica Sanchez will make a guest appearance during the Idol Philippines finale this weekend.
The Fil-Am singer, who became first runner-up in American Idol Season 11, arrived in Manila on July 25, 2019.
Jessica told PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) that she has plans to release an EP soon.
What's keeping her busy now?
"I'm finishing an EP. I've recorded 20 songs so far and I'm excited to release it all soon once its mixed.
"I plan to go back in October for more shows and I hope to see everyone again. The Philippines has been and will always be my second home!"
How does she feel about returning to the Philippines?
"It feels great to be back. I miss singing for Filipinos and this is a special moment for me being in Idol PH."
If she had the time, what tourist spots in the Philippines does she want to visit?
"Of course, Bataan, where my lola lives. I've also been to Batangas and I love the beaches there!"
Will she be guesting in any other show during her visit here?
"Aside from Idol, I'm doing corporate shows now."
There are five contestants competing in the grand finals of Idol Philippines this weekend.
They are: Lance Busa, Lucas Garcia, Dan Ombao, Zephanie Dimaranan, and Miguel Odron.
What advice would Jessica give to the winner of Idol Philippines?
"Just do your best, be proud. Having to reach the finals is a gift and privilege. You will always remember that moment for the rest of your life!"