Jessica Sanchez Headed to Glee

Jessica Sanchez on American Idol 2012

American Idol season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez has been cast in a recurring role on Fox’s musical hit “Glee.”

Sanchez appearing on Glee has been rumored for quite sometime now, but it’s been made official. There’s no word on what character the 17-year-old singer will be playing or how many episodes she’ll be appearing in, but show creator Ryan Murphy backed up the news in a Tweet.

The Tweet also teased at a possible episode theme involving Jessica.

“Michael Ausiello broke news of Jessica Sanchez on Glee,” Murphy Tweeted. “With voices like Jessica, Lea, Naya, Melissa, Amber, and Jenna…Streisand episode?”

A recurring role on “Glee” isn’t bad for an American Idol runner-up. Especially considering that the success of Idol winners has been hit or miss during the past ten years or so. Congratulations to Jessica.

Are you excited that Jessica will be appearing on “Glee”? We’ll keep you posted when we find out more details about Jessica’s role and air dates.




  1. good for her!!! she should be fabulous on the show. it’s where she belongs for now. then watch her career skyrocket!! mazel tov, baby!!

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  2. Such a young lady with such an outstanding voice. She’ll do well and I wish her the best.

  3. I wish her well. Thats the kind of place she should be in right now. Good Luck Jessica!

  4. Super excited for glee, just saw her new music video Jump In with Apl.d.ap of black eyed peas at YouTube, great music

  5. so excited to see Jessica in Glee, I coud smell Superstardom with this young lady who has big VOICE..Amazing Voice , very rare in her generation..

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