Jessica Sanchez Quotes.
Every single year, I tell myself I am going to drive. It never happens. I don’t know how to drive. I am already 20. This needs to happen.
I was 16-years-old when I appeared on ‘American Idol,’ and the show was my boot camp. It was a crazy, stressful at times, experience.
‘American Idol’ is such a big platform. It’s been on for so many seasons. I went on the show not thinking I was going to make it that far at all because there was so many talented people that auditioned.
I don’t want people to just hand me music and be like, ‘Here, you sound good on this. Sing it.’ I want to be able to say, ‘This is me.’
I feel like artists and their lyrics are something that people can relate to when it comes to love and break-ups. I really want people to know how I felt when I went through a break up, when I really felt alive, and everything in between.
When I found out that I made it to the Season 11 finale, I was so shocked that if you went on YouTube and re-watch the Top 3 Results Show, you will see my face looked like a bus hit it.
On ‘Idol,’ I understood that everyone wanted to hear my vocals, so I stuck with the ballads.
I’m playing a powerhouse singer who is big competition, but she’s also really down to earth and sweet. But the whole sweet thing goes away when she’s in competition mode. I love the show, so I’m very excited to be a part of it. I’m going to kill it on ‘Glee!’
I know when to have fun, but when it comes to my music, I’m really serious about my career.
I’m all about risque – I love that stuff. I love to be creative – that’s what the entertainment business is about.
I’ve been working hard my whole life.
I’m very blessed and appreciative of everything that’s happened, and I’m just working hard for more opportunities to come.
I do sing ballads, but I’m not a balladeer. I’m not the next Celine Dion.
I grew up singing ballads, but what I really wanted to get into was the mainstream music on the radio because I really love the beats and everything.
I’ve been watching ‘American Idol’ since I was five years old.
I always make a wish at 11:11, even if its something cheesy.
‘Idol’ was more of a competition, and that was more of a platform that I wanted to get a hold of and get on top of. And I finally got that opportunity, and now it’s more like, I just gotta show and prove myself to everybody that I’m not just the ‘balladeer.’
This is going to seem odd, but I love Eminem because he has so much conviction and emotion in the way he raps. Every word that he raps, you feel it.
I have a picture with Obama in my house, and I freak out every time I see it. I’m like, ‘What the heck? Did that even happen?’ It’s like a dream.
Do not let anything get in your way of chasing your dreams.
I love artists that just do what they do with so much passion and emotion.
The best part of being signed by a major label was having the support of a big company behind me and the ability to meet new artists and producers.
I play volleyball on the beach. It’s a great way to work out and have fun.
Christmas is my favorite holiday because you spend time with family. I love the decorations, the music, and buying gifts for people. Everything about Christmas is the best.
I want to release music that is true to myself.
Before I was on ‘Idol,’ I just sat at home and played video games all day long. Now I get to travel and work towards my dream. It’s the best feeling ever.
I remember Steven Tyler coming up to me once. He was like, ‘Oh my god, you have a God given talent,’ and I freaked out. He’s so sweet.
I always make a wish at 11:11, even if it’s something cheesy.
When I found out that I was going to be singing with Jennifer Holliday, I literally freaked out! I grew up listening to her, and I was going to cry because I sang with someone who is a huge inspiration to me.
Have fun. Especially while you’re still young, you gotta keep the spark up. Even when things get boring, just remember to have fun.
‘Proud Mary’ was the best song for me to perform because it was so much fun.
But I’m really into old music – bluesy, soulful singers, like Etta James, Ray Charles, and Aretha Franklin. I wouldn’t have minded being born in the 1960s!
I have always wanted to do a Christmas album and covers.
I personally love J.Lo because she’s a fashion icon and I love her music.
I am a workaholic. I like to work, work, work.
вЂњI DonвЂ™t Want to Miss A ThingвЂќ is a hard song to perform, I was worried that I was not going to reach that significant note that is at the end of the song. Thank god, Steven loved it! He was the nicest and friendliest judge that I have met. He also invited me to chat with him whether I had free time on the Idol set.
In the U.S., no one minds who I am, even if they saw me in ‘Idol.’ If I’m not doing any shows, my friends and I can just drive around the neighborhood and go to bars at night and chill till four in the morning.
Music has always been my passion. It was not a hobby or something I can take out of my life.
Being hurt by someone you really cared about, it makes me want to make them regret ever hurting my heart. Best way of doing that? Success. Get ready for it.
Even though it was a stressful time in my life, I have a lot of good memories from my Idol experience.
I really want to show my supporters – -the direction I wish to go into, and my fans know that is what I want to do! They even have recommended songs for me to sing, I love my fans…they are awesome!
I’ve been homeschooled since ninth grade.