In this Tuesday, April 16, 2013 photo, singer Jessica Sanchez poses for a portrait, in Los Angeles. The petite powerhouse enjoyed singing ballads on last season's “American Idol,” where she placed... more 
In this Tuesday, April 16, 2013 photo, singer Jessica Sanchez poses for a portrait, in Los Angeles. The petite powerhouse enjoyed singing ballads on last season's “American Idol,” where she placed second. But the 17-year-old admits that ballads aren't her only interest: Sanchez is hoping to capture a new and younger audience with her debut album, “Me, You and the Music,” released April 30. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File) less 
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