On the finale results show of Wednesday, May 23, 2012, Jessica Sanchez may become the next American Idol. She will also be performing several special group performances on this results show. In the Top 4, Sanchez sang Jennifer Holliday’s “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going” to rave reviews. She will now being singing the same song as a duet with Jennifer, who was the original Effie – the character in Dreamgirls who sang “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going.”
Jennifer Hudson also sang this same song in the Dreamgirls movie. She went on to win an Oscar for best supporting actor for that role.