Jessica Sanchez holds successful Valentine concert


Posted at Feb 15 2013 01:22 PM | Updated as of Feb 15 2013 09:22 PM

Singer  Jessica Sanchez. File photo

MANILA, Philippines - "American Idol" season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez enjoyed her first solo concert in Manila on Thursday night.

In her official Twitter account, Sanchez said she had fun performing in front of her Filipino fans at the Araneta Coliseum with her guest performer, "American Idol" finalist Colton Dixon.

"Had so much fun last night! Starting my day off here in Manila with a photo shoot :)," Sanchez tweeted.

On her Valentine show, Sanchez received a standing ovation after she sang the Tagalog hit "Ikaw."

Aside from "And I Am Telling You," she also performed the songs she sang in "American Idol" like "Dance With My Father Again" and "I Will Always Love You."

On Friday morning, Sanchez was greeted by her boyfriend, "American Idol" contestant DeAndre Brackensick, a "happy Valentine's day."

Sanchez replied: "Happy Valentines Day @BrackensickAI11."