The 15-year old singer from California, delivered a powerful perfomance of the the song "Out Here On My Own", Wednesday night (Thursday morning in the Philippines). Last night, Thia was proclaimed as one of the 13 finalists of the talent search after the votes from the show's viewers were tallied.
"You sang Out Here on My Own. Steven was blown away by your perfect pitch. Jennifer loved it," American Idol host Ryan Seacrest said as he delivered the results to the teenager.
Meanwhile, fellow Filipino-American Clint Jun Gamboa failed to charm the voters and was among the 11 casualties of last night's elimination episode.
Here’s the Official American Idol 10 Top 13 Finalists: