Whoever says American Idol doesn’t get you anywhere clearly hasn’t checked out any TV news recently. Season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez (the little lady with the big ol’ voice) is headed to Glee, giving Idol fans everywhere reason to say, “Nah-nah-nah, told you so!” to all those nay-sayers (you know who you are).
Sanchez won’t be a drive-by character on the series, appearing in a few scenes and never to be heard from again (Charice, anyone?). The San Diego-native is slated for a multi-episode arc, according to TVLine. There’s just one small issue: We have absolutely no clues from Fox (or Ryan Murphy’s ever-active Twitter) as to what Miss Sanchez might do when she gets to the sing-a-long fest that is Glee. (And Fox has not responded to Hollywood.com's request for clarification regarding Sanchez's character.) But, with a wealth of Glee knowledge and memories of Sanchez bringing down the house with her unbelievable renditions of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” and Jennifer Holliday’s “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going.” So, with all this vocal ammunition, what could they do with the talented young lady? We’ve got a few ideas: