Jessica Sanchez and Deandre Brackensick competed on Season 11 of ' American Idol,' yet neither took home the crown (though Sanchez did come pretty close, as the runner up). Sanchez and Brackensick, who enraptured the judges with his high falsetto croon, can snuggle up to each other all summer long on the ' American Idol' summer tour.Their consolation prize is According to Rickey.org, Sanchez, 16, confirmed her relationship status with Brackensick, 17, during a Ustream chat. Maybe -- just maybe -- they can duet on the new Interscsope signee's album! It was actually the fans who initiated the outing of the pair.

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Brackensick came in eighth place and was a judge favorite for his high-pitched, smooth voice.

In May Sanchez opened up to Fox News Latino exclusively about her heritage and her future plans now that she is done with “American Idol.” The vocally gifted singer said being Mexican is a big part of who she is as a person, just as much as her Filipino background.

” and with that, two Idol fanbases were left stunned. Check out the screen caps at JSanchez Fan Seventeen year old Deandre graduated from high school in May. The teen lovebirds are performing tonight with The Idols Live show in Portland Oregon.

She started singing at the age of 2, and aspires to be a mainstream singer who can "belt but sing upbeat songs".

"I'm (supposed to be) a student of Indiana High School, and I'm with Hoosierdaddies and I'm in the regional competitions," Sanchez said. "I met Naya Rivera and all the rest of the cast, they're so amazing, so nice." contestant De Andre Brackensick.

She also revealed her favorite song on the recently released album, the same-sex supporting "Right to Fall." "I like the message," she said."I’ve never been out of the country, so I would love to go," she said.After asking fans to guess her "secret", Sanchez finally admitted that she and the 17-year-old are a couple, saying: "He's my boyfriend. Yes Jessica is my girlfriend."Sanchez, 16, has signed a record deal with Interscope and is working on the release of an upcoming album. "Brackensick later took to his Twitter account where he confirmed the news, writing: "Me and Jessica are officially dating. Jessica Sanchez revealed in a U Stream chat with fans today that she and fellow American Idol Season 11 contestant, Deandre Brackensick, are dating. I adore American Idol, but also love The Voice, Glee, X Factor and more! "I got a secret and I want you guys to guess,” Sanchez on Twitter."He's my boyfriend, she added about Brackensick. Brackensick followed up on the news by Tweeting about his new love as well.