Runner-up on the eleventh season of American Idol. She released her first studio album, Me, You & the Music, in 2013.
She appeared on America's Got Talent when she was eleven years old.
She sang "The Star Spangled Banner" at a 2008 game between the New York Jets and the San Diego Chargers.
She was born in California to a Filipina mother and a Mexican-American father. She has two younger brothers.
She appeared on American Idol, a show hosted by Ryan Seacrest.