The participant #67235 of “American Idol” (7th season) who impressed Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul with her emotional performance of Aretha Franklin’s “Think Freedom” is going back home to access the performances of gifted teens at the 2017 Greatest Beyond Measure Teen Idol competition. Top finalist Syesha Mercado is a celebrity judge and will participate in the 2017 GBM Idol Talent Showcase where young singers will fight for cash rewards. The winner will
get $500. The event will take place on July 29 at Ringling College of Art and Design.
Syesha Mercado believes in the task of GBM. The singer and actress met its founder Melanie Thomas via the program “Team Success”.