07:12 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 06/01/2012 06:45AM
The dust is settling on season 11 of American Idol, and for runner-up Jessica Sanchez and third-place finisher Joshua Ledet it's a moment of calm before they set out on the Idols Live tour.
Well, sort of. The newly minted celebrities are making the rounds, talking to press and meeting important people, like First Lady Michelle Obama.
Both stopped by PEOPLE offices to talk about their favorite moments on the show and to look ahead at their first big concert tour.
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Abercrombie's 'Exclusionary' CEO Responds to (But Doesn't Apologize For) the Controversy
Is Beyoncé Pregnant with Baby No. 2?
Did Josh Powell's Brother Commit Suicide Because He Buried Susan's Body?
Maternity Style Rx: Kim Kardashian, We're Concerned About Your Feet
Ashley Hamilton Opens Up About Eating Disorder
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On People.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!