01:23 PM EDT 03/19/2015


Jennifer Holliday

American Idol

American Idol's Jessica Sanchez & Joshua Ledet Look Back – and Ahead

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.

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