American Idol The X Factor

Top 25 Performances of 2012 – New Year’s Countdown – #18

Jennel Garcia

#18 is Jennel Garcia with “Home Sweet Home”! Could there have been more tragic of an elimination during this season of The X Factor than the ridiculously early sweeping-under-the-rug of Jennel? Yet another victim of this show’s ridiculous live show protocols, an early front runner was tossed under the bus without ever even delivering a truly poor performance. Her “Home Sweet Home” was most definitely a standout moment this season, showing promise of fantastic performances yet to come. Alas, we were falsely hyped up for performances we would never have the pleasure of witnessing.

I read an interview with Jennel post elimination where she admitted to having quite an “I pity the fool” moment while listening to the band warming up “Proud Mary” during rehearsals, only to realize they were preparing the song for her. Do these kids really have that little control over what’s going on? The saddest part about the situation was that Jennel’s “Proud Mary” was actually decent. It was most definitely not elimination worthy. It was just nowhere near as amazing as “Home Sweet Home.” Then again, few performances this past season were.

A bold song choice, tremendous confidence, and raw talent propel Jennel Garcia to #18 on this list. Maybe she’s placed slightly high, but if she could get hosed on The X Factor as she did, I’m going to say I’m entitled to treat her well here. Also, something about the sh*t-show Simon caused between himself and Demi while Jennel and Paige Thomas awaited their fates that night totally rubbed me the wrong way. Here’s to hoping Jennel truly finds her way in the industry. As Simon (oddly enough) put it, we could use a fresh pop starlet with a rock edge tearing up the Top 40 charts today.

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Larvitax
Larvitax

@JennelGarcia Amazing article! so true!

FerniiDL
FerniiDL

@JennelGarcia hermosa te amo <3 ! vas a llegar muy lejos *-*

Justice25hours
Justice25hours

@JennelGarcia AWWWWW YOU ARE AWESOME!! I LOVE YOU SO MUCH<333

JennelHearts
JennelHearts

@JennelGarcia Happy New Year,Jennel-'I Love U <3

HadleyAdelman
HadleyAdelman

@JennelGarcia agreed. #nuffsaid its what i have been saying so uess i agree 100%

gabryellacsb
gabryellacsb

@JennelGarcia Happy New Years <3 baixinha

Cattymata
Cattymata

@JennelGarcia Ooh, thats awesome!! And I cant agree more with it! Congrats, you deserve it:))

JoeTranch
JoeTranch moderator

Jennel fans are awesome!

tgriffin93
tgriffin93

@JennelGarcia I think you should of been higher:)

MariaClaraMon14
MariaClaraMon14

@JennelGarcia you are amazing girl, i'm so excited for 2013, will be your year, you're amazing girl, love you

JennelSupporter
JennelSupporter

@JennelGarcia I read it of course! You shouldn't have left! But 2013 is your year. <3

ValKPloughman
ValKPloughman

@JennelGarcia Happy New Year! All the Best in 2013!

christyyannee
christyyannee

@JennelGarcia FHDSJKFJSAK I LOVE YOUU JENNEL!!!

YourPalDarcy
YourPalDarcy

@JennelGarcia And I was super upset when you left but then I mean you got signed almost right away! #truespicer

YourPalDarcy
YourPalDarcy

@JennelGarcia I think you definitely deserved to win the x factor you are perfect:)

Meredith_Luvs1D
Meredith_Luvs1D

@JennelGarcia YEAA!!!!!!!!! I Think You Should Have Been #1

whatupdan
whatupdan

@JennelGarcia I watched the video over and over, absolutely love the song u are amazing

LarissaTD
LarissaTD

@JennelGarcia I read that and loved!! We're so proud of you ..

karinax15
karinax15

@JennelGarcia JENNEL HURRY PLEASE FOLLOW ME BEFORE 2013 IT'LL MAKE MY YEAR

DesiStyles123
DesiStyles123

@JennelGarcia I LOVE YOU JENNEL IM THE BIGGEST SPICER:)

vinnydb
vinnydb

And you amazing, sensational .... I'm rooting for you, and I'm very anxious waiting for their first album, I'm your Brazilian fan

Fra_Massa91
Fra_Massa91

@JennelGarcia I have the song as ringtone...absolutely amazing

spicywitharmony
spicywitharmony

@JennelGarcia Happy New Year baby! Hope 2013 be better than 2012 for you!

Brazjul
Brazjul

@JennelGarcia Agree! You and @Lyric145 were one of the acts that I thought that brought the most energy and excitement to the perfomances.

Diamond_lpn
Diamond_lpn

@JennelGarcia I was very upset when you left, you are so talented #spicersontop

KarolQa2
KarolQa2

@JennelGarcia Im a true one but it seems to be written by the angryest person... well,u deserve all the best & all happens 4 a reason. [♥] u

LovaticOfRobyn
LovaticOfRobyn

@JennelGarcia jennel love of my life, answer me or follow me, do anything, that's my dream, my new year's gift, the Brazil loves you 1

_HolyBieber_
_HolyBieber_

@JennelGarcia Happy New Year my love <3 brazil love you

pllfeverbr
pllfeverbr

@JennelGarcia I read and I completely agree, your elimination was SO unfair! but dont worry, you will shine more than everyone ;)) reply me?

joetranch
joetranch

@JennelGarcia Hey, Jennel! I'm so glad you liked my countdown. I'm looking forward to seeing what you do in 2013! Happy New Year!

sorvs
sorvs

@JennelGarcia all your performances deserve this!

ABaldaramos
ABaldaramos

@JennelGarcia yes, I was really touched by the article about u, jennel. We have been telling u r so f@#$in awesome. And wlysm. U r the best!

fuckjoyce
fuckjoyce

@JennelGarcia I LOOOOOVE YOU, HAPPY NEW YEAR BABY

spicywitharmony
spicywitharmony

@JennelGarcia You deserve MORE than this, you're perfect <3

SRAtantan
SRAtantan

@JennelGarcia nice job u should have gone alot farther u had my vote

Claudilalalax3
Claudilalalax3

@JennelGarcia spot on ! I literally flipped my table when you got eliminated!

admiringjennel
admiringjennel

@JennelGarcia Aw good! You saw the link I sent you!

curi0usss
curi0usss

@JennelGarcia I love you so much Jennel, I hope you follow me one day cause its my dream.