While 16-year-old American Idol contestant Jessica Sanchez was beaten by 21-year-old Phillip Phillips during the reality TV show finale, Tweeps have taken the battle online and are showing her that she won something even more important: their love.
Microbloggers have declared May 24 Jessica Sanchez Day and are tweeting “American Idol got it wrong” and “That Should Be Jessica Holding the American Idol Trophy.”
140 character posts also list some of the many things that make Jessica beautiful in Twitterers’ eyes including, “Her Personality, Her Voice, Her Talent,” “her humbleness” and “her voice and skill.”
The name of British author and columnist “Peter Hitchens” is at the top of the chart.
Turkish speaking microbloggers are marking “Hayırlı Kandiller” (loosely translated to “Holy Night” in English) with uplifting messages and prayers of love, friendship and forgiveness.
Fans of teenage pop singer Greyson Chance are still singing his praises and tweeting “Greyson Is Flawless.”
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on May 24 at 6:30 AM GMT are:
- Peter Hitchens
- That Should Be Jessica
- Hayırlı Kandiller
- Nicer Dicer
- What Makes Jessica Beautiful
- Regaip Kandiliniz
- Greyson Is Flawless