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About Thia

Thia Megia finished 10th place along side Naima Adedapo in the double elimination round of American Idol on March 31st, 2011. She and Naima will be touring North America in the Summer 2011 concert with the rest of the 11 finalists.

Full name: Thialorei Lising Megia
Stage name: Thia Megia
Age: 16
Birthday: January 30, 1995
Born in Redwood City, California

Hometown: Tracy, California
Lives in Mountain House, California
Parents: Loreto and Cynthia Megia from Pampanga, Philippines

Is Thia 15 or 16 years old?! The American Idol Milwaukee audition took place on October 19th, 2010. Technically, she was 15 years old when she auditioned for Idol. The 10th season premiered on January 26, 2011. Since the audition was pre-taped in October, we see Thia saying that she was 15. There shouldn't be any confusion now, girl has to grow older each year! So Thia is 16 years old in 2011. :)

Instruments: Guitar, piano
Favorite artists: Michael Jackson, Adele, Jason Mraz and many more
Listens to a lot of: Sia (mentioned in an interview), Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Duffy and Adele

Trivia: Her zodiac sign is Aquarius;

>> Of Filipino descent. Started singing at age 4. Wrote her very first song at age 6. a sophomore in high school. has a Chihuahua named Lucky who likes to sing along with her.

You know her from: America's Got Talent Season 4, Top 40 finalist (2009).

Audition Song: "Chasing Pavements" by Adele (Audition Video)
Audition City: Milwaukee, WI
Audition number: 71026


Public Appearances

Top 11 Elimination Media rounds with Naima Adedapo:

Good Day LA interview, Los Angeles, CA | April 1, 2011

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Hollywood, CA | April 1, 2011, performed "Heat Wave & Out Here on My own"

Access Hollywood
, Burbank, CA | April 2011, performed "Out Here on My Own"

Live with Regis and Kelly, New York City, NY | April 4, 2011, performed "Chasing Pavements"

Top 11: Mohammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night Annual Event, Phoenix, Arizona | March 19, 2011

Top 13: Red Carpet- Red Riding Hood Premiere
, Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, CA | March 7, 2011

Top 13: the After Party, The Grove, Los Angeles, CA | March 3, 2011

Idol Prom: The 2011 debut of Top 24 Semi-Finalists, Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, CA | February 24, 2011

Seen On Idol

Top 11 Finals (Redux): Elton John Theme Week, March 30, 2011

Song: "Daniel"

Top 11 Finals: Classic Motown Tunes, March 23, 2011
Song: "(Love is like a ) Heat Wave" by Martha and the Vandellas

Top 12 Finals: The year they were born theme night, March 16th, 2011
Song: "Colors of the Wind" by Vanessa Williams

Top 13 Finals: Personal Favorite Idol Theme night, March 9th, 2011
Song: "Smile" by Michael Jackson/Charlie Chaplin

Earlier appearances:

TV Idol premiere: January 26, 2011

Hollywood Round One: February 10, 2011
Song: "Summertime," a George Gershwin composition, popularized by many artists including Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sam Cooke and Janis Joplin.

Hollywood Group Round: February 16, 2011 - NOT FEATURED!

Hollywood Final Round: February 17, 2011
Song: "Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong (along with many covers!)

Hollywood Top 24 Results: February 24, 2011
Song: "You Raise me Up" by Josh Groban

Semi-Final Round Top 24 (Girls Night): March 2, 2011
Song: "Out here on my Own" from the movie 'Fame'