#IdolEdge: Chatting with Jena Irene

Published 05/21 2014 05:33PM

Updated 05/21 2014 06:22PM

LOS ANGELES, CA -- It was a night to remember for the 17-year-old American Idol finalist, and we caught up with Jena Irene after Tuesday night's finale.

She talked about how it felt to perform her original single live for the first time, the energy inside the Nokia Theatre, and what she is most looking forward to about Wednesday night's show.

In case you missed our live coverage, check out the video!

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