11 May 2020, Kathmandu
Nepali youth Dibesh Pokharel has made it to the top seven finalists of the 18th edition of American Idol 2020.
Dibesh, 22, who lives in Wichita City of Kansas State is among the top seven contestants garnering the highest number of votes held on Sunday.
Dibesh sang the song titled Kiss The Girl of the animated film Little Mermaid sung by Ashley Tisdale in his journey to the top seven. Composed by Howard Ashman, the lyrics were written by Alan Menken.
Dibesh, who left for America five years ago, has also given his voice to some Nepali songs.
He has stolen the limelight, of late, after he participated in the American Idol.