10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘American Idol’ Contestant Devin Velez

We were out of our seats cheering when Puerto Rican Devin Velez’s name was announced as one of the five males to make it into the top 10 of American Idol’s 12th season. It was clear he would be a front-runner from the moment he hit his first note, but it wasn’t until he belted out an immaculate bilingual version of “Somos Novios” that we knew we’d seen Idol gold.

In a celebration of Velez’s solid success thus far, we thought it might be nice to fill you in on a few things you might not know about this talented high school senior.   

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