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Anwar Farid Robinson (born April 21st, 1979) was a contestant on Season 4 of American Idol.

Audition[]

Anwar auditioned in Washington, D.C. He sang "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" by Stevie Wonder. All four judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Anwar was shown in the first part of Hollywood Round singing "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" by Stevie Wonder. The judges told him afterwards that he did enough to advance. In the second round, he was shown in a group with Mario Vazquez and Jamar Jefferson singing "I Can't Help Myself" by Four Tops. Each member of his group advanced following their performance. He was shown on the final day, advancing along with He did enough to progress, along with Jamar, Mario, Matthew Kester, Carrie Underwood, Constantine Maroulis, Judd Harris, David Brown, Janay Castine and Vonzell Solomon. During the judges' final deliberation, it was revealed that he did enough to make the Top 24.

Top 24[]

Anwar sang "Moon River" by Andy Williams. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 20[]

Anwar sang "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 16[]

Anwar sang "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong. He received enough votes to make the Top 12.

Top 12[]

Anwar sang "A House is Not a Home" by Dionne Warwick. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 11[]

Anwar sang "Ain't Nobody" by Chaka Khan. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.

Top 10[]

Anwar sang "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly. He was placed in the Bottom 2 for that week.

Top 9[]

Anwar sang "If Ever I Could Leave You" by Robert Goulet from Camelot. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 8[]

Anwar sang "I'll Never Love This Way Again" by Dionne Warwick. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for another week.

Top 7[]

Anwar sang "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire. He received the lowest number of votes for that week, eliminating him from the competition.

Season 4
Finalists
Carrie Underwood  · Bo Bice  · Vonzell Solomon  · Anthony Fedorov  · Scott Savol  · Constantine Maroulis  · Anwar Robinson  · Nadia Turner  · Nikko Smith  · Jessica Sierra  · Mikalah Gordon  · Lindsey Cardinale
Semifinalists
Mario Vazquez  · Amanda Avila  · Janay Castine  · Travis Tucker  · Joseph Murena  · David Brown  · Aloha Mischeaux  · Celena Rae  · Judd Harris  · Sarah Mather  · Jared Yates  · Melinda Lira
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