Brandon Elder was a contestant on Season 16 of American Idol.

Audition[edit | edit source]

Brandon auditioned in New Orleans. He sang an original song called "Gone", dedicated to his late mother. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.

Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]

Although not shown singing, he was shown in the same Group of Ten as William Casanova, Catie Turner and Zach D'Onofrio. He advanced along with Catie and William. He was later shown in the Solo Round singing "Home" by Daughtry. Afterwards, he was placed in the same holding room as Crystal Alicea, Deonte Baker, Gabbii Jones and Genavieve Linkowski. Everyone in their room was eliminated.

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