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Dawson Wayne Rice (born November 15, 2001)[1] was a contestant on Season 21 of American Idol.[2]


Dawson's audition was not televised.

Hollywood Round[]

Dawson was shown in the first part of Hollywood Week, choosing to work on his Confidence. He sang an original song called "Sour Skies". For his final solo performance, he sang "Flying" by Cody Fry. Afterwards, the judges told him that he did enough to become a Top 26 finalist.

Top 26 (Hawaii Round) — Group 2[]

Dawson was mentored by Noah Cyrus and sang "Copycat" by Billie Eilish. He received the lowest number of votes for his group, alongside Malik Heard and Elijah McCormick, thus eliminating him from the competition.

List of Performances[]