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Elise Kristine Anderson (born February 6, 2005)[1] was a contestant on Season 21 of American Idol.[2]


Elise auditioned in Las Vegas. Katy and at least one other judge voted "yes", sending her to the next round.

Hollywood Round[]

Elise was shown in the second part of Hollywood Week, in a duet with Matt Wilson called "Chocolate Vanilla Swirl", singing "You Are the Reason" by Calum Scott. For her final solo performance, she sang "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone. Afterwards, the judges brought her and Olivia Soli at the same time. Afterwards, the judges told her that she did enough to become a Top 26 finalist.

Top 26 (Hawaii Round) — Group 1[]

Elise was mentored by Allen Stone, and sang "Holding Out for a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler. She received the lowest number of votes in her group, alongside Emma Busse and Pjae, thus eliminating her from the competition.

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