Elise Testone

Elise Testone Eliminated on ‘American Idol’
Elise Testone was finally eliminated from Season 11 of 'American Idol' tonight (April 26). We say "finally" not because we did not enjoy her smoky, husky voice or her offbeat, edgy and rock 'n' roll song choices throughout the course of the season, but because the singer has been camped out in the bottom of the voting multiple times. The odds seemed to indicate that she would eventually
Elise Testone Earns Mixed Reviews From ‘American Idol’ Judges With ‘I Want to Know What Love Is’
On tonight's (April 4) episode of 'American Idol,' Elise Testone chose to get her '80s on with Foreigner's ballad 'I Want to Know What Love Is.' On paper, it was the right vehicle for her smoky voice, since she could explode with the song's the big chorus, as episode mentor Gwen Stefani noted. Testone is a modern day Janis Joplin, and one of the strongest and most unique singers in the competition
Elise Testone Gives Us Reason to Show Her ‘A Whole Lotta Love’ on ‘American Idol’
When ‘American Idol’ hopeful Elise Testone walked into rehearsal and told mentors Stevie Nicks and Jimmy Iovine that she was planning to sing ‘Whole Lotta Love’ by English rock band Led Zeppelin, they looked slightly worried. However once Testone opened her mouth, the fear and skepticism immediately washed from their faces. Nicks even had the singer harmonize with her on one of her very own songs