Another finalist dismissed from 'American Idol'

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on April 26, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 26 at 8:03 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elise Testone won't be winning it all on "American Idol."

The rockin' 28-year-old teacher from Charleston, S.C., was revealed to have received the fewest viewer votes Thursday on the Fox singing competition.

Testone delivered energetic renditions of Queen's "I Want It All" and Jimi Hendrix's "Bold as Love" Wednesday but wasn't able evade eviction after appearing at the bottom six times.

Testone was joined in the bottom three by 18-year-old singer Hollie Cavanagh from McKinney, Texas. She tugged at the judges' heartstrings with Queen's "Save Me" and Miley Cyrus' "The Climb."

Eighteen-year-old rocker Skylar Laine from Brandon, Miss., was the other contestant on the edge. She wowed with Queen's "The Show Must Go On" and Jason Aldean's "Tattoos on This Town."

The five remaining finalists return to the stage next week.

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