Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
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- When he was eleven years old, he moved to Richmond, Virginia.
- On AmericanIdol.com's Top 20 highest-rated performances of season 5, Elliott got the most with 9. Behind him was Taylor with 7.
- Sometimes wishes he sung "Ribbon In the Sky" instead of "Knocks Me Off My Feet" during Stevie Wonder week. He has admitted to not doing the song justice even though Simon thought it was the best performance after Ace and Kellie.
- Song "Wait For You" placed number 19 on VH1's Top 40 Songs of 2007.
- His mother Claudette began singing at 12 doing blues and standards in hotels, clubs and steakhouses with orchestra leader Ray McKinley.
- Was born with severe allergies to trees, grass and pollen.
- Favorite song is "Moody's Mood For Love" by James Moody. Elliott recorded this song on the American Idols Season 5: Encores CD.
- Like winner Taylor Hicks, originally planned to audition in Memphis but couldn't due to Hurricane Katrina. Instead, drove to Boston for 11 1/2 hours and was the second to last person heard by the judges.