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Meet ‘American Idol’ Top 12 Standout Wé Ani, Everything to Know About Her

We Ani on 'American Idol'ABC/Eric McCandless

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Wé Ani has become one of the most talked-about singers on American Idol Season 21. Her unique voice and powerful performances have consistently impressed the judges and captivated audiences. But who is Wé Ani?

Wé Ani Previously Competed On The Voice

Wé is a 24-year-old singer from Harlem, New York. She first gained national attention as a contestant on The Voice Season 11 when she was just 17 years old. Although she didn’t win the competition, Wé’s talent was undeniable, and she quickly became a fan favorite.

Fast forward to 2023, and Wé is now making waves on American Idol. Her audition shocked the judges when they heard her high-pitched speaking voice, which is completely different from her powerful singing voice. Wé’s name also has a special significance, as she revealed to Katy Perry that it means “diligence” in Swahili.

Wé has already released an EP titled Frantic, which features five songs showcasing her impressive vocal range and soulful style. Her latest single, “Won’t Take Me Alive,” is a duet with fellow Idol contestant PJAE. Wé’s most recent performance on American Idol was a standout rendition of “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman. Lionel Richie praised her for being “amazing,” and Katy Perry declared that Wé has the potential to be a “superstar.”

As the competition heats up on American Idol, all eyes will be on Wé to see what she’ll bring to the stage next. With her powerful voice and unique style, she’s sure to be a standout contestant and a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.

Wé Ani is Popular on TikTok

Offstage, Wé has also gained popularity on TikTok, where she has over 743,000 followers. Her videos showcase her talent and sense of humor, and often feature covers of popular songs and funny videos about her speaking voice.

Wé’s TikTok popularity has also helped her connect with her fans on a more personal level. She often responds to comments and messages, sharing words of encouragement and gratitude with her followers.

In one of her recent posts, she thanked her fans for their support and credited them for helping her make it to the Top 12 of American Idol. With her talent, charm, and growing fan base, it’s clear that Wé has a bright future ahead of her in the music industry.

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