Anthony Federov was born in the Ukraine, but moved to the United States in 1994. It was a miracle he could sing at all; due to a birth defect in his windpipe, he underwent a tracheotomy at an early age.
Anthony placed fourth in Carrie's season, and became a good friend to her along the way. He was best known for singing ballads, until being eliminated during country week.
|Week||Theme||Song sung||Artist||Order sung||Status|
|Top 24 (12 Men)||Contestant's Choice||"Hold On to the Nights"||Richard Marx||3||Advanced|
|Top 20 (10 Men)||Contestant's Choice||"I Want to Know What Love Is"||Foreigner||9||Advanced|
|Top 16 (8 Men)||Contestant's Choice||"I've Got You"||Marc Anthony||3||Advanced|
|Top 12||1960s||"Breaking Up Is Hard to Do"||Neil Sedaka||6||Safe|
|Top 11||Billboard #1||"I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)"||Aretha Franklin||1||Bottom 3|
|Top 10||1990s||"Something About the Way You Look Tonight"||Elton John||7||Safe|
|Top 9||Classic Broadway||"Climb Ev'ry Mountain"||The Sound of Music||5||Safe|
|Top 8||Year They Were Born|
|"Every Time You Go Away"||Paul Young||4||Safe|
|Top 7||1970s Dance Music||"Don't Take Away the Music"||Tavares||4||Bottom 3|
|Top 6||21st Century||"I Surrender"||Celine Dion||4||Bottom 2|
|Top 5||Lieber & Stoller|
Current Week Billboard Chart
|Top 4||Country Music|
Gamble & Huff
|"I'm Already There"|
"If You Don't Know Me by Now"