Of all the remaining contestants on American Idol season 8, none has generated as much enthusiasm on the Internet as Anoop Desai. Even before he made it to the top 36 fan sites of the. Anoop Desai is from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He’s currently a graduate student at the University of North Carolina. He used to be a member of the an a cappella group called the UNC Clef Hangers.
Anoop auditioned in Kansas City, Missouri, he was sent to Hollywood with four yeses. Kansa City, isn’t that where David Cook auditioned last season?
Maybe it was his geeky look at his audition, shorts and flip flops or the fact that he told Randy Jackson he can call him Noop Dawg?! Unfortunately for him Randy didn’t catch that and started calling him Anoop Dog instead!