American Idol' shocker: Kenedi Anderson, frontrunner who won platinum ticket, quits show

The competition on "American Idol" just got a whole lot wider, with frontrunner Kenedi Anderson's shocking withdrawal from the competition.

The show's longtime host Ryan Seacrest announced the news in a clip inserted into Monday's episode after the 17-year-old

high schooler's performance of "Human" by Christina Perri, which brought judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan

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On Monday, Anderson sang at Aulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii, to a live audience as part of a lineup of 12 contestants from the top 24

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