Cindy Hovde (born January 24, 1987 in Grasse, France) is a singer who rose to popularity after placing seventh in Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2005, the Norwegian version of Pop Idol.
Cindy's elimination came as a surprise to many. On the night of her elimination she was in the bottom two with Christian Stenseng who many thought had the worst performance of the night. Cindy was known for her stereotypical diva song choices and being a favourite to win from both fans and the jury. After the show Cindy was signed to her father's record label.
*Semi Finals: A Moment Like This, by Kelly Clarkson
*Top 12: Saving All My Love for You, Whitney Houston
*Top 11: Burning, by Maria Arredondo
*Top 10: Lady Marmalade, by Patti LaBelle
*Top 9: Flashdance... What a Feeling, by Irene Cara
*Top 8: I Wanna Dance With Somebody, by Whitney Houston
*Top 7: I Will Always Love You, by Dolly Parton