Australian releases. This season was hosted by Andrew G.. Theme: Contestant's Choice The other 4 boys were eliminated. Following on from a suggestion by Andrew, below is my priority ranked view of the current crop of Australian Idol 2006 contestants.. Bobby Flynn. He later went on to host Video Hits alongside fellow contestant Kelly Cavuoto, but was fired after exposing himself onstage at the 2006 ARIA Awards and simulating sex with the trophy he was presenting. Third placers: Cosima De Vito (2003) | Courtney Murphy (2004) | Lee Harding (2005) | Dean Geyer (2006) | Carl Riseley (2007) | Mark Spano (2008) | James Johnston (2009) Categories: Category:Australian Idol | Category:Australian Idol participants. A total of 73 contestants have reached the finals of their season. These are their lives now. The moment of truth is not decided by who wins but by whether you would depart with your hard-earned cash to pay for the music. Australian Idol (TV Series 2003–2009) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. [50] His debut album That's What I'm Talking About was also a chart topper gaining 5x Platinum accreditation selling 350,000 copies. The other 4 girls were eliminated. entertainment; tv & radio; Australian Idols 2006: Where are they now? Watch Australian Idol - Season 4, Episode 14 - Final 12: Contestant's Choice: The 2006 Final 12 battle it out for a place in Australia's hearts in the first finals this year. Watch all 36 Australian Idol episodes from season 4,view pictures, get episode information and more. IRISH eyes smiled only after the shock subsided. Damien Leith and Dean Geyer advanced to the top 12 of the competition. Although it only aired for two series in the UK, the show spawned a HUGE international franchise including American Idol, Australian Idol, Canadian Idol, Indian Idol and many, many more. About Night of My Life "Night of My Life" is the title of the debut single for 2006 Australian Idol winner Damien Leith. The seventh season of Australian Idol premiered on August 9 2009 and continued until November 22 2009. Dan Spillane – Season 3. Australian Idol became the most popular TV show in the country with more ratings than major events such as the AFL Grand Final. Lavina Williams and Lisa Mitchell advanced to the top 12 of the competition. ... Damien Leith won Australian Idol in 2006. Australian Idol season 4 episode guide on TV.com. R&B singer and ARIA award winner Jessica Mauboy rose to fame as the runner-up on the 2006 season of Australian Idol. Former Australian Idol winner Damien Leith admitted he found himself frustrated and annoyed after the show left him with no profitable income from the 300,000 copies sold of his winner's album in 2006 Seasons: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 He later went on to host Video Hits alongside fellow contestant Kelly Cavuoto, but was fired after exposing himself onstage at the 2006 ARIA Awards and simulating sex with the trophy he was presenting. Without a doubt, the group that made it through to the final 24 for the 2006 season of Australia Idol were of a higher standard across the board compared to previous years. A record contract followed and he got into his band Lethbridge with his three brothers. During every season, the final round of competition features twelve singers, except for season three when it had thirteen finalists. Thanh Bui was part of the boy-band North who toured around Malaysia and split up in 2006. After all, we’ve already got an intellectual top 40. So if shows like Australian Idol can give young singers a chance to crack into the music business why not have an Australian Idol for public intellectuals? Leith is the fifth most successful Australian Idol contestant behind Guy Sebastian, Shannon Noll, Mauboy and Anthony Callea. Idols (also known as SuperStar in some countries) is a reality television singing competition format created by British television producer Simon Fuller and developed by Fremantle.The format began in 2001 with the British television series Pop Idol; its first adaptation was the Polish series Idol in 2002. This year, Australian Idol travelled much farther across the Australian countryside to find the contestants. He has been awarded 7 platinum and one gold certification and achieved sales of 525,000+. She left the group and went on to release five independent singles, as well as a third solo album. Jessica Mauboy and Reigan Derry advanced to the top 12 of the competition. In an amazing turn of events, Lavina Williams was voted out of Australian Idol 2006 tonight. The fifth season of Australian Idol premiered on August 5 2007 and continued until November 25 2007. [2] [3]2003 Australian Idol contestants … The Idol Archives is a new podcast set to cast an ear back to when Australian Idol was in its pomp, producing stars and hits season after season.. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events Lavina Williams is the older sister of Emily Williams, who was the runner up in the 2005 series of Australian Idol.Lavina showcases, what is now a recognised high power singing style which took her older sister to the final two last year. Seventh season of Australian Idol 's fourth season of Australian Idol debuted on 26 November for the title Mutton for! 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