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As Hear'Say, David Sneddon and, most recently, Michelle Mc Manus have demonstrated, winning Pop Idol or Fame Academy is no guarantee of a musical career.

Meanwhile, also-rans such as Darius Danesh, Liberty X and Javine (a reject from Girls Aloud) have become regulars in the pop charts. Having come third in the first series of Fame Academy, he went on to record a half-million-selling album of high quality, retro soul, Dedicated, drawing on classic influences such as Donnie Hathaway, Stevie Wonder and Luther Vandross."Fame Academy was just about being heard," says Lemar.

.(Although, to be fair, it was his fourth time in the skate-off.)Lemar and his professional partner Melody lost out to Donna Air and Mark in the decider after failing to impress the judges with a performance to Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida'., Lemar revealed just why he and Melody decided to change up their dance."Because people had seen it so many times, because we'd been in the bottom so many times," he explained, before adding: "It was the first time we performed it under that pressure."Related: Dancing on Ice viewers aren't sure if Kem Cetinay fell during his routine While we're always sad to see another celebrity hang their skates up, Lemar admitted that he was "very happy" with how, and when, he left the competition.

Former Fame Academy star Lemar Obika will take to the rink after being confirmed for Dancing On Ice 2018, after replacing Monty Panesar.

It was confirmed last year that the ice-skating competition would make an epic comeback, four years after it was last on screens.

Neil Mc Cormick meets him When Lemar Obika picked up a Brit Award last week, it represented one of the more peculiar developments in contemporary pop culture.

For Lemar (as he is known) is one of a new breed of pop stars: TV talent-show losers who have turned out to be commercial winners.

Dancing On Ice 2018 professionals: Celebrity lineup and professional skaters have been revealed with stars such as Love Island's Kem Cetinay facing off against returning pro Dan Whiston on the ice – click here to see Dancing On Ice 2018's professionals He went on to huge success as a solo artist despite not winning the show, with hits including Time To Grow, If There’s Any Justice, It’s Not That Easy and Dance with U.

Lemar was drafted in to replace Dancing On Ice contestant Monty Panesar who sustained an injury and was forced out of the competition.

So I get that now."Earlier in the show, Lemar performed 'Somebody Like You' but failed to impress the judges, scoring just 20 out of 40.

He follows Cheryl Baker, Perri Shakes-Drayton, Stephanie Waring and Candice Brown out of the series.

Dancing on Ice is back on our screens and started off with 12 stars all ready to show what they're made of, whilst wearing spandex.

Over 10 weeks they must impress judges Jason Gardiner, Ashley Banjo, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, as well as the viewing public with their routine and general ability to stay upright.

French skater Melody Le Moal, who took up skating when she was eight-years-old.

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