Canadian Idol (season 3)

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Melissa O'Neil won the title of the first female Canadian Idol and the youngest Idol ever in North America in 2005, beating runner-up Rex Goudie.


Group 1[edit]

  • Matt Humphreys: Chariot (Gavin Degraw)
  • Jenn Beaupré: Cheek to cheek (Frank Sinatra)
  • Melody Bonicel: All In Love Is Fair (Stevie Wonder)
  • Daryl Brunt: When You Believe (Whitney Hounton & Mariah Carey)
  • Dianelys Hernandez: Summertime (Billie Holiday)
  • Stephane Aubin: Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles)
  • Ashley Leitão: Colors of the Wind (Vanessa Williams)
  • Cher Maendel: Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)

Top 3: Ashley Lutão, Daryl Brunt and Stephane Aubin Advanced: Daryl Brunt, Ashley Leitão

Group 2[edit]

  • Dave Moffatt: Overjoyed (Stevie Wonder)
  • Alinka Chambers: Black Velvet (Alannah Myles)
  • David Mongar: Only the Good Die Young (Billy Joel)
  • Casey LeBlanc: Bring It On Home to Me (Sam Cooke)
  • Josh Palmer: Love Having You Around (Stevie Wonder)
  • Julie Tellier: Dirty Man (Joss Stone)
  • Vince Benenati: What A Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
  • Emily Venette: Don't Cry Out Loud (Melissa Manchester)

Top 3: Casey LeBlanc, Vince Benenati, Emily Vinette Advanced: Casey LeBlanc, Emily Vinette

Group 3[edit]

  • Barbie Preisman: I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Billie Holiday)
  • Giselle Correia: Brass In The Pocket(Pretenders)
  • Diego Alvarez: One More Try (George Michael)
  • Devika Mathur: Hero (Marian Carey)
  • Rex Goudie: After the Rain (Blue Rodeo)
  • Michelle Madeira: One Moment In Time (Whitney Houston)
  • Barrett Peitsch: Walking in Memphis (Marc Cohn)
  • Amber Fleury: I Can't Make You Love Me (Bonnie Raitt)

Top 3: Amber Fleury, Rex Goudie, Barrett Peitsch Advanced: Amber Fleury, Rex Goudie


Elimination Chart[edit]

Week: Top 10 Top 9 Top 8 Top 7 Top 6 Top 5 Top 4 Top 3 Top 2
Place Contestant Result
1 Melissa O'Neil Bottom 3 Bottom 2 Won
2 Rex Goudie Bottom 3 Elim
3 Aaron Walpole Bottom 2 Elim
4 Suzi Rawn Bottom 2 Bottom 2 Bottom 2 Elim
5 Casey LeBlanc Bottom 3 Elim
6 Josh Palmer Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Elim
7 Daryl Brunt Bottom 2 Elim
8 Amber Fleury Elim
9 Ashley Leitao Elim
10 Emily Vinette Elim


Since the Third Season of Canadian Idol, Melissa O'Neil, Rex Goudie, Aaron Walpole and Suzi Rawn have released solo albums. Casey LeBlanc, Ashley Leitao and Amber Fleury formed a trio called "Braided". Braided released their debut album "Casey, Ashley, & Amber" in 2006. They are the second music group to come from an Idol show in the world.