Canadian Idol 2008 - who is left?

Eight down, six to go as viewers whittle the Top 24 to the elite group of Top 10 finalists. Four more competitors have been eliminated from Canadian Idol tonight, leaving 16 to carry on and compete next week. The following competitors have received the fewest votes following performances on Monday and Tuesday and will not be moving forward in the competition:

Lisa Bell, 27, Winnipeg, Coffee Shop Manager
Performed: Dock of the Bay (Otis Redding)

Paul Clifford, 26, Port Moody, BC, Bartender
Performed: Apparitions (Matthew Good Band)

Jesse Cottam, 23, Calgary, Music Teacher, Musician
Performed: Iris (Goo Goo Dolls)

Jessica Sheppard, 22, Toronto, Visual Manager
Performed: Umbrella (Rihanna – Mandy Moore Version)

Returning to the Canadian Idol stage to perform for viewer votes beginning Monday, July 7 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV (go to to confirm local listings) are:

1. Marie-Pierre Bellerose, 25, Quebec City, Bartender

2. Adam Castelli, 26, Hamilton, ON, Carpenter, Singer/Songwriter

3. Katelyn Dawn, 19, Winnipeg, Singer/Songwriter

4. Mark Day, 20, Portugal Cove-St. Philips, NL, Student, Respite Care Worker

5. Martin Kerr, 25, Edmonton, Independent Singer/Songwriter

6. Omar Lunan, 29, Scarborough, ON, Registered Massage Therapist

7. Mitch MacDonald, 22, Port Hood, NS, Carpenter, Musician

8. Gary Morissette, 21, Fruitvale, BC, Musician, Construction Worker

9. Mookie Morris, 18, Toronto, Musician

10. Oliver Pigott, 27, Toronto, Singer/Songwriter

11. Sebastian Pigott, 25, Toronto, Actor, Writer

12. Earl Stevenson, 23, Lloydminster, AB, Swamper for a Backhoe Operator

13. Katherine St-Laurent, 17, Otterburn Park, QC, Student

14. Theo Tams, 22, Lethbridge, AB, Student

15. Amberly Thiessen, 19, Seven Persons, AB, Student

16. Drew Wright, 28, Collingwood, ON, Musician, House Painter

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