David won the first series of Fame Academy, despite being
drafted in at the last minute to replace an ill student who was sent
In 2003 David decided to turn his back on his pop career to concentrate
on song writing.
Lemar finished the competition in third place, but it
was clear quite early on that he did not have to win to guarantee
commercial success. During the show he performed a duet with Lionel
who predicted at the time that Lemar would be a great success.
Alex was eighteen when she won the BBC Fame Academy reality TV
show in 2003. The student from Cornwell released her first album
shortly after winning the show and has since been focusing on song