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The singer competed in yet another skate-off with partner Melody, against Donna Air and her partner Mark.
I was plagued with an injury, so did my best."Thank you very much Melody and thank you to every single person backstage, the whole production, it was a great opportunity.""We've got to perform twice a week nearly every week.
Next week, I can take two days and this [injury] will be alright.
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.
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.
He follows Cheryl Baker, Perri Shakes-Drayton, Stephanie Waring and Candice Brown out of the series.
Dancing On Ice hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby are back to front the series, while Jason Gardiner, Ashley Banjo, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean make up the judging panel.
Ahead of Lemar’s Dancing On Ice debut, here's everything you need to know about the contestant...
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.
He reveals that, when soul superstar Lionel Richie was a guest on the programme, he actually cautioned Lemar against doing too well.