The fourth season of Canadian Idol premiered on May 29 2006 and continued until September 17 2006. It was won by Eva Avila. This season was hosted by Ben Mulroney.

Live Show DetailsEdit

Heat 1 - Top 11 Boys (26 June 2006)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
N/A Philip King N/A Withdrew
1 Jeremy Koz "It's Only Love" (Bryan Adams & Tina Turner) Eliminated
2 Craig Sharpe "What Hurts the Most" (Rascal Flatts) Safe
3 Nathan Brown "A Change Is Gonna Come" (Sam Cooke) Eliminated
4 Brandon Jones "Lady" (Kenny Rogers) Safe
5 Rob James "Let's Stay Together" (Al Green) Bottom four
6 Keith Macpherson "Collide" (Howie Day) Safe
7 Chris Labelle "Walking in Memphis" (Marc Cohn) Safe
8 Tyler Lewis "Here Without You" (3 Doors Down) Safe
9 Sheldon Elter "Gonna Move" (Paul Pena) Bottom four
10 Chad Doucette "Tonight I Wanna Cry" (Keith Urban) Safe
11 Greg Neufeld "You and I Both" (Jason Mraz) Safe

Heat 2 - Top 11 Girls (27 June 2006)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Ashley Coles "Alone" (Heart) Safe
2 Kati Durst "Drift Away" (Dobie Gray) Safe
3 Alyssa Klazek "Ready for Love" (India Arie) Bottom four
4 Valerie Jalbert "Remember Me This Way" (Gary Glitter) Eliminated
5 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Ella Fitzgerald) Bottom four
6 Sarah Loverock "Since I Fell for You" (Barbra Streisand) Safe
7 Alisha Nauth "Always" (Bon Jovi) Safe
8 Eva Avila "Angel" (Sarah McLachlan) Safe
9 Nancy Silverman "Could I Be Your Girl" (Jann Arden) Safe
10 Anna-Belle Oliva "Someone Like You" (Linda Eder) Eliminated
11 Ashley Coulter "Bring It on Home to Me" (Sam Cooke) Safe

Heat 3 - Top 9 Boys (3 July 2006)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Greg Neufeld "Rocket Man" (Elton John) Eliminated
2 Tyler Lewis "Mama, I'm Coming Home" (Ozzy Osbourne) Safe
3 Chris Labelle "We Shall Be Free" (Garth Brooks) Eliminated
4 Craig Sharpe "This I Promise You" (NSYNC) Safe
5 Sheldon Elter "Moondance" (Van Morrison) Bottom four
6 Chad Doucette "Save the Last Dance for Me" (The Drifters) Safe
7 Rob James "Heaven" (Bryan Adams) Bottom four
8 Brandon Jones "Somebody to Love" (Queen) Safe
9 Keith Macpherson "Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning)" (Vertical Horizon) Safe

Heat 4 - Top 9 Girls (4 July 2006)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Ashley Coulter "I'm the Only One" (Melissa Etheridge) Bottom four
2 Eva Avila "Killing Me Softly" (The Fugees) Safe
3 Alisha Nauth "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" (Mariah Carey) Eliminated
4 Sarah Loverock "I Don't Want to Be" (Gavin DeGraw) Safe
5 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "White Flag" (Dido) Safe
6 Kati Durst "I Hope You Dance" (Lee Ann Womack) Safe
7 Ashley Coles "Misery" (Pink) Bottom four
8 Alyssa Klazek "Magic Carpet Ride" (Steppenwolf) Eliminated
9 Nancy Silverman "Fallin'" (Alicia Keys) Safe

Heat 5 - Top 7 Girls (10 July 2006)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "Kiss Me" (Sixpence None the Richer) Safe
2 Ashley Coles "Think" (Aretha Franklin) Eliminated
3 Ashley Coulter "Crazy" (Patsy Cline) Safe
4 Nancy Silverman "Stupid" (Sarah McLachlan) Eliminated
5 Eva Avila "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell) Safe
6 Sarah Loverock "She Talks to Angels" (The Black Crowes) Safe
7 Kati Durst "Not Ready to Make Nice" (Dixie Chicks) Safe

Heat 6 - Top 7 Boys (11 July 2006)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Craig Sharpe "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Queen) Safe
2 Brandon Jones "Easy" (Commodores) Safe
3 Keith Macpherson "Tempted" (Squeeze) Eliminated
4 Chad Doucette "Iris" (Goo Goo Dolls) Safe
5 Sheldon Elter "Hard to Handle" (Otis Redding) Eliminated
6 Tyler Lewis "Old Time Rock and Roll" (Bob Seger) Safe
7 Rob James "Chariot" (Gavin DeGraw) Safe

Live Show 1 (17 July 2006)Edit

Theme: Canadian Hits

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Sarah Loverock "Life Is a Highway" (Tom Cochrane) Safe
2 Rob James "Hurts to Love You" (The Philosopher Kings) Safe
3 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "Alone in the Universe" (David Usher) Bottom three
4 Tyler Lewis "Too Bad" (Nickelback) Safe
5 Kati Durst "It Makes No Difference" (The Band) Eliminated
6 Brandon Jones "California" (Wave) Safe
7 Craig Sharpe "Losing Grip" (Avril Lavigne) Safe
8 Ashley Coulter "American Woman" (The Guess Who) Bottom two
9 Chad Doucette "The Other Man" (Sloan) Safe
10 Eva Avila "Powerless (Say What You Want)" (Nelly Furtado) Safe

Live Show 2 (24 July 2006)Edit

Theme: The Rolling Stones

1 Rob James "Start Me Up" Safe
2 Eva Avila "Wild Horses" Safe
3 Tyler Lewis "Paint It Black" Safe
4 Sarah Loverock "I Got the Blues" Eliminated
5 Brandon Jones "Jumpin' Jack Flash" Safe
6 Ashley Coulter "Gimme Shelter" Bottom two
7 Chad Doucette "You Can't Always Get What You Want" Safe
8 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "Miss You" Bottom three
9 Craig Sharpe "Time Is on My Side" Safe

Live Show 3 (31 July 2006)Edit

Theme: The 80s

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Brandon Jones "I'll Be There for You" (Bon Jovi) Eliminated
2 Craig Sharpe "Wind Beneath My Wings" (Bette Midler) Safe
3 Rob James "You Give Love a Bad Name" (Bon Jovi) Safe
4 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "It's My Life" (No Doubt) Safe
5 Chad Doucette "Never Tear Us Apart" (INXS) Bottom two
6 Eva Avila "White Wedding" (Billy Idol) Bottom three
7 Tyler Lewis "Here I Go Again" (Whitesnake) Safe
8 Ashley Coulter "Eternal Flame" (The Bangles) Safe

Live Show 4 (7 August 2006)Edit

Theme: Classic Rock

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Rob James "Some Kind of Wonderful" (Grand Funk Railroad) Eliminated
2 Tyler Lewis "Simple Man" (Lynyrd Skynyrd) Safe
3 Eva Avila "Who Wants to Live Forever" (Queen) Safe
4 Craig Sharpe "Cold as Ice" (Foreigner) Safe
5 Ashley Coulter "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" (Avril Lavigne) Safe
6 Chad Doucette "Bad Side of the Moon" (April Wine) Safe
7 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "Life on Mars" (David Bowie) Bottom two

Live Show 5 (14 August 2006)Edit

Theme: Unplugged

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Craig Sharpe "It's My Life" (Bon Jovi) Bottom two
2 Ashley Coulter "Crying" (k.d. lang) Eliminated
3 Chad Doucette "Santa Monica" (Theory of a Deadman) Safe
4 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "Lovefool" (The Cardigans) Bottom three
5 Eva Avila "How Come You Don't Call Me" (Alicia Keys) Safe
6 Tyler Lewis "If You Could Only See" (Tonic) Safe

Live Show 6 (21 August 2006)Edit

Theme: Country

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Eva Avila "Here You Come Again" (Dolly Parton) Bottom two
2 Tyler Lewis "Suspicious Minds" (Elvis Presley) Safe
3 Craig Sharpe "Always on My Mind" (Willie Nelson) Safe
4 Steffi DiDomenicantonio "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" (Nancy Sinatra) Eliminated
5 Chad Doucette "If You Could Read My Mind" (Gordon Lightfoot) Safe

Live Show 7 (28 August 2006)Edit

Theme: Judge's Choice

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
1 Tyler Lewis "Big League" (Tom Cochrane) "Tears in Heaven" (Eric Clapton) Bottom two
2 Chad Doucette "Hanging by a Moment" (Lifehouse) "Everybody Hurts" (R.E.M.) Eliminated
3 Craig Sharpe "Careless Whisper" (George Michael) "The Tears of a Clown" (Smokey Robinson) Safe
4 Eva Avila "Would I Lie to You" (Eurythmics) "Old Skool Love" (Divine Brown) Safe

Live Show 8: Semi-final (4 September 2006)Edit

Theme: Standards

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
1 Craig Sharpe "The Way You Look Tonight" (Frank Sinatra) "Danny Boy" (Elsie Griffin) Safe
2 Eva Avila "God Bless the Child" (Billie Holiday) "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (Frank Sinatra) Safe
3 Tyler Lewis "Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" (Louis Prima) "It Had to Be You" (Harry Connick, Jr.) Eliminated

Live final (11 September 2006)Edit

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songThird songResult
1 Craig Sharpe "Meant to Fly" "I Surrender" (Celine Dion) "What Hurts the Most" (Rascal Flatts) Runner-up
2 Eva Avila "Wild Horses" (Natasha Bedingfield) "Meant to Fly" "How Come You Don't Call Me" (Alicia Keys) Winner
Canadian Idol

Seasons: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Winners: Ryan Malcolm (2003) | Kalan Porter (2004) | Melissa O'Neil (2005) | Eva Avila (2006) | Brian Melo (2007) | Theo Tams (2008)
Runners-up: Gary Beals (2003) | Theresa Sokyrka (2004) | Rex Goudie (2005) | Craig Sharpe (2006) | Jaydee Bixby (2007) | Mitch MacDonald (2008)
Lists: List of all contestants | List of songs performed on Canadian Idol
Categories: Category:Canadian Idol | Category:Canadian Idol participants

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