Eighteen-year-old Katie Lewis today discovered she faces the boot from BBC1’s Fame Academy for the second week running.
She was ranked bottom of the class along with fellow students Camilla Beeput and newcomer David Sneddon.
Katie, from Bristol and the youngest of the 12 hopefuls, must now sing for survival for the second time in Friday night’s live show.
She escaped eviction last week when the other students voted by five votes to four to keep her in the Academy.
But teachers thought her performance on last Friday’s show was weak and said she still lacks confidence.
Every week the teachers pick the three worst-performing students and put them “on probation”.
Viewers vote for their favourite and the contestants then vote for which of the remaining two they want to stay on.
David, 24, from Glasgow, only entered the Academy last week as a replacement for Naomi Roper, who was forced to drop out because of recurrent throat problems.
The unemployed singer-songwriter has a lot of catching up to do but the teachers said they felt he should be performing better after the few days he has been there.
They said of Camilla, 21, from north London, that “something seems to be holding her back and there is a question mark over whether she can raise her game.”
Ainslie Henderson, 23, a singer-songwriter originally from Hawick in Scotland, was named this week’s A-grade student.
As a reward he will go to the star-studded Q Awards aftershow party in London tonight. He was allowed to take one fellow student with him and chose Malachi Cush, 22, a gas fitter from Co Tyrone.
The students are competing for a £1 million record deal and the chance to live like a star for a year.
Viewers will see Katie, Camilla and David being told the bad news on BBC1 tomorrow night at 7pm.