Idool 2004

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Idool 2004
Hosted by Koen Wauters
Kris Wauters
JudgesJean Beaute
Nina De Man
Jan Leyers
Bart Brusseleers
Winner Joeri Fransen
Runner-upWouter De Clerck
Country of originBelgium
Release
Original network VTM
Original release2004 (2004)
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Idool 2004 was the second season of the Flemish version of the Idol series. It was won by Joeri Fransen, who could not follow the footsteps of former winner Peter Evrard and only release one album before he was dropped by his record company. However, second runner-up Sandrine Van Handenhoven, who was a longtime favorite throughout the season above the winner and the runner-up, enjoyed an ongoing success as a singer as well as the host of the Flemish Big Brother programme and therefore is now considered as the unofficial winner of Idool 2005 as she almost represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008, coming in close 2nd in the national final. Laura Ramaekers has already been a semifinalist on Idool 2003 .

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About

Finals

Finalists

(ages stated at time of contest)

ContestantAgeHometownVoted OffLiveshow Theme
Joeri Fransen 23 Herentals WinnerGrand Finale
Wouter De Clerck21 Merksem 12 December 2004
Sandrine Van Handenhoven20 Sint-Niklaas 5 December 2004Unplugged
Laura Ramaekers19 Tongeren 28 November 2004Rock Hits
Born Meirlaen24 Latem 21 November 2004Big Band
Maarten Cox19 Neerpelt 14 November 2004One Hit Wonders
Janina Van Caneghem21 Leopoldsburg 7 November 2004Film Songs
Laura D'Heedene19 Honsem 31 October 2004Dutch Songs
Sarah Cain23 Hamont-Achel 24 October 2004Disco Hits
Annelies Cappaert25 Zedelgem 17 October 2004My Idol

Finals Elimination Chart

Legend
Did Not PerformFemaleMaleTop 30Top 10Winner
SafeSafe FirstSafe LastEliminated
Stage:SemiWild
Card
Finals
Week:09/1909/2610/0310/1010/1710/2410/3111/0711/1411/2111/2812/0512/12
PlaceContestantResult
1 Joeri Fransen 3rdBtm 3Btm 3Btm 3Winner
2Wouter De Clerck3rdBtm 3Btm 2Btm 2Runner-Up
3Sandrine Van Handenhoven3rdElim
4Laura Ramaekers2ndBtm 2Btm 2Elim
5Born Meirlaen1stBtm 2Elim
6Maarten Cox1stElim
7Janina Van CaneghemElimSavedBtm 2Elim
8Laura D'Heedene2ndElim
9Sarah Cain2ndBtm 2Elim
10Annelies Cappaert1stElim
Wild
Card
Sarah CappaertElimElim
Maï NuytsElim
Siham Ben TalebElim
Semi-
Final 3
Benny WillaertElim
Björn Rotthier
Eline Faes
Pieter Leunens
Valerie Mouton
Wine Lauwers
Semi-
Final 2
Claude QuickelsElim
Davy Macquoi
Isabelle Dumortier
Melina Vissers
Tim Driesen
Semi-
Final 1
Antoon TorfsElim
Ingrid De Smedt
Jessie Gobeyn
Leslie Elst
Robby Van Lent
Sabine Van Campenhout

Live show details

Heat 1 (19 September 2004)

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Antoon Torfs"Just the Two of Us" (Bill Withers)Eliminated
Born Meirlaen"This Love" (Maroon 5)Advanced
Ingrid De Smedt"I've Got the Music in Me" (Kiki Dee)Eliminated
Jessie Gobeyn"Out of Reach" (Gabrielle)Eliminated
Joeri Fransen"Lean on Me" (Bill Withers)Advanced
Leslie Elst"Rain Down on Me" (Kane)Eliminated
Robby Van Lent"You're the First, the Last, My Everything" (Barry White)Eliminated
Sabine Van Campenhout"The Rose" (Bette Midler)Eliminated
Sarah Cain"My Immortal" (Evanescence)Advanced
Siham Ben Taleb"I'll Be There" (The Jackson 5)Eliminated
Notes
  • Born Meirlaen, Sarah Cain and Joeri Fransen advanced to the top 10 of the competition. The other 7 contestants were eliminated.
  • Siham Ben Taleb returned for a second chance at the top 10 in the Wildcard Round.

Heat 2 (26 September 2004)

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Annelies Cappaert"Somebody to Love" (Queen)Advanced
Claude Quikels"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (Elton John)Eliminated
Davy Macquoi"Another Day" (Buckshot LeFonque)Eliminated
Isabelle Dumortier"Un-Break My Heart" (Toni Braxton)Eliminated
Janina Van Caneghem"Inseparable" (Natalie Cole)Eliminated
Laura D'Heedene"(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (Aretha Franklin)Advanced
Mai Nuyts"How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?" (Alicia Keys)Eliminated
Melina Vissers"(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" (Otis Redding)Eliminated
Tim Driesen"Breathe Easy" (Blue)Eliminated
Wouter De Clerck"Jessie" (Joshua Kadison)Advanced
Notes
  • Annelies Cappaert, Laura D'Heedene and Wouter De Clerck advanced to the top 10 of the competition. The other 7 contestants were eliminated.
  • Janina Van Caneghem and Mai Nuyts returned for a second chance at the top 10 in the Wildcard Round.

Heat 3 (3 October 2004)

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Benny Willaert"When the Lights Go Down" (Novastar)Eliminated
Björn Rotthier"Somewhere Only We Know" (Keane)Eliminated
Eline Faes"The One" (Shakira)Eliminated
Laura Ramaekers"If I Ain't Got You" (Alicia Keys)Advanced
Maarten Cox"She's Always a Woman" (Billy Joel)Advanced
Pieter Erasmus Leumens"Don't You Know" (The Scabs)Eliminated
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Impossible" (Christina Aguilera)Advanced
Sarah Cappaert"Perfect Day" (Lou Reed)Eliminated
Valerie Mouton"I Will Survive" (Gloria Gaynor)Eliminated
Wine Lauwers"Walk Away" (Christina Aguilera)Eliminated
Notes
  • Maarten Cox, Laura Ramaekers and Sandrine Van Handenhoven advanced to the top 10 of the competition. The other 7 contestants were eliminated.
  • Sarah Cappaert returned for a second chance at the top 10 in the Wildcard Round.

Wildcard round (10 October 2004)

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Janina Van Caneghem"Beautiful" (Christina Aguilera)Advanced
Maï Nuyts"I'm Outta Love" (Anastacia)Eliminated
Sarah Cappaert"I'm Like a Bird" (Nelly Furtado)Eliminated
Siham Ben Taleb"Heaven" (Bryan Adams)Eliminated
Notes
  • Janina Van Caneghem received most votes, and completed the top 10.

Live Show 1 (17 October 2004)

Theme: My Idol

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Annelies Cappaert"Left Outside Alone" (Anastacia)Eliminated
Born Meirlaen"Man in the Mirror" (Michael Jackson)Safe
Janina Van Caneghem"One Moment in Time" (Whitney Houston)Safe
Joeri Fransen"If I Had a Rocket Launcher" (Bruce Cockburn)Bottom three
Laura D'Heedene"Nobody's Wife" (Anouk)Safe
Laura Ramaekers"You Had Me" (Joss Stone)Safe
Maarten Cox"I'll Be There for You" (The Rembrandts)Safe
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"I'm Every Woman" (Chaka Khan)Safe
Sarah Cain"Piece of My Heart" (Janis Joplin)Bottom two
Wouter De Clerck"Walking in Memphis" (Marc Cohn)Safe

Live Show 2 (24 October 2004)

Theme: Disco Hits

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Born Meirlaen"Señorita" (Justin Timberlake)Safe
Janina Van Caneghem"Disco Inferno" (The Trammps)Safe
Joeri Fransen"All Night Long (All Night)" (Lionel Richie)Bottom three
Laura D'Heedene"We Are Family" (Sister Sledge)Safe
Laura Ramaekers"Hot Stuff" (Donna Summer)Bottom two
Maarten Cox"Sex Bomb" (Tom Jones)Safe
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Lola's Theme" (The Shapeshifters)Safe
Sarah Cain"Never Can Say Goodbye" (Gloria Gaynor)Eliminated
Wouter De Clerck"Fresh" (Kool & the Gang)Safe

Live Show 3 (31 October 2004)

Theme: Dutch Songs

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Born Meirlaen"Leef" (Mozaïek)Safe
Janina Van Caneghem"Dag vreemde man" (Ann Christy)Bottom two
Joeri Fransen"Geen toeval" (Marco Borsato)Safe
Laura D'Heedene"Meisjes aan de macht" (Yasmine)Eliminated
Laura Ramaekers"Ik zie" (Xander de Buisonjé)Safe
Maarten Cox"Laat ons een bloem" (Louis Neefs)Safe
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Heb ik ooit gezegd" (Clouseau)Safe
Wouter De Clerck"Je hoeft niet naar huis vannacht" (Marco Borsato)Bottom three

Live Show 4 (7 November 2004)

Theme: Film Songs

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Born Meirlaen"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (U2)Bottom two
Janina Van Caneghem"Flashdance... What a Feeling" (Irene Cara)Eliminated
Joeri Fransen"Everybody's Talkin'" (Harry Nilsson)Bottom three
Laura Ramaekers"I Believe I Can Fly" (R. Kelly)Safe
Maarten Cox"You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" (The Righteous Brothers)Safe
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Work It Out" (Beyoncé)Safe
Wouter De Clerck"Footloose" (Kenny Loggins)Safe

Live Show 5 (14 November 2004)

Theme: One Hit Wonders

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Born Meirlaen"Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Deep Blue Something)Safe
Joeri Fransen"Lovin' Whiskey" (Rory Block)Safe
Laura Ramaekers"Crush" (Jennifer Paige)Safe
Maarten Cox"Wonderful Life" (Black)Eliminated
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"I Love Your Smile" (Shanice)Safe
Wouter De Clerck"You" (Ten Sharp)Bottom two
Born Meirlaen & Sandrine Van Handenhoven"It Takes Two" (Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston)N/A
Joeri Fransen & Wouter De Clerck"Dancing in the Street" (Mick Jagger & David Bowie)N/A
Laura Ramaekers & Maarten Cox"Up Where We Belong" (Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes)N/A

Live Show 6 (21 November 2004)

Theme: Big Band

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Born Meirlaen"Beyond the Sea" (Bobby Darin)Eliminated
Joeri Fransen"Feeling Good" (Nina Simone)Safe
Laura Ramaekers"Big Spender" (Shirley Bassey)Bottom two
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Me and Mr. Jones" (Billy Paul)Safe
Wouter De Clerck"Fever" (Peggy Lee)Safe

Live Show 7 (28 November 2004)

Theme: Rock Hits

ArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
Joeri Fransen"Black" (Pearl Jam)"Clocks" (Coldplay)Safe
Laura Ramaekers"Bitch" (Meredith Brooks)"The First Cut Is the Deepest" (Cat Stevens)Eliminated
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Get the Party Started" (Pink)"Pieces of Me" (Ashlee Simpson)Safe
Wouter De Clerck"Are You Gonna Go My Way" (Lenny Kravitz)"Born in the U.S.A." (Bruce Springsteen)Bottom two

Live Show 8: Semi-final (5 December 2004)

Theme: Unplugged

ArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
Joeri Fransen"Out of Time" (Chris Farlowe)"Wicked Game" (Chris Isaak)Safe
Sandrine Van Handenhoven"Emotions" (Mariah Carey)"Mad About You" (Hooverphonic)Eliminated
Wouter De Clerck"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (Marvin Gaye)"Layla" (Derek and the Dominos)Safe

Live final (12 December 2004)

ArtistFirst songSecond songThird songResult
Joeri Fransen"Everybody's Talkin'""Georgia on My Mind""Ya Bout To Find Out"Winner
Wouter De Clerck"Walking in Memphis""I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues""Ya Bout To Find Out"Runner-up

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