- Cyril Cinélu (Winner-Final week 16)
- Dominique Fidanza (Second Place-Final week 16)
- Marina (Eliminated week 15 semi-final)
- Cynthia Brown (Eliminated week 15 semi-final)
- Ludovic (Eliminated week 14)
- Jean-Charles (Eliminated week 13)
- Brice (Eliminated week 12)
- Gaël (Eliminated week 11)
- Elfy (Eliminated week 10)
- Nicolas (Eliminated week 9)
- David (Eliminated week 8)
- Bastien (Eliminated week 7)
- Judith (Eliminated week 6)
- Faustine (Eliminated week 5)
- Céline (Eliminated week 4)
- Eloisha (Eliminated week 3
- Fafa (Eliminated week 2)
- Laurent (Eliminated week 1)
All of last year's profs returned this year including directrice Alexia Laroche-Joubert and dance teacher Kamel Ouali, the latter kept French fans guessing regarding his participation up to the last minute, as he remained involved in the popular musical Le Roi Soleil. Nikos Aliagas continued to present the daily updates and weekly "Prime" on Fridays.
The focus for this season was expected to shift from traditional songs to the "nouvelle chanson francaise" style made popular by singers like Benabar, Benjamin Biolay and former Star Ac 1 contestant Olivia Ruiz. Contestants Marina and Jean-Charles reflected this new musical style and Marina, in particular, was allowed to sing her own compositions on the "Prime".
Gael, whose musical style resembled that of the Gipsy Kings, eventually quit on 13 November, allegedly in relation to the refusal of the producers to allow him to record with the Gipsy Kings, whom his musical style clearly owed an allegiance to. There was also controversy over remarks made by Raphaelle Ricci following the eviction of fan favourite Nicolas Charvillat, suggesting that her fellow "profs" had decided to evict him before he even sang a note.
In the end Cyril, the first black person to win Star Academy or any singing contest in France, triumphed by 67% of the vote over Dominique (33%) on 22 December to became the sixth Star Academy winner in France.
This year was unusual as only seven students went on the tour: Cyril, Dominique, Cynthia, Jean-Charles, Brice, Marina, and Ludovic.
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