close public vote adds two wildcard contestants to Canadian Idol finalists.

close public vote adds two wildcard contestants to Canadian Idol finalists.
Canadian Idol has its finalists, and there are 11 of them. The wildcard vote by the public was “so extraordinarily close between Toya and Ryan that the producers decided to give the public what they want, and added another wildcard spot,” CTV reports. The two wildcard contestants are Toya Alexis and Ryan Malcolm; the other nine finalists are Karen-Lee Batten, Gary Beals, Mikey Bustos, Candida Clauseri, Audrey de Montigny, Jenny Gear, Tyler Hamilton, Billy Klippert, and Richie Wilcox.
also: Celine Dion will appear on Canadian Idol when the show travels to Las Vegas.

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