Ivana Ilic | Australian Idol 2024

Ivana Ilic - Australian Idol Season 9 contestant in 2024
Ivana Ilic.

Ivana Ilic is a proud Serbian community singer, songwriter, and burger shop worker from Mill Park, Victoria.

She was a contestant in Season 9 of Australian Idol in 2024.

Ivana Ilic is 20 years old.


Name:Ivana Ilic
Age:20 years old
Hometown:Mill Park, Victoria
Occupation:Singer, songwriter, burger shop worker

At the age of 19 in April of 2023, Ivana was crowned as the winner of Season 2 of the TikTok-based music reality show, UNDSCVRD presented by Samsung Electronics.

As the winner of UNDSCVRD Season 2, Ivana received the opportunity to create a 5 track EP featuring “Better Love”, her emotive debut single, and a music video, along with four new singles, for a total prize value of $100K.

She retained full control of the resulting EP and its future success, giving her the means to kickstart her music career.

As part of her rewards, Ivana was also supported by artist management and label services from Call & Response in the form of distribution, artist management, and promotion of her EP.


During the auditions, Ivana Ilic performed “If I Ain’t Got You” by Alicia Keys.

She received three ‘Yeses’ from judges Amy Shark, Marcia Hines, and Kyle Sandilands.

At the end of the audition day, Ivana had a Sing-Off with Arena McLellan to determine who would receive the Golden Ticket from the judges.

During the Sing-Off, Ivana Ilic performed “When I Was Your Man” by Bruno Mars.

The judges were fully impressed with Ivana’s Sing-Off performance and thus rewarded her with a Golden Ticket to the Top 30.

Top 30

During the Top 30 week, there were three performance challenges namely; “Chorus Line Challenge”, “Group Challenge”, and “Solo Challenge”.

Part 1

For the “Chorus Line Challenge”, Ivana Ilic was in a group with Cynthia Negash, Natasha Rose, Drea Onamade, and Olivia Britton.

She sang “Addicted to You” by Avicii and the judges told her that she did enough to advance to the second challenge of the Top 30 Week.

Part 2

For the “Group Challenge”, Ivana was in a group with Kym Miaco and Jonathan Wells.

She sang “Killing Me Softly with His Song” by Fugees and advanced to the third and final challenge of the Top 30 Week.

Part 3

For the “Solo Challenge”, Ivana performed “Came Here for Love” by Sigala and Ella Eyre and advanced to the Top 21.

Top 21

Ivana Ilic performed “Remember” by Becky Hill and David Guetta and advanced to the Top 12 finalists.

Top 12

Ivana performed “Waiting All Night” by Rudimental.

When the voting results were announced on Tuesday 27 February 2024, Ivana Ilic was in the Bottom 2 with Ripley Alexander.

She however advanced to the Top 10 because she had received more votes than Ripley.

Top 10

Ivana performed “I’m Outta Love” by Anastacia.

When the voting results were announced on Tuesday 5 March 2024, Ivana was in the Bottom 2 with TJ Zimba.

She however advanced to the Top 8 because she had received more votes than TJ.

Top 8

Ivana performed “Midnight Sky” by Miley Cyrus.

Her performance impressed the judges who used the “Judges Save” to save her, thereby advancing to the Top 6.

Top 6

Ivana performed “Diamonds” by Rihanna and dedicated it to Sony Foundation Australia You Can youths.

Performances in Australian Idol

RoundSong ChoiceOriginal ArtistTheme (if any)Result
Auditions“If I Ain’t Got You”Alicia Keys3 ‘Yeses’
Auditions Sing-Off“When I Was Your Man”Bruno MarsGolden Ticket
Top 30 Part 1“Addicted to You”AviciiChorus Line ChallengeAdvanced
Top 30 Part 2“Killing Me Softly with His Song”FugeesGroup ChallengeAdvanced
Top 30 Part 3“Came Here for Love”Sigala and Ella EyreSolo ChallengeAdvanced
Top 21“Remember”Becky Hill and David GuettaTransformation WeekAdvanced
Top 12“Waiting All Night”RudimentalParty AnthemsAdvanced (Bottom 2)
Top 10“I’m Outta Love”AnastaciaJudges Song ContestAdvanced (Bottom 2)
Top 8“Midnight Sky”Miley CyrusPublic’s ChoiceAdvanced (Saved by Judges)
Top 6“Diamonds”RihannaHeroes and TributesEliminated


  • Ivana Ilic received the Judges Save for her Top 8 live performance in episode 21 on Sunday 10 March 2024, advancing to the Top 6.

Top 30 Contestants

Dylan Wright . Ivana Ilic . Ripley Welsh . Billy Menhennet . Amy Reeves . Natasha Rose . Tyler Hammill . Cynthia Negash . Trent Richardson . Drea Onamade . Jake Carlson . Saoirse Harding . Jonathan Wells . Isaac McCallum . Jet Cameron . Bethany Byrne . Kym Miaco . Jesse Lazaroo . Denvah Baker-Moller . Gab Hester . Jackson Smith . Jess Chalmers . Prayer Corby . Kiani Smith . Kobe White . Olivia Britton . Eli Parr . TJ Zimba . Imogen Spendlove . Chenai Boucher


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