The cheery Scot was amazed as Richard revealed he was the star pupil for the first time.
Not bad considering he came to the Academy late and nearly got expelled in week three.
The teachers agreed the songwriter has already overtaken some of the other students.
And Carrie said: "He is really shining."
Lemar was quite close to be being top dog but it was big boss Richard Park who had the deciding vote.
Once again Katie will be singing for her survival but for Marli it's the first time she's been put on probation.
The ambitious musician was gutted and fought back the tears as she told Ainslie: "I'm really shocked."