After the 6th qualifying round of Israel’s national selection, The Next Star 2018 , the list of remaining contestants cut down to the number of 8 competing acts.

In this last 6th qualifying round a total of 9 acts competed to qualify to the next round. After the first episode of the show determing the first 7 acts, the last 8th contestants was chosen between the two left behind on the scoreboard.

The 9 act performed well known songs before the public and a jury that consists of  Static & Ben-El TavoriKeren PelesHarel Skaat and Assaf Amdursky. The act who was rated with the less positive votes was eliminated and sent home.

Therefore the remaining 8 acts that will continue to battle for the golden ticket to Lisbon are:

  • Jonathan Mergui (89%)
  • Riki Ben Ari (88%)
  • Chen Aharoni (86%)
  • Eden Meiri (79%)
  • Ravit Batashvili (79%)
  • Howie Danao (75%)
  • Netta Barzilai (70%)
  • Adva Omer (63%)

The contestant that was eliminated in this last qualifying round was José Steinberg , who got only a 62% share of the positive votes.

You can watch all of the artists’ performances of this last qualifying round on the official site of The Next Star