Gavin DeGraw

Gavin DeGraw

Gavin DeGraw became the fourth contestant to leave the latest series of 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (17.04.12).

The 'I Don't Want To Be' singer left the show after finding himself in the bottom two for the third week in a row with a dismal score of 19 on Monday (16.04.12), and Gavin admitted he and professional partner Karina Smirnoff would be lucky to survive the drop.

He said: "That would be quite an escape. We're experiencing an Alcatraz moment right now, a lot of water and a lot of sharks.

"So hopefully someone will let us on their boat."

After their elimination was announced, Gavin said: "This show gave me another perspective. It gave me an opportunity to step outside of my element into someone else's element and realise what a big pair of shoes they actually are."

Head judge Len Goodman was unimpressed with Gavin's performance in his dance duel with fellow competitor Jaleel White, saying: "What we are trying to safeguard is the integrity of the dance!"

The episode featured an appearance by singer-and-actress Selena Gomez, who performed her new hit single 'Hit the Lights'.

The eight remaining couples will dance to Motown music next week, with featured performers including Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and Martha Reeves.

Competitors left in the competition include Jaleel, Roshon Fegan, William Levy, Melissa Gilbert, Gladys Knight, Katherine Jenkins, Maria Menounos; and Donald Driver.