The Top 10 Best American Idol Season 15 performances

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that American Idol will crown its final winner on Thursday. Before we find out if La’Porsha Renae, Trent Harmon or Dalton Rapattoni will be the bookend to Kelly Clarkson, Jake’s Take looks at the ten best performances from the FOX Singing Competition’s final year.   10-MacKenzie […]

A Conversation with Rayvon Owen

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As American Idol, the long-running FOX singing competition heads into the sunset; many artists have returned to the show that helped launch their careers to participate in its final season. Between Clay Aiken, Taylor Hicks and Kris Allen assisting the producers during the final Idol auditions and Caleb Johnson, Chris […]

America, meet the “American Idol XV” Top 14

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com We are now down to the Final American Idol Top 14! Tonight, the judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez & Keith Urban) had the power to only advance four hopefuls, while the rest for forced to sing for America’s votes! Which artists were moved into the Top 10? Who had to […]

A Conversation with Clark Beckham

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a shame that American Idol is finishing its run this year. Without the long-running FOX talent competition, we would not have discovered several talented musicians. Among the countless singers that this iconic show has found includes Clark Beckham. While he only received a “Yes” from Jennifer Lopez and Keith […]

Ladies & Gentlemen: Meet Your “American Idol XV” Top 24

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it, ladies and gentlemen! Tonight, the American Idol judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban) introduced fans to the final contestants who will hopefully join Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Chris Daughtry, Adam Lambert, Haley Reinhart, Jessica Sanchez, Candice Glover and Clark Beckham […]

“American Idol” returns to Denver & Little Rock for their final auditions

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com So far this season, hundreds of hopefuls have auditioned to be the final American Idol. But, in order to get to Hollywood, the aspiring singers must go through the producers and Idol alums such as Kris Allen, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard and Taylor Hicks before they are worthy to face the […]

A Conversation with Haley Reinhart

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is an honor to welcome Haley Reinhart to Jake’s Take! Haley was one of the lucky singers to make to the Judges’ Round of American Idol’s tenth anniversary season. After charming Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler with her covers of Alicia Keys’ “Fallin’” and the Beatles’ “Oh! Darling,” […]

“American Idol” heads to Little Rock & San Fran

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The American Idol farewell season auditions continue! Tonight, Ryan and judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban returned to San Francisco for one final time and paid a stop to Little Rock, Arkansas in their search to find the bookend to Kelly Clarkson’s legacy. Who showed potential and might […]

“American Idol” begins its farewell season

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com After 14 years of introducing us to the best undiscovered talent in the country, the long running American Idol begins its swan song tonight. Tonight, the judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban) began looking for the final American Idol. Their journey took them to Denver and Atlanta.  To […]

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