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 […]

“American Idol” heads back to the 1980s

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s been a while since I last recapped American Idol, so here is a quick fresher-upper: Quaasim Middleton almost joined Sarina-Joi Crowe in the elimination club, but thanks to the timely efforts of the judges…he was saved! Now, with the Judges’ save gone…everyone must step up to the plate! Tonight, two […]

“American Idol XIV” Top 12 goes “Back to the Beginning!”

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Ladies and Gentlemen! This is it! Tonight, after months of auditions, Hollywood Week and showcases at the House of Blues and performances at the Fillmore Detroit, American Idol XIV introduced this season’s Top 12, which included two deserving candidates that grabbed the two Wild Card slots. Which of your favorites […]

“American Idol XIV” cuts four as the Top Eight guys sing for their lives.

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last week, American Idol arrived in Detroit for the start of the 2015 Top 24 Semifinals. Several standouts began to grow their wings and delivered fantastic performances, while others looked like lost deer and belonged on the stage of “Local College’s Got Talent.” Who did America say goodbye to tonight? Which […]

The “Idol” Top 12 Guys take Detroit by storm

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Attention, American Idol viewers! The power is now in your hands. The American Idol XIV Top 24 headed to Detroit for a two-week road trip to perform in front of judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban and for a place in next week’s Top 16. Tonight, the Top […]

“Idol” Season 14 auditions winds down in San Fran

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the eighth time in the show’s history, American Idol traveled to San Francisco! Throughout the next two nights, viewers will learn which artists Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr. and Keith Urban picked for Hollywood! So…which artists stole night one? Read on to find out… Up first to face the […]

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