Idol’s Top Eight Pay Homage to the Motor City

By: Jacob Elyachar Tonight, the eight remaining contestants tackled the songs of Detroit. Who made the Detroit icons proud?  Were the judges a little harsher this week after Jimmy Iovine’s truth bombs? Read on to find out…. Up first was frontrunner Candice Glover.  She made guest mentor Smokey Robinson cry when the Motown icon saw […]

The American Idol Season 12 Top 10 are revealed

By: Jacob Elyachar Thousands of people of auditioned.  Hundreds made it to Hollywood Week. 40 made it to Las Vegas…. But only five girls and five guys were left standing! Read on to find out, who was sent home and who will be traveling across the country this summer on the American Idol tour? The […]

American Idol Season 12: The Six Guys to Watch

By: Jacob Elyachar American Idol: Season 12 will be in Las Vegas for the Sudden Death portion of the competition. As the competition gets closer to nearing the Top 10 round, I will be posting two separate articles that showcase my endorsements of the contestants that I strongly believe would face the pressures of this […]

Big voices soar when Idol returns to Chicago

Last night, millions tuned in for the American Idol debuts of Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj plus saw 41 hopefuls receive their coveted Golden Tickets to the Hollywood Round. The show returned to Chicago where Jennifer Hudson, Lee DeWyze, Crystal Bowersox and Haley Reinhart successfully auditioned and made it to the Top 12 […]

Jacob’s Eye On….American Idol’s Dueling Divas

By: Jacob Elyachar  It’s only two months into filming the judges’ auditions on FOX’s hit show and already there has been plenty of headline-grabbing material including a feud surrounding two of the show’s new judges. On one side: Grammy-winning diva Mariah Carey and on the other: the flamboyant and outspoken MC Nicki Minaj. posted […]

Why Randy Jackson as a mentor can keep American Idol going

By: Jacob Elyachar Multiple media outlets including TMZ, FOX News and the Huffington Post have reported that original judge Randy Jackson will be exiting the Judges’ Desk and transitioning over to being a mentor on the show. I have had previously speculated that American Idol would do this in an earlier blog post: In […]

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