“American Idol XIII” reveals its Final Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, one of the greatest singing competitions of all-time celebrated its 500th episode. While I was expecting some flashback moments and touching in-house tributes from some of the show’s famous alums or judges (we missed you…Simon, Paula, Steven, Kelly and more), I was disappointed on how the production team handled […]

The “Idol” Final Four tackle Love songs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com While it is definitely hard to move forward from Sisaundra Lewis’s elimination from The Voice, it is time to shift gears and move on to American Idol! However, I would not like to be in the Final Four’s positions. It seems like each of them has an uphill battle to face. […]

“American Idol XIII” reveals its Final Four (Spoiler Warning)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, The American Idol XIII Final Five (Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, Jena Irene, Alex Preston and Sam Woolf) performed two songs that America picked out for them. Some of the performers delivered beyond expectations (watch Jessica Meuse’s “Human” and Caleb Johnson’s “Still of the Night” if you missed it). Other […]

“American Idol XIII” Top Six Results Evictee is…(Spoiler Warning!)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed last night’s Idol, here is my recap: https://www.jakes-take.com/2014/04/country-meets-rock-roll-on-idol/ Last night, the contestants had a rough task in front of them…each of them had to perform two songs: one country and one Rock and Roll! Some of the contestants (like Caleb Johnson and Alex Preston) solidified their status as […]

Country meets Rock & Roll on “Idol”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This theme might be something out of Donny & Marie’s wheelhouse! The Final Six tackled two songs this week! At stake a trip to the finale and a recording contract! Who rocked to the top? Who might be eliminated tomorrow night? Read on to find out… Jena Irene kicked off the […]

“American Idol XIII”: The Top Seven pick songs for each other!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the first time in the show’s history, the Top Seven picked songs for their competitors to sing! It would have been interesting to have this theme in earlier seasons…just imagine if Bo Bice, Adam Lambert and Haley Reinhart had the opportunity to pick songs for Carrie Underwood, Kris Allen and […]

Ladies & Gentlemen: Meet Your “American Idol XIII” Top 13!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past two nights, our American Idol XIII judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban) picked the best in undiscovered talent. While there were several strong girls in the competition (Majesty Rose, Jessica Meuse and MK Nobilette), it seems like this year for the men (like Caleb Johnson, […]

Connick Jr, Lopez and Urban present your “American Idol XIII” Top 30

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it, America! Tonight, the entire American Idol XIII Top 30 was revealed! Who else joined Andrina Brogden, Bria Anai, Dexter Roberts, Alex Preston, Emmanuel Zidor, Jessica Meuse, Jillian Jensen, George Lovett, Jordan Brisbane, Malcolm Allen, Kristen O’Connor, M.K. Nobilette, Maurice Townsend, Sam Woolf, Malaya Watson and Spencer Lloyd in […]

“Idol” finishes up in Austin and travels to San Francisco

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, American Idol returned for its 13th season! Judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. handed out 45 Golden Tickets during the 2014 premiere episode. How many did they hand out tonight? Read on to find out! The judges had some unfinished business to take care in Austin. […]

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