Jill O'Rourke
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Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Terry Crews But Should!

America’s Got Talent host Terry Crews has been making headlines for his recent comments on Black Lives Matter. Terry has spoke out about several other issues in the past, as well as sharing details of his personal life. Want to…

‘X Factor’ Contestant Makes Britney Spears Cringe With His Cover [VIDEO]

A Britney Spears superfan on the American version of The X Factor in 2012 made the star very uncomfortable. Things were only made worse when the contestant refused to leave the stage after being rejected. Patrick Ford shared just how…

20-Something Girl Group Calls Themselves Teenagers But What Happens Next Will Confuse You [VIDEO]

Sometimes contestants on shows like The X Factor manage to confuse the judges before they even start singing. That was the case with one girl group, called Drama Drama, who auditioned in 2013. The group couldn’t seem to decide if…

Female Footballer Does The Unthinkable On ‘Turkey’s Got Talent’ — Meet Helena Polach

A contestant on Turkey’s Got Talent this year showed off a talent we’re not used to seeing. Helena Polach juggled several soccer balls in the air, frequently kicking them with her feet. Helena, who is from the Czech Republic, impressed…

She Wowed The ‘American Idol’ Judges … Here’s Why She Looks Familiar [VIDEO]

Seventeen-year-old Makayla Phillips auditioned for American Idol earlier this year. If you watched her on the show, you might have thought she looked familiar. That’s because it’s not her first time performing on a talent show. When Makayla was 15,…

‘The Voice’ Knockouts Ends With a Cliffhanger [VOTE HERE]

The Voice Season 19 continued on Tuesday night with the conclusion of the Knockout round. Former coach Usher returned to the show to act as a mega mentor, helping the coaches advise their artists for this week’s performances. As part of the…

‘American Idol’ Reject Reunites With Simon Cowell On ‘X Factor’ 10 Years Later

Keith Beukelaer has faced Simon Cowell on television twice — on American Idol and The X Factor USA. Things didn’t go so well the first time, but Keith persevered, and he actually won Simon over the second time. Keith’s X…

From ‘AGT’ To ‘World’s Got Talent’: Celine Tam’s SECOND Golden Buzzer

Remember Celine Tam from Season 12 of America’s Got Talent? She was just 9 years old at the time of her audition, and she blew the judges away with her incredible singing voice. In 2019, Celine appeared on another Got…

This Young Singer WOWED The Judges On ‘AGT’ AND ‘American Idol’ [VIDEO]

If you’re a fan of talent shows like AGT and American Idol, you’re bound to see a familiar face auditioning at some point. Many singers try out for more than one show to try and make it big. Take, for…

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Finale: Which Star Took Home The Mirrorball?

Dancing with the Stars Season 29 continued on Monday night with the season finale, featuring the final four stars. This week, the couples each danced twice. That included one repeat performance of a dance from earlier in the season, as well as a freestyle…