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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

AGT’s Jon Dorenbos Re-lives Meeting his Dad Who Killed his Mom

AGT magician Jon Dorenbos recently spoke about reuniting with his estranged father after a tragic childhood. When Jon was just 12 years old, his father killed his mother and was convicted of second-degree murder. According to People, Jon was sent…

Sexiest Man Alive ⁠— What Do John Legend’s Kids Think?

John Legend is officially People‘s Sexiest Man Alive for 2019! Former Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton made the announcement on The Voice Tuesday night. John’s wife Chrissy Teigen was tweeting about the news all night. That includes a video showing…

‘The Voice’ Results: Top 13 Revealed + Blake Shelton Announces NEW ‘Sexiest Man Alive’!

Tuesday night’s The Voice results show revealed the Top 13 artists in the competition. Twenty artists performed in Monday’s Live Playoffs, but seven of them had to go home, with one artist chosen as a wildcard. There was another big…

‘The Voice’ Instant Save NEW Voting System — Twitter Will NOT Work!

Tuesday’s The Voice results show will feature an Instant Save, but it may not be what you’re expecting. The live vote will determine a wildcard artist to move on out of Monday’s Top 20, and this season, the method is a little different…

‘AGT’ Champion Shin Lim Reveals Career Ending Injury and Depression

Season 13 AGT winner Shin Lim recently opened up about the hand injury that nearly ended his career as a magician. Shin relies on the use of his hands in his card tricks, and he says the experience sent him…

‘The Voice’ Playoffs Recap: Top 20 Artists Battling As VOTING Begins

The Voice kicked off the Live Playoffs on Monday night, and it’s time to vote! The twenty remaining artists (five from each team) delivered solo performances in a jam-packed episode. Tonight’s vote will determine the first 12 artists to move…

Why AGT’s Kodi Lee Lost Contestant of The Year to Hannah Brown

We think AGT winner Kodi Lee should have won at the People’s Choice Awards on Sunday. The singer was nominated for Competition Contestant of 2019, but he lost to Bachelorette star (and current DWTS contestant) Hannah Brown. No offense to…

‘AGT’ Wins Big At The People’s Choice Awards — Watch Terry Crews’ Speech

AGT won big at the People’s Choice Awards on Sunday, beating out some pretty popular talent shows. The NBC series took home the award for Competition Show of 2019, and host Terry Crews gave a heartfelt acceptance speech. Check out…

WATCH: ‘AGT’ Magician Jon Dorenbos and Ellen Bring Soldier Back Home for Wife’s Delivery

AGT magician Jon Dorenbos recently teamed up with Ellen DeGeneres to make some magic for a military family as we head into the Christmas season. The former football player, who finished Season 11 in third place, staged a reunion as…

LISTEN To The New Song From ‘The Voice’ Winner Sawyer Fredericks

Sawyer Fredericks, who won Season 8 of The Voice in 2015, has released a new song from his upcoming new album. It’s called “Flowers for You,” which is also reportedly the album’s title. People exclusively premiered the track, which Sawyer…