Talent show – Orsatti http://orsatti.info/ Wed, 11 May 2022 04:43:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://orsatti.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/icon-2022-01-16T201004.258-150x150.png Talent show – Orsatti http://orsatti.info/ 32 32 Our Favorite Talent Show Judges Who Participated in “Star Search” https://orsatti.info/our-favorite-talent-show-judges-who-participated-in-star-search/ Sun, 08 May 2022 21:04:06 +0000 https://orsatti.info/our-favorite-talent-show-judges-who-participated-in-star-search/ TALENTRECAP.COM Entertainment Justin Jenkins Justin Jenkins Justin D. Jenkins is a writer and host for Talent Recap. He is a lover of all things reality TV and likes to think of himself as a wine connoisseur. Justin was born and raised in New York and is a dedicated storyteller who enjoys being creative in his […]]]>


In the 90s, before there was american idolthere was star search. The talent show had eight categories for contestants to compete. Each category had a champion and a challenger. The challenger usually performed first, while the champion performed second. Although the show did not produce any major champions who would become huge stars, some of the biggest names in entertainment have appeared on the show.

All acts were judged by a panel of four judges. Each judge could award an act one to four stars. After both acts were completed, the scores were revealed. If there was a tie, a studio audience vote broke the tie, in which case the results were revealed at the end of the show.

star search was one of the first talent competitions long before american idol, America’s Got Talentand The voice. We take a look at some of our favorite talent show judges who starred on the former hit show.


The King of R&B was just 13 when he appeared on star search. Although he didn’t win, Usher caught the attention of his first label, LaFace Records. The singer made history for having the longest sustained note ever held by a child on the show, at 12 seconds. Usher’s breakthrough career led him to become a Voice coach for seasons 4 and 6. With more than 100 million albums sold, the singer invests the Las Vegas Strip with his new residence.

Christina Aguilera

Another Voice the coach appeared on star search at the time. Christina Aguilera was 9 years old when she sang “A Sunday Kind Of Love” by Etta James. The young singer had a big voice and left the audience speechless. Aguilera lost, but history will show that she is one of the most successful pop singers of all time. The singer recently returned to her roots and dropped her Spanish project La Fuerza.

Britney Spears

Aguilera’s teenage rival Britney Spears also appeared on star search. The iconic singer was just 10 years old when she performed Eva Tanguay’s “I Don’t Care.” Spears defended her championship title three times on the show. the old X factor Judge is considered one of the most influential figures in pop music history today. With her 13 years of guardianship behind her and a new $15 million book deal, her return to the spotlight will be televised.

Kelly Rowland

Before Destiny’s Child, there was Girls Tyme. Yes, Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé were in another band before their legendary band changed the music industry. the old Voice: Australia and X factor judge was 11 years old when she performed in the group category. Now, the Grammy-winning singer has legions of fans waiting for her next solo album or her reunion tour with Destiny’s Child.

Loni Love

Surprise Surprise! Loni Love made her way up the list. Technically, she’s a talent show judge. The comedian was a guest judge on Rupaul’s Drag Race on more than one occasion. star search wasn’t just for singers. The show also had a comedy category. Talented Loni Love actually won the grand prize in 2003. Now Love has expanded her empire into talk shows, books and fashion.

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Register now for the Big Joe Jersey Talent Contest 2022 https://orsatti.info/register-now-for-the-big-joe-jersey-talent-contest-2022/ Fri, 22 Apr 2022 16:48:25 +0000 https://orsatti.info/register-now-for-the-big-joe-jersey-talent-contest-2022/ The Big Joe Jersey Talent Show is back for 2022! New Jersey’s summertime tradition returns to Jenkinson’s Beach in Point Pleasant Beach every Sunday night starting June 26 and ending September 4. The final will take place on September 4th and our celebrity judges will crown the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show Champion for 2022. […]]]>

The Big Joe Jersey Talent Show is back for 2022!

New Jersey’s summertime tradition returns to Jenkinson’s Beach in Point Pleasant Beach every Sunday night starting June 26 and ending September 4.

The final will take place on September 4th and our celebrity judges will crown the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show Champion for 2022.

Fill out the form here and see the full official rules below.


Full-time New Jersey residents only; proof of residency is required.

To enter and be considered for the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show, contestants must submit a Video:30 of the performance with the form provided above to New Jersey 101.5 FM. Video: 30 must contain the act/song/performance the contestant(s) will perform on the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show. The New Jersey 101.5 staff will select the acts and schedule them for the qualifying round. New Jersey 101.5 will notify all applicants via email and/or cell phone of the selection status.

Participants can register ONLY ONCE. Participants MUST be available on the scheduled date of the initial performance, the rain date which will be the following Monday evening, the semi-final(s) and the final. A complete calendar of these dates can be found in the registration form. Failure to attend a competition round will result in forfeiture of any future performance.

Contestants must electronically submit the audio without vocal tracks to the Talent Show Coordinator no later than 3:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to their scheduled performance. Background vocals are acceptable. No CDs, cassettes, iPods, iPads or mobile phone applications will be accepted on the date of the show. Song submissions will not be accepted on performance dates. All audio files are reviewed for quality and content prior to performance date. Once submitted, audio cannot be edited unless deemed unusable or unsuitable for live performance. No profanity or offensive material will be accepted. No lip sync. No more than 2 performers for each act. No bands. The registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2022.

For the sake of repetitiveness, no patriotic songs such as “Star Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America” ​​will be allowed.

No performer will be accepted if they have or have had a recording or any type of representation contract or agent representative agreement. No professional artists will be accepted. Performers may have received financial compensation or remuneration totaling $2,000 for all paid performances. Grand Prize winners from other New Jersey talent shows are not eligible. All competitors can participate in the qualifying round only once. Acts are limited to 2 minutes 30 seconds for each performance throughout the competition. New Jersey 101.5 WKXW-FM will schedule all performances and notify applicants of performance dates. All scheduled contestants must be present and register at table NJ 101.5 no later than 6:15 p.m. on the day of the show. Competitors should allow extra time for summer traffic and parking issues.

Mobile phone numbers will be required to contact artists in the event of last minute changes, postponements or cancellations. The cell phone number of a parent/guardian of any performer under the age of 18 is required.

The Big Joe Jersey Talent Show will be held each Sunday evening starting June 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST on the beach at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742. Weekly Performance Winners June 26, July 3 , July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, August 14 will advance to the semi-finals on August 21 and August 28. The winners of the semi-finals will move on to the show finals in September. 4. The total number of finalists will be based on the number of artists selected to advance each week.

In case of bad weather, the competition may be moved to the following Monday at the same time. If the event cannot take place the following Monday evening, due to scheduling conflicts or other unforeseen circumstances, applicants will be contacted by the Talent Show Coordinator to reschedule to a later date. NJ 101.5 will make every effort to maintain the above schedule, but may change the schedule due to inclement weather throughout the season.

Past Big Joe Jersey Talent Show Grand Champion winners are not eligible.

New Jersey 101.5 WKXW-FM reserves the right to disqualify any contestant deemed unacceptable or inappropriate. All acts performed at the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show must be tasteful and suitable for a family audience. Any talent performer who violates this rule will be automatically disqualified and banned from performing at future talent shows or station events. Each qualifying week will have at least one candidate selected to advance to the Wildcard Round and/or Semi-Finals. The winners of the semi-finals will advance to the final. There will be ONLY ONE Grand Champion winner. There is no compensation for second or third place contestants.

All decisions of New Jersey 101.5 WKXW-FM, including the judging of all qualifying performances, semi-finals and final competitions are final. New Jersey 101.5 Station management reserves the right to change or modify the rules regarding contestants’ participation in the Big Joe Talent Show at any time. By participating in the “New Jersey 101.5 Big Joe Jersey Talent Show”, entrants agree to abide by the rules above as well as those set forth by Townsquare Media. Void where prohibited by law. One winner per household. Only persons who have not won a prize, excluding consolation prizes or prizes other than grand prizes, awarded to all qualified entrants in other WKXW-FM Radio contests within sixty (60 ) days prior to each individual competition day are eligible to win on that day. Sponsors, Townsquare Media and their affiliates, advertising agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to play or win Winner is solely responsible for all applicable taxes.

Prize sponsors are solely responsible for the prizes, including their quality, service and validity dates for redemption. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entrants. Station reserves the right to broadcast audio, photos and videos or otherwise publish the names and likeness of all contestants. Judging is the responsibility of WKXW-FM Radio. Station reserves the right to change the contest rules, including but not limited to contest dates. Complete rules may be viewed during regular business hours at the offices of WKXW-FM Radio, 109 Walters Ave., Trenton, New Jersey.

Prizes for the Big Joe Talent Show 2021 include a piano, (Retail value TBD) courtesy of Worldwide Piano and Music School at Edison NJ, WorldwidePianoStores.com and a professional music video and multi-location photoshoot courtesy of Gary Gellman of Gellman Images (Retail value $5,000).

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8 Tragic Deaths of Our Favorite Talent Show Stars That Will Give You Chills https://orsatti.info/8-tragic-deaths-of-our-favorite-talent-show-stars-that-will-give-you-chills/ Sat, 09 Apr 2022 21:25:05 +0000 https://orsatti.info/8-tragic-deaths-of-our-favorite-talent-show-stars-that-will-give-you-chills/ TALENTRECAP.COM Singing The voice ITV/Instagram It’s always sad to hear of the passing of fan-favorite talent show contestants. Regardless of whether their death was by suicide, accident, or murder, each story is truly overwhelming. Here is a list of talent show contestants who died too soon. It’s no secret that talented people flock to competition […]]]>

It’s always sad to hear of the passing of fan-favorite talent show contestants. Regardless of whether their death was by suicide, accident, or murder, each story is truly overwhelming. Here is a list of talent show contestants who died too soon.

It’s no secret that talented people flock to competition series like american idol, The voice, England has an incredible talent, and more. After performing on live TV several times, the contestants are starting to have a loyal fan base by their side. Whether you’re a loyal fan of these singers or have never heard of them, here are their tragic stories.

1. Christine Grimmie

One of the competition’s most tragic star deaths to date is The voiceIt’s Christina Grimmie. She participated in season 6 of The voice on Team Adam and was clearly a fan favorite until the very end. She finished the season in third place and continued making music after the series. On June 10, 2016, Grimmie was shot while meeting fans after a concert in Florida. The killer committed suicide shortly after taking his.

2. Jane Marczewski also known as Nightbirde

It really hurts to have this uplifting singer’s name on this list. This AGT The Golden Buzzer recipient shared that she had spinal, lung and liver cancer before her audition and eventually quit the competition to focus on her health. Her original song stunned the audience and made her a favorite in the competition. Nightbirde passed away on February 19, 2022 after a four-year battle with cancer.

3.Anthony Riley

This street performer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lit up the chairs of the four coaches The voice. He was a favorite in the competition until he voluntarily retired to join a two-week rehab program. The 28-year-old was found dead in his apartment of an apparent suicide in June 2015. His body was only discovered when people complained about the smell in the basement of the apartment complex .

4. Jack Saunders

Jack qualified for the semi-finals this year on England has an incredible talent as a member of the dance group Green Force Five. The 25-year-old dancer had previously appeared on the X factor and those of Sky One i have to dance. He even had the honor of being the youngest paid dancer to perform at the London Olympics. Tragically, Jack took his own life on the morning of Sunday March 17, 2019. His mother later revealed she had no idea he was struggling with mental health issues. Green Force Five pulled out of the show out of respect for Jack.

5. Dr. Brandon Rogers

Dr. Brandon Rogers was a 29-year-old doctor in his first year of residency. He took to the stage with his incredible voice which had previously gone viral in a video of him singing a Boys to Men song as a scrub. Brandon auditioned for AGT in 2017 and was to continue in the competition with her incredible voice. Unfortunately, he was unable to participate in the next round as he died in a car accident on June 10, 2017. He was in the passenger seat on his way to a family event when his friend fell asleep at the wheel. Brandon died in hospital the next day. His family chose to still broadcast his audition in honor of his memory.

6. Janice Freeman

This singer surprised The voice at age 33 in 2017. She reached Team Miley’s Top 11 with her deep, soulful voice. Prior to the series, she had battled other illnesses, including lupus and cervical cancer. She died on March 3, 2019, from a blood clot that traveled to her heart. At the time, Janice was battling an extreme case of pneumonia. Miley Cyrus performed a moving “Amazing Grace” while failing to hold back tears at Janice’s funeral.

7. Ara Starblaze also known as Amy Burdett

Whether you know her as Ariel Burdett, Ara Starblaze, Arabella Starchild or Amy Burdett, you probably remember her from 2008 X factor hearing. She took the stage and Simon Cowell slammed her, declaring she was a total and complete nightmare after singing her original song.

Years later, Burdett committed suicide at age 38. At the time of her death, she suffered from schizophrenia. Her owner found her tragically dead with an incision in her neck and drug toxicity in her veins. A police spokesperson confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances.

8. Beverly McClellan

This singer won third place in the first season on The voice. The judges were mesmerized by her talent and she made it into the top 4 of Team Christina. Prior to The voiceBeverly had won the Best Performer award at the National Music Festival in New York in 2004. In March 2018, she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer, and in October she died at age 49.