Sir Blayke Biography
Born Charlton “Blayke” Ridgell, Sir Blayke is a modern R&B/Hip-hop singer-songwriter originally from Charlton Ridgell. He is a contestant in the 20th season of ABC’s singing competition show, American Idol. He recently wrote a song for recording artist Sevyn Streeter. Moreover, Blayke is also a music producer based in Los Angeles, California.
Sir Blayke Age | Birthday
Blayke, who is a singer-songwriter, and also an American Idol contestant is 28 years old as of 2021. His date of birth is on August 11, 1993, in Charlton Ridgell. The Chicago, Illinois pop singer, Blayke celebrates his birthday on the 11th of August each year.
Sir Blayke Parents
Sir Blayke was born in Charlton Ridgell to his parents. He grew up in both Chicago and Hammond Indiana where he says his parents and siblings are still living after he moved out to Atlanta to pursue a musical career. Moreover, Blayke has not revealed publicly the identity of his mother, father, and his siblings.
Sir Blayke Height
Blayke, who is a singer-songwriter, and music producer, stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches approximately.
Sir Blayke Girlfriend | Dating
Blayke, who is a Hammond Indiana native, has not publicly shared details about his dating life. He prefers to maintain a low profile when it comes to his personal life. It is, therefore, unclear whether the Singer-songwriter has a girlfriend or not.
Sir Blayke Music Career
After completing his academics, Blayke moved out of his house at the age of 22 with hundred dollars in his pocket to seek out his future in music. It was at this time that he became homeless and struggled with livelihood in music from the streets. The now Los Angeles-based singer and music producer did not give up on his dreams as he has continued to write music and sing. He leans mostly in R&B music and recently wrote a song for Sevyn Streeter titled ‘Nobody’. Moreover, Blayke has released several original songs which include, 1137 Merrill St, Get Along, Due time among others.
Sir Blayke American Idol | Audition | Songs
Blayke is one of the contestants in season 20 of ABC’s reality singing competition show, American Idol. The season premiered on February 27, 2022, on ABC, and its judges are Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie.
Blayke auditions on the final episode of auditions of season 20 on March 21, 2021. Tune in on ABC from 8 pm EST to catch his audition performance and to find out if he gets a golden ticket to Hollywood Week.
The Hammond Indiana native, Blayke auditioned with a rendition of Ed Sheeran’s Dive and his original song. He got a yes from Lionel Richie and Katy Perry earning himself a ticket to Hollywood Week.
Blayke’s mentor is Ester Dean, a singer who has also written hits songs for stars like Rihanna & Katy Perry. The singer has written has a song titled Nobody for Sevyn Streeter. Moreover, Blake has released original music which include songs like 1137 Merrill St, Get Along, and Due time.
Hollywood Week Genre Challenge
For the pop genre challenge, Sir Blayke performed a rendition of “True Colors” by Cyndi Lauper. His impressive performance advanced him to the Hollywood Duets Challenge scheduled for April 3, 2022. Others who advanced in the pop genre are Ava Maybee, Danielle Clavelle, Douglas Mills Jr., and Morgan Gruber.
How to vote for contestants on American Idol
There are three ways to cast your votes: online on the ABC website, on the American Idol app, or through text. Every week you can submit up to 10 votes for each contestant per voting method. So you can cast 10 votes online, 10 in the app, and 10 through text for a total of 30 votes per week.
Voters at home need to be at least 16 years old and reside in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands. You can check the website or the American Idol app to find out when to vote each week for the rest of the season.
American Idol season 20 Hollywood Week Contestants
Auditions for season 20 of American Idol come to an end on March 21, 2022. Quite a number of singers have already booked a spot in the Hollywood Week challenge. Contestants who have made it to the Hollywood Week Genre challenge include:
- Nicolina Bozzo
- Tristen Gressett
- Tyler Allen
- Jeremiah Jay Copeland
- Jacob Moran
- Allegra Miles
- Betty Maxwell
- Noah Thompson
- Hunter “Girl” Wolkonowski (HunterGirl)
- Delaney Renee Wilson
- Mike Parker
- Kezia “Lady K” Istonia
- Kenedi Anderson
- Leah Marlene
- Emyrson Flora
- Danielle Finn
- Christian Guardino
- Cadence Baker
- Emily Faith
- Sam Finelli
- Ryleigh Madison
- Dakota Hayden
- Sam Moss
- Haley Slaton Myles
- Morgan Gruber
- Danielle Clavell
- Kevin Gullage
- Dan Marshall
- Fritz Hager
- Elli Rowe
- Cameron Whitcomb
Sir Blayke Net worth
Blayke, who is a singer-songwriter and music producer currently based in LA, has an estimated net worth of $100K.
Sir Blayke Instagram
The Chicago, Illinois native, Blayke is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @makasound with over 5700 followers as of March 2022.