Jake’s Take at the Movies: Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Barbra Streisand is in a league of her own. For 56 years, Barbra Streisand has entertained the world throughout her outstanding performances on both the Broadway stage and the silver screen. Ms. Streisand has … [Continue reading]

“The Voice: Season 13” Top 12 Goes LIVE!

The Voice: Season 13 Top 12

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Attention Voice fans…Season 13 is finally live! After countless Blind Auditions, surprising steels in both the Battle and the Knockout Rounds, and heartbreaking eliminations during the Season 13 Playoffs, The … [Continue reading]

Superstars and icons headline the 2017 AMAs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For over 45 years, the American Music Awards (AMAs) have given fans the power to choose who wins accolades such as Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Favorite Pop/Rock Artists.   The King of Pop has … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Peter & Evynne Hollens

Home for the Holidays Broadway

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so delighted to welcome back longtime friend to the blog, Peter Hollens, and to welcome his wife, Evynne, to Jake’s Take. Both Peter and Evynne Hollens have been instrumental in bringing a … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Janet Jackson at Barclays Center

Janet Jackson State of the World Tour

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I have waited two years to see Janet Jackson perform live! Halfway through her Unbreakable World Tour, Janet hit the pause button to start a family with her then-husband, Wissam Al Mana.  The “If” singer … [Continue reading]

Team Adam tackles “The Voice: Season 13” Playoffs

Team Adam The Voice Season 13

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com (Editor’s Note: My source for “The Voice” coverage, MJs’ Big Blog, stated that Team Adam will perform tonight and that Team Miley will perform tomorrow night. We apologize in advance) All eyes were on Team … [Continue reading]

Team Blake & Team Jennifer kick off “The Voice: Season 13” Playoffs!

Team Jennifer The Voice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Knockout Rounds are over! Let the Season 13 Playoffs commence! Throughout the week, all four teams will be facing off for a spot in the Season 13 live shows.  While Team Miley and Team Adam will perform … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of November 10, 2017)

A Brand New Me Aretha Franklin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the very first November edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! Jake’s Take has checked out and listened to some of the latest music from today’s hottest artists and bands. In this edition, … [Continue reading]

Jennifer Hudson has the last word on “The Voice: Season 13” Knockouts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com All eyes were on Grammy and Oscar-winning coach Jennifer Hudson tonight! The winning Voice UK coach has the final Season 13 steal in her hand.  Who was the last member of Team JHUD? Read on to find … [Continue reading]

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