Throwback Tuesday-Genius Loves Company

This edition of Throwback Tuesday heads back seven years to 2004 to salute the Genius, the late Ray Charles.   This was Ray’s final studio album that he recorded before his death in June 2004. Genius Loves Company is an incredibly produced album that features the Genius performing duets with some of the best artists and […]

The Top 10 Albums of 2011

              2011 has seen incredible albums from amazing artists.  However only 10 albums will have received the jacobelyacharjournalist.com stamp of approval.  Here are the elite albums from popular music. 10. LOVE? -Jennifer Lopez Despite being in the tabloids for her personal life including her break-up from Marc Anthony, Jenny […]

Jacob Reviews…Hugo

Martin Scorsese has another hit film on his hands.    This film is based on the historical fiction novel: The Invention of Hugo  by Brian Selznick.   Hugo follows a young orphan (Asa Butterfield) who lives in the Paris train station who is an incredible tinker.   One item he is completely fawned of is a broken automaton […]

The 2011 Top 10 Best Vocal Performances on Reality TV

Here are my picks for the Top 10 Best Vocal Performances on a Reality TV competition 10. The Sing-Off Women: (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman The season finale of the third season of NBC’s voices only competition saw the ladies of the Top 10 come together to perform the Queen of Soul’s […]

Jacob Interviews….From Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit’s Drew Manning

  It takes a lot of spirit and determination to go from fit to fat and back to fit.   Personal Trainer Drew Manning has been on that journey for eight months.  Since the start of his journey, Drew has made appearances on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the Dr. Oz […]

Jacob Reviews….Lioness: Hidden Treasures by Amy Winehouse

    Music lovers and Amy Winehouse fans were heartbroken when it was announced that this the controversial Grammy-winning songbird passed away in July.   Recently, music producers Salaam Remi and Mark Ronson came together with Winehouse’s family to pick out the best of Winehouse’s unreleased material to be released in an official posthumous album. […]

Throwback Tuesday-Legends of The Hidden Temple

Every kid growing up in the early 1990s remembers coming home from school to watch of Nickelodeon’s most successful game shows: Legends of the Hidden Temple.    For three seasons, countless of preteens and teens arrived at Nickelodeon Studios in Universal Studios Florida, with four objectives on their mind:  try to cross The Moat, correctly […]

The Top 20 Songs of 2011, Part Two

This is it! Here are the best songs of 2011… 10.  Pumped Up Kicks-Foster the People This song has been playing non-stop on Top 40 radio stations across the country since its’ September 2010 release.   “Pumped Up Kicks” has been used in different forms of media including popular T.V. shows Entourage and Gossip Girl.   The […]

The Top 20 Songs of 2011-Part One

There have been hundreds of songs that have premiered on radio waves and MP3 stores this year.   In this two-part special blog, readers will have the opportunity to listen to the songs that got in our head, were overplayed on the radio and were performed countless of times this year by the artists or as […]

Jacob Interviews…Brian Larsen

Since he was 11-years-old, 25-year-old singer-songwriter Brian Larsen has been growing as a recording artist since his days with his band: Twilight’s Moon.  Now Larsen continues to prepare to release his second solo studio album in three years,  jacobelyacharjournalist.com had the opportunity to sit down with him to discuss his career, preparations for his latest […]

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