Superstar collaborations headline the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

This is it, music lovers! Tonight was the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Late Late Show host and Carpool Karaoke creator James Corden made his hosting debut as some of the music industry's biggest names came together to honor the achievements of the … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: My Favorite Grammy Moments (2000 to 2016)

The Grammy Awards are on this Sunday! Ever since I first watched the Grammy Awards back in 2000, I have always looked forward to music’s biggest night. Before Late Late Show host James Corden takes the Staples Center stage on Sunday, I picked out … [Continue reading]

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

Happy Grammy Weekend!  Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews. We got a lot of music to get to, so let’s get this party started. Songs of Cinema by Michael Bolton Celebrated singer Michael Bolton is taking listeners to the movies in his … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with MADIBA’s Terry Pheto

Terry Pheto as Winnie Mandela

This month, BET (Black Entertainment Television) is paying tribute to one of the most influential world leaders of all-time: Nelson Rolihlahla “Madiba” Mandela. The network’s three-part miniseries, MADIBA, is based on the late President Mandela’s two … [Continue reading]

“New Celebrity Apprentice” Final Four fight to impress Jessica Alba

The New Celebrity Apprentice Final Four

We are down to the final four candidates of The New Celebrity Apprentice! By the end of the episode, the audience learned if either Boy George or Brooke Burke-Charvet was going to compete against Laila Ali or Matt Iseman for the title of … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews-Week of February 3, 2017

Welcome to the first Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews for the month of February! We have a lot of material to go through so let’s get this party started. Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope by Reba McEntire I admit I do not listen to a … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: The Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows of All-Time

In case, you have not heard…the Super Bowl is today! Lady Gaga will have the honor of headlining the always fun Super Bowl Halftime Show. But before Mother Monster and her crew take over the NRG Stadium, here are some of my favorite Super Bowl … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with The Kin’s Isaac Koren & Shakerleg

The Kin’s Isaac Koren and Mark “Shakerleg” Nicosia are the first musicians to tackle “The Five Question Challenge” in 2017! After over ten years in the music industry, Isaac, Shakerleg, and their guitarist/vocalist Thorald Koren) are saying … [Continue reading]

Steve Ballmer & Leeza Gibbons visit “The New Celebrity Apprentice”

We are getting close to the end of this season of The New Celebrity Apprentice. After last week’s explosive triple elimination, there were seven candidates left to run to join Piers Morgan, the late Joan Rivers, Bret Michaels, Arsenio Hall, and … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of January 27, 2017)

Welcome to the latest edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! I got a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get this party started. The Love of Everything: Wave One by John Mayer It has been nearly four years since John Mayer released … [Continue reading]

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