Jake’s Take Fifth Anniversary: The Top 30 Greatest Female Singers Discovered on Reality TV-Part Three

Missed reading part two of this series? Click here to read it! This is it! Here are the ten female singers whose spectacular voices not only shaped singing competitions but also played a significant role in inspiring people to pursue a career in the music industry. #10: Gerphil-Geraldine Flores (Asia’s Got Talent: Season One) Pack […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: The Top 30 Female Singers Discovered on Reality TV-Part Two

Did you miss part one? Click here to read it! Part two of my countdown features some of the extraordinary women from the past ten years of singing competitions.   #20: Stacy Francis (X Factor USA: Season One) I will never forget where I was when I heard Stacy Francis sing for the first time. […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: The Top 30 Female Singers Discovered on Reality TV-Part One

For most of my life, I have watched talent competition television shows. I loved seeing ordinary people chase their dreams and become music superstars. In this new Jake’s Take: Fifth Anniversary series, I will salute the fine men and women who were discovered on Reality TV and made an impact on popular culture. I spent […]

Jake’s Take: 17 Things I Am Looking Forward to in 2017

Happy 2017! Here are some of the things that Jake’s Take is looking forward to this year: Arnold takes over The Celebrity Apprentice (January 2017) Now that series creator Donald Trump is about to take over the Oval Office, NBC has picked out the new man to take over the Boardroom…former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. […]

Jake’s Take: Top 12 Moments from 2016

In one day, 2016 concludes! 2016 has been an incredible year for me, and these are some of my many highlights: #12: Gwen Stefani’s This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour One of my favorite concerts that I went to Gwen Stefani’s This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour. After stops in Virginia […]

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher (1956 to 2016)

It is with deep regret and sadness that I have to report this death. Numerous media outlets including ABC, The Associated Press, People, and Rolling Stone have reported the death of actress and author Carrie Fisher. Ms. Fisher was born to Hollywood luminaries Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher in Beverly Hills, California on October 21, […]

The Best Kennedy Center Honors Performances of the Obama Presidency

It is hard to believe that tonight will be the final time that Barack and Michelle Obama will be sitting in the Presidents’ Box with the honorees. Before the President of the United States and the First Lady sit with this year’s honorees: James Taylor, Mavis Staples, Al Pacino, the Eagles, and Martha Argerich, for […]

A Word from the Publisher: Holiday Greetings (The 2016 Edition)

It was very hard for me to describe 2016 in one word. But I believe that some people might describe this year as historic. Pundits in the political arena might call 2016 “historic” as the United States had a fiery Presidential Election that divided the USA as it elected a Wall Street mogul and Reality […]

Jake’s Take-The Top 11 Performances from The Voice: Season 11

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com On Monday, Sundance Head, We McDonald, Billy Gilman, and Josh Gallagher will fight for the right to join Cassadee Pope, Tessanne Chin, Josh Kaufman, Sawyer Fredericks, Jordan Smith and Alisan Porter in the show’s winner circle. But before the Season 11 Final Four takes the stage, Jake’s Take celebrates the Top […]

Jake’s Take: The Top 20 Reality TV Performances of 2016-Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Did you miss Part One? Click on the link. Here is the conclusion of Jake’s Take’s annual Top 20 Reality TV Performances of 2016!   #10: Sundance Head- “The Climb” (The Voice USA: Season 11) Team Blake’s Sundance Head kicks off our countdown with his compelling interpretation of Miley Cyrus’ “The […]

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