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’s 5th Anniversary: The 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past five years, Jake’s Take has covered some of the best talent shows on the planet! My blog has covered nine seasons of The Voice USA, five seasons of both America’s Got Talent and American Idol, three seasons of The X Factor USA (please bring back this show, FOX […]

“The Voice: Season 10” Final Four duke it out!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is It! After numerous Blind Auditions, many Battle Rounds, controversial Knockout Rounds and Live Playoffs, we are down to the Final Four of The Voice: Season 10. For the first time since Season Two (we miss you, CeeLo Green and Purrfect the Cat!), all coaches will be represented in the […]

Pink mentors as “The Voice: Season 10” Top Eight Perform

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com “Raise Your Glass,” Voice fans! The one and only Pink was the season’s final mentor. The 3-time Grammy and 5-time American Music Award-winning singer-songwriter assisted Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and longtime “Lady Marmalade” collaborator/rival Christina Aguilera with getting their remaining artists ready for tonight’s Top Eight performances. The stakes […]

FLOTUS & Dr. Biden salute the Military as “The Voice” Top 10 perform

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Attention, America! This is Pop Culture Colonel Jacob Elyachar here! I have your marching orders for this week. Tonight, after you watch The Voice: Season 10 Top 10 perform…make sure that you vote for everybody BUT Nick Hagelin.  This Lazaro Arbos wannabee has ruined The Voice: Season 10 with their atrocious […]

“The Voice: Season 10” Top 11 duke it out!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America, we have a voting problem! Several singers should not be on this show.  Over the past two weeks, you voted out pure talent such as Ryan Quinn, Tamar Davis, Moushumi, Joe Maye, Brian Nhira and now, Emily Keener.  In their place, we have singers that rhyme with Saxton Ingrum, Spaniel […]

Meet “The Voice: Season 10” Top 12!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Sometimes I do not understand America’s votes! Going into the Live Playoffs, I thought that we would have another season like Seasons Two, Five or Eight on our hands…where we had multiple artists, who could be their season’s likely winner.  However, because of America’s votes…I believe that we are going to […]

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