Jake’s Take: The Greatest “AGT” Music Acts of All-Time

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent is celebrating its tenth anniversary season! But before host Nick Cannon and the judges (Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B & Howie Mandel) introduce us to this year’s contenders, Jake’s Take is paying homage to 13 musical alums who have made an impact on the NBC talent […]

The Final Four face off on “The Voice”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Countless artists auditioned, but only 48 singers were able to catch the ears of Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera. After superb Battle and Knockout Rounds, the remaining 20 artists hit the Voice stage for the Live Playoffs and only a few made it to the Live Shows. […]

Chris Mann & Oleta Adams bring the holidays to Kansas City

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The holiday spirit is in full swing in Kansas City! Over a thousand people flocked to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts’ Helzberg Hall to welcome home two incomparable local artists: Wichita’s native son and current star of the Phantom of the Opera North America Tour, Chris Mann, and Grammy-nominated […]

Throwback Thursday: The 15 Gems from Reality TV

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, I released one of the highest viewed articles of 2014: Jake’s Take: The 15 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time! I received numerous comments on my blog and social media stating that I missed several crucial performances. That is why I dug deep into the vaults of American […]

A Conversation with Branden James

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Classical-crossover singer Branden James had one of the best auditions on a Reality TV competition show this year. His audition on America’s Got Talent received over 528,000 views on YouTube and propelled him to be one of the most powerful male vocalists that has ever appeared on the show. But before […]

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