Jake’s Take’s 5th Anniversary: The Top 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time-Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Missed Part One? Click here to read it!  Here’s a little fascinating fact about the artists that are featured in part two of my Top 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time.  I have interviewed ALL of these excellent performers! #20-Sharon Irving: “Glory” (America’s Got Talent, 2015) Sharon Irving kicks off […]

A Conversation with Clark Beckham

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a shame that American Idol is finishing its run this year. Without the long-running FOX talent competition, we would not have discovered several talented musicians. Among the countless singers that this iconic show has found includes Clark Beckham. While he only received a “Yes” from Jennifer Lopez and Keith […]

Jake’s Take-The 30 Greatest Talents that “American Idol” Discovered-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com In four days, American Idol will air its final auditions! I have watched Idol since Season Two (2003) and professionally reviewed the show since Season 11 (2012) and one thing that keeps me coming back to the FOX singing competition is the show’s ability to transform ordinary people into household names […]

An all-star group of artists assemble for the “American Idol XIV” finale

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, Clark Beckham and Nick Fradiani went note-to-note on the American Idol XIV finale! But, before Ryan Seacrest gave us the crucial result, the audience was treated to a smorgasbord of performances between this year’s finalists and guest performers. Did the collaborations live up to the epic moments from previous […]

Country icons mentor “Idol” Top Five

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s hard to believe that the American Idol XIV finale is almost two weeks way and we still have not had any show-stopping performances. Over in Voice World, artists such as Kimberly Nichole, India Carney, Sawyer Fredericks, Koryn Hawthorne and even eliminated artists such as Sarah Potenza, Hannah Kirby and Rob […]

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