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. […]

The Top 10 Best American Idol Season 15 performances

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that American Idol will crown its final winner on Thursday. Before we find out if La’Porsha Renae, Trent Harmon or Dalton Rapattoni will be the bookend to Kelly Clarkson, Jake’s Take looks at the ten best performances from the FOX Singing Competition’s final year.   10-MacKenzie […]

“The Voice” welcomes back Gwen Stefani as Season Nine Blinds begin!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Emmy-winning Voice is back for its ninth season! Season Seven standout coach Gwen Stefani is rejoining her partners-in-crime: Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Season Eight-winning coach Pharrell Williams at the coaches’ deck. Will Adam, Blake or Gwen find the talent to dethrone Pharrell? Did any of the artists tonight made […]

Jake’s Take-The 24 Songs of 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com In all honesty, 2014 has been a mixed bag in music! However, there were 24 gems that ignited the hearts of music lovers and aficionados this year. This year’s tracks that are featured in The 24 Songs of 2014 include a diverse group of covers, collaborations and original material! Before, we […]

New Music Releases: Week of December 1, 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and is ready for an impeccable holiday season! This week, I looked into some of the biggest albums and hottest singles of winter.   Rock or Bust by AC/DC One of the world’s most recognizable rock bands is back! The Australian rock legends AC/DC […]

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