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 […]

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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 […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: Top 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time-Part Three

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Missed part two of my countdown? Click here to read it! This is it! Here are the ten greatest Reality TV performances of all-time:   #10-Candice Glover: “Lovesong” (American Idol, 2013) 2013 was a year of lasts for American Idol. It was the last year that Randy Jackson was on the […]

Jake’s Take: Thank you, American Idol!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, American Idol will air its final episode. The FOX singing juggernaut has been a part of my life since I was an eighth-grader at Oxford Middle School in Overland Park, Kansas.  Ok, I missed the great Kelly versus Justin battle during the summer of 2002, but thanks to my mother, […]

The 12 Greatest Talent Competition Judges of All-Time

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com (Article originally was written: April 6, 2016; Updated on May 29, 2016) Starting this Tuesday, America’s Got Talent creator Simon Cowell will join Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B at the AGT judges table for the NBC talent competition’s eleventh season! In honor of Mr. Cowell’s return of judging […]

The Top Eight sing “The American Idol Songbook”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Riddle me this, readers! What do “Eleanor Rigby,” “(PYT) Pretty Young Thing,” “A Broken Wing,” “You Are So Beautiful,” “Stand By Me,” “I Have Nothing,” “Come Together” & “Let It Be” have in common? The answer: they are the most performed songs in American Idol history! Tonight, the Top Eight dove […]

A Conversation with Rayvon Owen

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As American Idol, the long-running FOX singing competition heads into the sunset; many artists have returned to the show that helped launch their careers to participate in its final season. Between Clay Aiken, Taylor Hicks and Kris Allen assisting the producers during the final Idol auditions and Caleb Johnson, Chris […]

“American Idol” Top 10 transforms into the Top Eight with Demi Lovato

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If (and when) American Idol receives a reboot, I hope that 19 Entertainment or any production company has Kelly Clarkson has a judge. Kelly’s presence clearly helped several members of the Top 10 soar like eagles (look up La’Porsha Renae’s “Diamonds” and Sonika Vaid’s “Bring Me to Life” if you need […]

Kelly Clarkson returns to “Idol” as the Top 10 are revealed

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the American Idol XV judges awarded Dalton Rapattoni, Olivia Rox, La’Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon spaces in the final Idol Top 10. With four spots claimed, six spots are up for grabs and the remaining members of the Top 14 duked it out for the remaining spots.   In addition […]

America, meet the “American Idol XV” Top 14

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com We are now down to the Final American Idol Top 14! Tonight, the judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez & Keith Urban) had the power to only advance four hopefuls, while the rest for forced to sing for America’s votes! Which artists were moved into the Top 10? Who had to […]

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