“America’s Got Talent: Season 10” Quarterfinals conclude

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past two weeks, America’s Got Talent’s quarterfinalists have taken the Radio City Music Hall stage by storm! While there have been some outstanding performances such as Siro-A’s spectacular live show opening routine to Lenny Kravitz’s “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” Sharon Irving’s superb cover of “Glory,” Paul Zerdin’s […]

Reba mentors “The Voice: Season Eight” Top 12

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season Eight contestants have been incredibly lucky this year with their guest mentors! Tonight, legendary country music icon (and the first Team Blake adviser) Reba McEntire mentored all 12 of the remaining hopefuls. Which artists soared? Who might be duking it out for The Voice Insta-Save? Read on to […]

The 12 Defining Performances from Reality TV (the 2014 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I enjoy this time of year! Around the holiday season, I unleash several countdowns of epic proportions. Up first…the 12 defining Reality TV performances from 2014! I have looked all over the globe for the best up-and-coming artists that appeared on the Idol, Got Talent, Voice and X Factor franchises. For […]

The Five Question Challenge with Jesse Kinch

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When I first heard Jesse Kinch sing “I’ve Put A Spell On You” on Rising Star, I knew that he was going to take the ABC singing competition by storm! Performance after performance, the Long Island rocker commanded the stage and gave viewers chills with his outstanding covers of “Billie Jean” […]

“Rising Star” continues to raise its wall

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last week, America was introduced to Rising Star and its wall. Using the power of the show’s app, audiences across the nation voted to create superstars. Tonight, a new batch of performers took the stage and hoped for their shot to superstardom! Who was successful in raising the wall? Read […]

“Rising Star” raises the wall

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com American Idol, America’s Got Talent, The Sing-Off, The Voice and X Factor have raised the United States’ interest in the recording industry. While America’s Got Talent, Sing-Off and The Voice have cemented their places in the world of music television, the one-time ratings juggernaut American Idol continues to lose viewers and […]

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