“America’s Got Talent” welcomes new talent & host Tyra Banks

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) is back, and the NBC talent competition has a new host: Ms. Tyra Banks. The America’s Next Top Model creator and host will help veteran judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, fellow supermodel and longtime friend Heidi Klum, and series creator Simon Cowell on their quest to find […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: The Top 30 Female Singers Discovered on Reality TV-Part One

For most of my life, I have watched talent competition television shows. I loved seeing ordinary people chase their dreams and become music superstars. In this new Jake’s Take: Fifth Anniversary series, I will salute the fine men and women who were discovered on Reality TV and made an impact on popular culture. I spent […]

The Top Eight Music-based Performances from “America’s Got Talent: Season 11”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent: Season 11 will conclude on Wednesday, as host Nick Cannon will announce who is America’s next $1,000,000 act! Before any of the Top 10 take the Dolby Theatre stage for their final chance to impress America, here are Jake’s Take’s Top Eight music-based performances from this season. #8-Sal […]

Simon Cowell joins “America’s Got Talent” for Season 11

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the first time in 11 years, Got Talent franchise creator and Executive Producer Simon Cowell is joining veteran judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B at the judges’ table! Recently, Jake’s Take named Simon: “The Greatest Talent Competition Show Judge of All-Time” and hopefully throughout the season, Simon will […]

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