Jake’s Take’s Top 20 Reality TV Performances of 2016-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s hard to believe that 2016 is ending in less than one month. This was a monumental year in performance-based Reality TV. American Idol took its final bow; Simon Cowell became the head judge on three TV shows, and Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus became the first two female coaches to […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews-Week of October 21, 2016

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s time to face the music! (Oops! Wrong show and media platform, that phrase belongs to The X Factor!) Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! It’s time to get this party started. Joanne by Lady Gaga Attention, Little Monsters! Lady Gaga is back with her fourth solo album (technically, fifth […]

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 […]

Jake’s Take’s On: My dream “America’s Got Talent: Season 11” finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The America’s Got Talent (AGT): Season 11 Semifinals are upon us! Throughout the two weeks, America and the judges will vote the acts that they deserve to perform in the Season 11 finale. My friend, award-winning marketing maven and fellow AGT fan Becky Wilson, and I have a friendly competition on […]

“AGT: Season 11” Goes Live!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! After countless auditions and four celebrity-packed episodes of Judge Cuts, we are now down to 36 acts. In addition to the 9 Golden Buzzer acts, who received automatic golden tickets to the Season 11 party, 24 acts were invited by judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and […]

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