Laverne Cox joins “America’s Got Talent” for nail biting round of Judges Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Actress and LGBT activist Laverne Cox joined America’s Got Talent as the Season 12 Judge Cuts hit the halfway mark.  The Orange Is the New Black, and Rocky Horror star arrived just in time as a bulk of the acts tonight planned to go the extremes to make it to the […]

DJ Khaled visits “America’s Got Talent” for Round Two of Judge Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Producer and music mogul DJ Khaled visited America’s Got Talent! He joined Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel at the Season 12 Judges’ Desk for the second round of Judges’ Cuts. Just like last week’s guest judge, Chris Hardwick, DJ Khaled had the opportunity to give one lucky […]

Heidi Klum finds her Season 12 Golden Act as the AGT Auditions conclude

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Heidi Klum has been extremely picky this year on America’s Got Talent. The Project: Runway host has said “Auf Wiedersehen” to many potentially strong candidates to be her Golden Buzzer act. Earlier this season, Heidi Klum watched her fellow judges-Mel B, Simon Cowell, and Howie Mandel and fellow supermodel/new host Tyra […]

The Five Question Challenge with The Clairvoyants’ Thommy Ten & Amelie van Tass

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that the America’s Got Talent: Season 11 finale was just last week! One of my favorite acts that made it to the end was Thommy Ten and Amelie van Tass, who are also known as the Clairvoyants. Ever since their first audition, I became mesmerized […]

The “America’s Got Talent: Season 11” Top 10 duke it out for $1,000,000

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thousands auditioned, but hundreds of acts were invited to face the America’s Got Talent (AGT) judges: Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and the first time in AGT history: show creator Simon Cowell. While only nine acts received the Golden Buzzer, several performers have built passionate fan bases, and they have […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 11” Semifinalists make their case

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America, you disappointed me last week! By voting through Grace Vanderwaal and Laura Bretan, you sent home two acts who should have been standing in the winner’s circle (Malevo and Musicality Vocal Group). Grace felt the pressure of the unorthodoxly high expectations during her third performance, while Laura won another Got […]

Meet your first set of “America’s Got Talent: Season 11” finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the first set of America’s Got Talent: Season 11 semifinalists took the Dolby Theatre stage for their shot to appear in the finals! Several acts such as the Edgar Family Band, Jon Dorenbos, Malevo, and Musicality Vocal Group stepped up to the plate and gave some of their personal […]

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 […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 11” returns with the final quarterfinals round!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome back, America’s Got Talent! I missed you so much! (I even missed Heidi Klum, too!) Tonight, the Dolby Theatre hosted the final quarterfinals round.  Which of the last 12 acts impressed Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel and might have a chance to move on to the […]

iLuminate returns to “AGT” with Fitz & The Tantrums

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of the greatest acts in America’s Got Talent (AGT) history returned home tonight! Since their first audition in Season Six, Team iLuminate’s excellent combination of technology, dance, and music blew audiences away, and their performances took them all the way to the Season Six finale, where they took home third […]

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