Ne-Yo joins “AGT” for night one of Season 11’s Judges Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The auditions are over! Now, the game truly begins. Tonight was the first night of Season 11’s Judges Cuts. 20 acts must once again face Simon, Heidi, Mel B and Howie to prove they have what it takes to secure one of the spots in the Season 11 live shows at […]

Nick Cannon concludes the “AGT: Season 11” auditions with the Golden Buzzer

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com “I am going to break the rules!”- Nick Cannon, before pressing the Golden Buzzer In 2012, the US’s sister series, Britain’s Got Talent (BGT), introduced the Golden Buzzer to the English-speaking Got Talent franchises. The Golden Buzzer gives the judges the power to advance one act of their choice to its […]

“AGT” continues its Season 11 talent search

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Breaking News! America’s Got Talent announced their Judges’ Cuts’ guest judges for Season 11! Comedian George Lopez, country music queen Reba McEntire, former One Direction member, and Simon Cowell protégé Louis Tomlinson and Top 40 soul man Ne-Yo will join the AGT judges to determine which acts will take the stage […]

Simon Cowell goes for the Golden Buzzer

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Simon Cowell did something historic tonight on America’s Got Talent (AGT).  He pressed the American Golden Buzzer, for the very first time! For a lot of AGT fans, it was a fantastic moment…but Simon is used to pressing the Golden Buzzer.  Since Britain’s Got Talent’s incorporation of the Golden Buzzer in […]

The talent continues to explode on “America’s Got Talent: Season 11”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent continues to be one of the hottest talent shows on the planet! Each and every year, tons of talented people come out of the woodworks to see if they got what it takes to win the $1,000,000 grand prize. However, to advance to the live shows, these hopefuls […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 11” Auditions continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last week, America’s Got Talent returned! The longtime NBC talent competition series kicked off with a bang thanks to creator Simon Cowell joining veteran judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B at the Judges’ Desk. Also, 13-year-old Laura Bretan’s omnipotent vocals received the very first Golden Buzzer of Season 11 […]

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 […]

Jake’s Take: Potential replacements for Howard Stern on “AGT”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hate to break it to you, America’s Got Talent fans…but after this season, the King of All Media is leaving the show! Howard Stern broke the news to his Sirius Radio listeners that he will leave the table as soon as the winner is crowned. Jake’s Take has some casting suggestions […]

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