“The Voice: Season 12” Top 10 perform

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America, before we get to my Top 10 performance recap…we got to address this elephant in the room: Team Adam’s Mark Isaiah. Mark Isaiah has been voted on three times in the past three weeks, and his presence has begun to erode the season.  Just like a certain Sanjaya Malakar did […]

Alisan Porter returns to “The Voice” as Team Alicia & Team Gwen perform

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that it has been a year since Alisan Porter won The Voice thanks to Christina Aguilera’s impeccable tutelage. Tonight, Alisan returned to the show to debut her new single, “Deep Water.” Also, both Team Alicia and Team Gwen performed with their lovely and talented coaches. However, the biggest […]

Team Alicia & Team Blake kick off “The Voice: Season 12” Live Playoffs

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 12 Live Playoffs started tonight. All eyes were on both Team Alicia and Team Blake as their teams hoped to rally America to vote them through to the Top 12. Going into the Live Playoffs, I stated that both teams would be forces to be reckoned with, but […]

“The Voice” Knockout Rounds continue with a surprising steal

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night reminded me why I abhor The Voice Knockout Rounds. Several of the coaches (particularly Blake and Gwen) made stupid decisions such as eliminating potential winners such as Johnny Gates and Felicia Temple and keeping third-rate karaoke rejects such as Hunter Plake, who have no future in the music industry. […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Knockout Rounds begin with surprising eliminations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, the Season 12 Knockout Rounds began! Before we get to the recap, here is where our teams stand: Team Adam: Johnny Hayes, Mark Isaiah, Jesse Larson, Josh West, Malik Davage, Hanna Eyre, Autumn Turner (stolen from Team Alicia), & Davina Leone (stolen from Team Gwen). Team Alicia: Anatalia Villaranda, Lilli […]

All eyes were on Team Alicia & Team Blake as “The Voice: Season 12” Battle Rounds began

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Attention! The Voice: Season 12 Battle Rounds are here. Each coach will be pairing their chosen artists against each other to find out, who will move on to the Knockout Rounds.  To help Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, and Gwen Stefani train their artists for this crucial round, the coaches […]

“The Voice: Season 12” artists perform the classics

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Author’s note: Due to Kansas City weather, I was unable to cover Monday night’s “The Voice: Season 12” Blind Auditions.  If there were a theme to describe night two of the second week of The Voice: Season 12 Blind Auditions, it would be a tribute to some of the greatest artists […]

Adam Levine meltsdown as “The Voice: Season 12” Blinds continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com For the first time in Voice history, fans saw Adam Levine lose his cool during the Season 12 Blind Auditions.  Previews for tonight’s special Thursday edition showed the three-time Voice winning coach moping on the floor of the Universal Studios Hollywood soundstage as he exclaimed that he wanted to be left […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Blind Auditions continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the three-time Emmy-winning singing competition The Voice returned for Season 12. Gwen Stefani rejoined Adam, Alicia, and Blake at the coaches’ dais and the Blind Auditions were off to a roaring start. Tonight, the Season 12 Blind Auditions continued as more artists hoped that their voice would be enough […]

Gwen Stefani returns to “The Voice” to kickstart Season 12

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The possible next Mrs. Blake Shelton is back! Former No Doubt frontwoman and fashionista Gwen Stefani is back in the coaches’ den. It has been three seasons since Team Gwen’s Jeffrey Austin became her first artist to make it to The Voice finale. Now, Gwen is ready to mentor her artists […]

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