Ladies & Gentlemen: Meet Your “American Idol XV” Top 24

"American Idol" judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. introduced "American Idol's" final Top 24. (Photo property of FOX, 19 Entertainment & FremantleMedia North America)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, This is it, ladies and gentlemen! Tonight, the American Idol judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban) introduced fans to the final contestants who will hopefully join Kelly … [Continue reading]

Catching Up with Kent Speakman (The 2016 Edition)

Torio.TV will take sports fans inside one of hottest Super Bowl 50 pre-parties using their live-streamming service. (Logo property of Torio.TV)

  Jake’s Take is proud to welcome back friend to the blog: Kent Speakman. The Los Angeles-based entrepreneur’s latest venture, Torio.TV is going to help football fans celebrate Super Bowl 50 in a huge way: live streaming at one of the Super … [Continue reading]

“American Idol’s” Final Solo Night

Judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. talk to the remaining singers before they sing their solos during Hollywood Week. (Photo & graphic property of FOX, FremantleMedia North America & 19 Entertainment)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Last week, the American Idol XV hopefuls arrived in Los Angeles for the FOX singing competition’s “final” Hollywood Week. As the contestants faced the Lines of 10 and Group Day, judges Harry Connick, Jr., … [Continue reading]

Catching Up with Drew Manning (The 2016 Edition)

When Jacob met Drew Manning (fit2fat2fit)

By: Jacob Elyachar, I always enjoy when Fit2Fat2Fit creator Drew Manning drops by Jake's Take! The fitness entrepreneur has been at the forefront of the exercise industry since he introduced his shocking movement that not only … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of January 25, 2016

Sia This is Acting

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! Let’s get this party started! This Is Acting by Sia Ever since she collaborated David Guetta on his 2011 smash, “Titanium,” … [Continue reading]

The Final “American Idol” Hollywood Week begins!

American Idol final Hollywood week

By: Jacob Elyachar, Over the past two weeks, the Idol judges (Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez & Keith Urban) handed out countless golden tickets to hopefuls who wanted to be the bookend to Kelly Clarkson. However, the … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Justin Morelli

Justin Morelli

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome Justin Morelli to Jake’s Take.  The New York City singer-songwriter is one artist that you need to keep track of this year. His innate ability to blend the legendary soul of Stevie … [Continue reading]

“America’s Got Talent” audition tour stops in Kansas City

AGT in Kansas City auditions

By: Jacob Elyachar, America's Got Talent (AGT) made its first stop in Kansas City in 11 years on its audition tour. Hopefuls packed into the Kansas City Convention Center for a chance to win $1,000,000 and an opportunity to headline … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Jessica Sanchez

Singer-songwriter & "American Idol" alum Jessica Sanchez is the latest artist to have "A Conversation" with "Jake's Take." (Photo courtesy of Wise Owl Media Group)

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome Jessica Sanchez to Jake's Take. Since she was 10-years-old, Ms. Sanchez has blown worldwide audiences away thanks to her appearances on Showtime on the Apollo's Kid Stars of … [Continue reading]

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