Ariana Grande soars while “AGT” reveals the first members of the Top 12

Ariana Grande took the Radio City Music Hall by storm as "AGT" revealed some of its controversial results yet! (Photo property of Celebmafia)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, America’s Got Talent: Season Nine’s Semifinals began! Some of the acts (Andrey Moraru, Emily West and Sons of Serendip) brought the house down! Other acts (Mara Justine, Miguel Dakota and Mike … [Continue reading]

Moraru, Emily West and Sons of Serendip deliver on packed “AGT” Semifinals

Andrey Moraru gave an amazing performance that might put him in the "AGT" Final 12! (Photo property of NBC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, 12 of the rising stars in the talent world faced the Radio City Music Hall audience for the second time! Who impressed the judges (Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern) and the audience? … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of August 25, 2014

Darius Rucker Homegrown Honey

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This week's edition of  New Music Releases packs some serious star power!   My Everything by Ariana Grande For the past couple of years, sophomore albums have played an important part in how … [Continue reading]

Beyoncé runs the 2014 VMAs!

Beyonce VMas Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Beyoncé Knowles is gunning for Madonna’s “Queen of Pop” crown! With 17 Grammy Awards and 15 MTV Video Music Awards, the Dreamgirls triple threat received one of the show’s most coveted awards: the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. She joined … [Continue reading]

“AGT” reveals its final set of semifinalists

AGT Season Nine quarterfinalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the last group of quarterfinalists left it all on the Radio City Music Hall stage. Tonight, we learned which four acts were sent straight through to the Semifinals and the last two acts, whose … [Continue reading]

Katy Perry “Roars” into the Sprint Center

Katy Perry Performs At The Odyssey Arena, Belfast

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of today’s biggest pop princesses, Katy Perry, is in the midst of her third world tour: The Prismatic World Tour. After conquering the United Kingdom, Canada and most of the continental United States, … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of August 18, 2014

Smokey Robinson Smokey and Friends

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so excited to welcome everyone to the latest edition of New Music Releases! We have a lot to get too…so let’s get this party started!   Smokey & Friends by Smokey Robinson The … [Continue reading]

Jesse Kinch dominates “Rising Star” Final Six

Jesse Kinch Rising Star Billie Jean

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When Jesse Kinch first sang “I Put A Spell On You” during his first audition, he became the artist that redeemed this show! His old school vocals gave everyone chills and now…he has a one-in-five shot to make … [Continue reading]

A Word From The Publisher: Jake’s Take’s Third Anniversary

Jake's Take third anniversary

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that it has been three years since I started my blog! On August 14, 2011, I wrote my first article as jacobelyacharjournalist.com (now known as Jake’s Take). I started my blog in hopes to … [Continue reading]

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