The 12 Defining Performances from Reality TV (the 2014 Edition)

Sisaundra Lewis Oh Sherrie

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I enjoy this time of year! Around the holiday season, I unleash several countdowns of epic proportions. Up first…the 12 defining Reality TV performances from 2014! I have looked all over the globe for … [Continue reading]

Music legends advise “The Voice-Top 10”

Diana Ross mentors Team Pharrell

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com  The Voice: Season Seven Top 10 are extremely lucky for three reasons! First, they are on one of the best singing competitions of all-time. Second, they made it passed the thousands of artists that auditioned … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of November 24, 2014 (Thanksgiving edition)

David Guetta Listen album cover

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Is your home going to be overrun by relatives this Thanksgiving weekend? Do not worry because this week’s New Music Releases has tunes that satisfy even the pickiest of music … [Continue reading]

Pitbull, Swift & Booties rock the 2014 AMAs!

Pitbull AMAs 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last year, one of my lifelong dreams came true: attend the American Music Awards! I sat at the top of the Nokia Theatre with my cousin, Mike Elyachar, as we watched the 2013 American Music Awards! I got … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Shreddy Brek’s Adam Foster

Adam Foster Shreddy Brek

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Shreddy Brek’s Adam Foster to Jake’s Take! What makes Adam and his organization so incredible is their innate ability to combine fitness, fascinating facts and humor into … [Continue reading]

Throwback Thursday: The 15 Gems from Reality TV

Emily West AGT

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, I released one of the highest viewed articles of 2014: Jake’s Take: The 15 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time! I received numerous comments on my blog and social media stating … [Continue reading]

Ella Henderson visits “The Voice” as the Insta-Save returns

The Voice Season Seven Top 12

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, The Voice: Season Seven Top 12 took the stage! Some artists such as Craig Wayne Boyd and DaNica Shirey rose to the occasion, while others such as Luke Wade and Chris Jamison failed to … [Continue reading]

New Music Releases: Week of November 17, 2014

One Direciton Four

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! Let’s get this party started!   Four by One Direction It seems like if you mention either One Direction or any of the band members’ … [Continue reading]

Team(s) Blake & Pharrell dominate “The Voice: Season Seven” Top 12

The Voice: Season Seven Top 12 pose

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Is it just me or will The Voice’s seventh season go down as the show’s worst season? Do not get me wrong! I like the chemistry of Adam-Blake-Gwen-Pharrell, but everyone except for Blake has made horrible … [Continue reading]

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