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America's Got Talent: Audition 1
Americas Got Talent NBCs toprated summer series from producer Simon Cowells Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America celebrates its landmark 10th season with the hottest performers from across the country competing for Ameri
Americas Got Talent NBCs toprated summer series from producer Simon Cowells Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America celebrates its landmark 10th season with the hottest performers from across the country competing for Americas vote. Howard Stern Heidi Klum Mel B and Howie Mandel return as judges and Nick Cannon returns as host.With the talent search open to acts of all ages Americas Got Talent has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing unique performers from across the country. The series is a true celebration of the American spirit featuring a colorful array of singers dancers comedians contortionists impressionists jugglers magicians ventriloquists and hopeful stars all vying for their chance to win Americas hearts and the $1 million prize.Last summer Americas Got Talent remained the numberone summer show in total viewers for the ninth consecutive year. For the first time in the shows history America chose a magician as their winner: Rhode Island native Mat Franco who went on to headline the Americas Got Talent Live stage show in Las Vegas.Previously selftaught dancer Kenichi Ebina was named the Season 8 winner. Ebina infuses illusion mime and special effects of sound light and video into each dance performance.In 2012 Olate Dogs was named the winner of Season 7. Olate Dogs is a highenergy fastpaced dog act filled with impressive pet tricks led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas Olate.In 2011 West Virginia native Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. beat out thousands of acts to take home the coveted $1 million grand prize for Season 6. He signed with Columbia Records and Syco Music and released his first album Thats Life in November of that year.Mississippiborn soul singer Michael Grimm was named the winner of the fifth seasons competition. After headlining the national Americas Got Talent Tour he toured with the legendary Stevie Nicks and Heart. Season 5 also brought national attention to then10yearold classical singer Jackie Evancho who has gone on to release several bestselling albums.Season 4 winner Kevin Skinner released his debut album Long Ride in 2010. Pop opera singer Neal E. Boyd won Season 3 and has since performed for audiences that included U.S. presidents. Season 2 winner Terry Fator a ventriloquist singer and comedian from Dallas went on to sign a deal to headline at the Mirage in Las Vegas where he continues to perform. Singer and songwriter Bianca Ryan won the premiere season of Americas Got Talent in 2006 when she was just 11 years old.Americas Got Talent is produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco Entertainment. Simon Cowell Sam Donnelly Jason Raff Trish Kinane and Richard Wallace are the executive producers.