America’s Got Talent

Listen To Icona Pop’s Debut Album Now!

A week before Icona Pop’s official release of their highly anticipated debut album ‘THIS IS… ICONA POP’, fans can listen to it in its entirety exclusively via Pitchfork Advance.

The pop duo also unveiled their brand new, official video edit for their current single ‘All Night’ today. And more, Icona Pop will perform live on the small screen on NBC’s America’s Got Talent tonight, The Today Show (09/27) andCBS’s The Late Show With David Letterman (09/25).

Currently the girls are on the last leg of their tour and will wrap things up at their adopted home of Brooklyn, NY at theWilliamsburg Hall of Music on 09/25. After a topsy-turvy month of tour cancellations due to sudden sickness, the Swedish duo announce new west coast dates confirmed for Winter, which kick off December 15th in San Diego, hitting Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland and Vancouver—with the full itinerary enclosed below.

09/18 – NBC’s America’s Got Talent
09/25 – CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman
09/27 – NBC’s The Today Show

09/19 – Boston, MA – Paradise*
09/20 – New York, NY – Webster Hall*
09/21 – Columbia, MD – Virgin Mobile Freefest
09/22 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of the Living Arts*
09/25 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg*
12/15 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues* NEW DATE
12/17 – Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre* NEW DATE
12/18 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore* NEW DATE
12/20 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom* NEW DATE
12/21 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom* NEW DATE
*w/ K.Flay & Sirah

1) I Love It (feat. Charli XCX)
2) All Night
3) We Got The World
4) Ready For The Weekend
5) Girlfriend
6) In The Stars
7) On A Roll
8) Just Another Night
9) Hold On
10) Light Me Up
11) Then We Kiss

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"America’s Got Talent" Kicks Off Open Auditions for Season 9 on October 26

 Do you have what it takes to win $1 million and be named the most talented act in America?

NBC’s No. 1 summer reality series “America’s Got Talent” will begin its nationwide search for season-nine acts with open auditions beginning in Miami, on Oct. 26 and 27. “AGT” will crown the season eight winner live on Sept. 18 (9-11 p.m. ET).

The auditions then continue in Atlanta (Nov. 2-3), Denver (Dec. 7-8), Indianapolis (Jan. 25-26) and Los Angeles (Feb. 8-9). Additional audition cities will be announced shortly. For updates, registration forms, audition tips, venue information and to submit an online audition, visit

“America’s Got Talent” is the only talent competition show open to any age and any talent. The auditions are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for performers across the country to showcase their talent in 90 seconds to the series’ producers, in the hopes of being able to take the stage in front of the “AGT” judges. Every type of performer is welcome: Last season’s competitors included musicians, dancers, magicians, contortionists, comedians, singers, jugglers, animal acts and everything in between.

The season 9 audition cities include:
Oct. 26-27: Miami – Miami Hyatt Regency
Nov. 2-3: Atlanta – AmericasMart Atlanta
Dec. 7-8: Denver – Colorado Convention Center
Jan. 25-26: Indianapolis – Indiana Convention Center
Feb. 8-9: Los Angeles – Los Angeles Biltmore

Currently in its eighth season, “America’s Got Talent” stars celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern. With the talent search open to acts of all ages, “America’s Got Talent” has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing performers from across the country.

“America’s Got Talent” is produced by Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia North America. Cowell, Jason Raff, Sam Donnelly, Trish Kinane and Rob Wade are the executive producers.

Nick Cannon Diagnosed With Auto-Immune Disease

Nick Cannon is happily married to Mariah Carey and the proud
new father of twins, but that’s not why he’s considering himself so lucky.

The 31-year-old radio host has reportedly been diagnosed
with a Lupus-like Auto-immune disease resulting in a shocking health scare with
recent kidney failure and blood clots in his lungs.

Nick tells People magazine that he feels blessed to be
alive, and if the condition wasn’t discovered, he doesn’t know what would

It’s reported that he’ll be putting his health before his
busy schedule, focusing on getting at least six hours of sleep a night.

And although Nick says his health is in order now, he says
his condition is something he’ll be living with for life.

Nick Cannon Undergoes Another Procedure In Hospital

Mariah Carey‘s husband Nick Cannon returned to hospital on Wednesday (25Jan12) to undergo further treatment for acute kidney failure.

The America’s Got Talent host was taken ill during a family vacation in Aspen, Colorado in December (11) and he underwent surgery in early January (12).

He bounced back with an appearance at the recent Bet Honours in Washington, D.C. but visited doctors again this week for a routine procedure.

In a series of posts on Wednesday, he writes, “Back at the hospital, but no worries its (sic) only for the day. I will be back at work tomorrow!

“Not an emergency. This was a scheduled procedure. I just dislike hospitals.”

America’s Got Talent to Launch First Ever Nationwide Tour

“America’s Got Talent,” NBC’s hit television talent show from American Idol producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell’s SYCO Television, will launch its first ever nationwide tour this fall, bringing the country’s most dynamic and diverse entertainers to 25 cities beginning October 1st at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, CA. The announcement was made jointly today by Debra Rathwell, Senior Vice President of AEG Live, Northeast, and Andy Felsher, SVP, Games, Entertainment and Live Events for FremantleMedia Enterprises(FME).  Hosted by Jerry Springer, the spectacular live stage version will feature the Season 5 winner, who will be crowned during the show’s season finale on September 15th.  This phenomenal event, promoted by AEG Live, will also feature other dynamic finalists and fan favorites from the hit series.
Tickets to America’s Got Talent Live go on sale Friday, July 23rd at 10amand can be purchased via
America’s Got Talent has discovered some of the most amazing performers that this country has to offer,” said Debra Rathwell of AEG Live, in making the announcement.  “We’re proud to have the opportunity to tour this unique and explosive live stage show.” 
 “After the huge success of both the television show and the live version ofAmerica’s Got Talent  in Las Vegas hosted by Jerry Springer, we’re thrilled for another opportunity to bring fans closer to one of their favorite shows, in what is sure to be an amazing tour,” said  Andy Felsher, Senior VP Entertainment, Games, and Live Events, FME.
America’s Got Talent returned this summer with the hottest performers from across the country competing in the blockbuster reality show’s fifth season. Bringing the variety show format back to the forefront of American culture each week, the show features a colorful array of hopeful future stars — singers, dancers, comedic performers and unique acts of all ages.  While each contestant has the chance to strut and perform in front of a panel of celebrity judges including Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan, the eventual winner is chosen by the television viewing audience.  Since launching in 2006, America’s Got Talent has been sold to over 100 countries, with localized versions of the hit format being produced in 24 countries around the world.