05:48 PM EDT 07/01/2015
Originally posted 06/26/2015 07:50PM
If you wanna be Mel B.'s child, you gotta … have mixed feelings about your mom!
When asked how her kids feel about her gig as a judge on America's Got Talent, the former Spice Girl, 40, quipped that it's "probably what they think of me in general – sometimes I'm really cool, and sometimes I'm really not to them!”
Having a mom that hosts the megahit talent show does have its perks for Phoenix, 16, Angel, 8, and Madison, 3, especially with supermodel Heidi Klum as her co-host.
Originally posted 05/14/2015 01:20PM
If you're skeptical of hypnotism, America's Got Talent might just change your mind.
In a preview of the 10th season of AGT, Howie Mandel appears to be cured of his public fear of germs by a professional hypnotist.
Originally posted 04/02/2015 01:30PM
Anyone who's been around germaphobe Howie Mandel should know that the comedian doesn't like to shake hands.
That's all about to change on America's Got Talent.
On this season of the NBC competition show that returns in May, Mandel is successfully hypnotized, and the results are pretty extraordinary.
Originally posted 08/21/2013 05:00PM
Does the return of Sunday Night Football make you want to sing? You're not alone.
To kick off the season – starting Sunday Sept. 8 – NBC held open auditions for the theme song job that ultimately went to Carrie Underwood.
Originally posted 07/21/2013 04:15PM
It's a done deal!
Howie Mandel's oldest daughter, Jackelyn, tied the knot with Alex Shultz, PEOPLE confirms.
The ceremony, which was planned by Mindy Weiss, happened on Saturday evening at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles.
Originally posted 03/04/2013 08:00AM
Willkommen, America's Got Talent!
Heidi Klum is joining the NBC reality show as a judge, the network announced Monday morning.
Klum told PEOPLE: "I just arrived in New Orleans, and it was hard to go to sleep last night. I'm not sure who will be more nervous though – me or the contestants!"
Speaking about her fellow judge on the show, Klum added: "I've always wanted to work with Howard Stern. I think he's so funny, charming, handsome and smart. And, yes, he did tell me to say this."
Originally posted 09/13/2012 10:45AM
This season's final performances on America's Got Talent had a little bit of everything – music, dancing, comedy, art … and yes, acrobatic dogs. But only one winner will take home the $1 million prize and a headlining show in Las Vegas.
All six finalists gave generally strong performances Wednesday in their last shot to impress judges Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Howard Stern.
David Garibaldi and His CMYKs (a group of backup dancers/painting assistants) whipped up an impressive portrait of Albert Einstein, while the other artist in the finals, Joe Castillo, did sand portraits of the judges and host Nick Cannon.
Originally posted 06/06/2012 09:30AM
Talk about unexpected!
When Andrew De Leon walked out onto the stage in Austin, Texas, for his America's Got Talent audition Tuesday, his goth appearance – long black hair, dark eye makeup, Marilyn Manson-esque contacts and black clothes – initially drew smirks from the judges.
"Growing up, I was alienated because I was never interested in athletics or what everybody else in my family was interested in," a visibly nervous De Leon, 19, told host Nick Cannon, who addressed him as "Criss Angel" during an interview before the audition. "Singing was always an escape. It was always a comfort zone."
And he has a right to be comfortable with it. When De Leon opened his mouth to offer a note-perfect opera performance, the judges went from being skeptical to blown away. And the audience, which included De Leon's parents, roared.
Originally posted 05/22/2012 11:55AM
It's not easy being a judge on America's Got Talent.
Howard Stern, who joined the panel alongside Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel for the show's new season, found that out the hard way when he buzzed a 7-year-old rapper named Mir Money.
After the Philadelphia student took the stage and had the crowd cheering along to his song, Stern hit his X button ("I think the X has a lot of power," he said in the season premiere. "I like hitting it"), before Osbourne followed suit.
"You're a very nice young man and you know that. No one likes hitting the X on a 7-year-old. You're very brave to get up there at 7 years old," Stern said, as Money started to cry.
Originally posted 05/16/2012 09:30AM
Night two of America's Got Talent took the search for performers to San Francisco, where the judges – including newcomer Howard Stern – discovered a rapping 80-year-old grandmother known as Granny G.
"I caught the entertainment bug when I was a little girl, like four years old. But things get in your way like marriage and children and you wake up one day and you think, 'My life has passed me by!' " she said before her audition. "I never thought that I would have this wonderful opportunity. ... It would be the fulfillment of all my dreams. I want to be a star."
Taking the stage in a pink dress, pearls and a walker, she performed a rap about family values, dedicated to "all you horny boys out there." (Watch a clip above.)
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