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Brian Justin Crum Hopes to 'Inspire the Lgbt Youth' After Wowing America's Got Talent Judges with His Powerful Voice

5 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When it came to auditioning for America's Got Talent, Brian Justin Crum had more on his agenda than just wowing the judges with his voice. "For me, it's really important to inspire the Lgbt youth - for them to know that we are a very bullied and a very misunderstood community, but not only does it get better, it gets amazing," Crum tells People. "If you work hard enough, you can have whatever you want and more. That's where I'm at right now. I'm in a place finally where all my dreams are coming true because I stuck with it. »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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This Singer Performed "Somebody to Love," Stole the Hearts of Everyone in the Room

12 hours ago | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

America's Got Talent has discovered a shining star and his name is Brian Justin Crum. The talented singer recently auditioned on the hit show with a cover of Queen's "Somebody to Love" and managed to blow everyone away in the process. Not only is he easy on the eyes, but he also has some killer lungs. While Simon Cowell kept an unimpressed look on his face during the entire performance, even he couldn't deny his impressive high note at the end as he joined everyone else in the audience for a standing ovation. »

- Kelsie Gibson

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‘America’s Got Talent': Married Couple Jams to ‘You’re All I Need to Get By’ (Exclusive Video)

28 June 2016 2:12 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

In a sneak peek for “America’s Got Talent,” a married couple wows the audience by channeling Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell in a performance of “You’re All I Need to Get By.” The Smiths often perform as background vocalists for Alicia Keys and Estelle, they told the audience. When the duo launched into their performance, the crowd stood up to dance along, while judges Heidi Klum, Mel B, Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell watched in astonishment. Also Read: 'America's Got Talent': 13-Year-Old Comic Gets Standing-o for Donald Trump Dig And backstage, Nick Cannon cheered along. “That’s love! »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Ne-Yo, Reba McEntire, George Lopez and 1D’s Louis Tomlinson to Guest Judge on ‘Agt’

23 June 2016 11:27 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Ne-Yo, Reba McEntire, George Lopez and One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson will guest judge this summer on “America’s Got Talent.” Their Judge Cuts round begins on Tuesday, July 12. The four will rotate in at the table and buzzers with regular judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel. Nick Cannon hosts the highly rated “Agt.” Also Read: 'America's Got Talent': 13-Year-Old Comic Gets Standing-o for Donald Trump Dig “America’s Got Talent” is produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco Entertainment. Cowell, Sam Donnelly, Jason Raff, Trish Kinane and Richard Wallace are the executive producers. The “Got Talent” format, »

- Tony Maglio

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What's Brexit, Anyway? All About the U.K.'s Vote to Leave the European Union - And Why It Matters to Americans

23 June 2016 2:10 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Today, Britons head to the polls for a referendum on whether they'll remain in the European Union. It's a history-making vote that the British have nicknamed "Brexit." But what is a "Brexit?" And why should those of us across the pond care? First off, let's cover the basics. What is a Brexit?A Brexit is shorthand for "British exit" from the European Union. If Britons choose to leave - to Brexit - it will be monumental. No country has ever left the EU before. Trade deals will take years to renegotiate. The U.K.'s currency, the pound sterling, would »

- Diana Pearl, @dianapearl_

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Watch: NFL Player Wows Judges With Magic on America's Got Talent

22 June 2016 3:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "CCyXy4GH-O8"] Mind. Blown. Jon Dorenbos, a long snapper for the Philadelphia Eagles, completely stunned the judges with his quick and slick magic routine during an episode of America's Got Talent Tuesday night. When the pro-football player walked onstage, Howie Mandel - being the sports fan that he is - recognized his name right away. "As much as we can achieve, there's always new beginnings, and there's always new things to do," Dorenbos said. "So in the off-season, I tour around and do magic and comedy." After Simon Cowell asked the magician if he would quit his career after 14 years to pursue magic, »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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Watch: NFL Player Wows Judges With Magic on America's Got Talent

22 June 2016 3:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "CCyXy4GH-O8"] Mind. Blown. Jon Dorenbos, a long snapper for the Philadelphia Eagles, completely stunned the judges with his quick and slick magic routine during an episode of America's Got Talent Tuesday night. When the pro-football player walked onstage, Howie Mandel - being the sports fan that he is - recognized his name right away. "As much as we can achieve, there's always new beginnings, and there's always new things to do," Dorenbos said. "So in the off-season, I tour around and do magic and comedy." After Simon Cowell asked the magician if he would quit his career after 14 years to pursue magic, »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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Simon Cowell Hits Golden Buzzer For Cancer Survivor Calysta Bevier On ‘America’s Got Talent’

22 June 2016 10:15 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Calysta Bevier, 16, got the Golden Buzzer from returning judge Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent Tuesday night. After judge Howie Mandel said, “I like the whole look. It’s like a little Audrey Hepburn,” Bevier informed the audience that her short hair cut was not her choice but was due to chemotherapy. She is a survivor of […]

The post Simon Cowell Hits Golden Buzzer For Cancer Survivor Calysta Bevier On ‘America’s Got Talent’ appeared first on uInterview. »

- Khoreen Eccleston

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Cancer Survivor Calysta Bevier Wows Simon Cowell on America's Got Talent

22 June 2016 6:29 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Simon Cowell used the coveted Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent and it wasn't just for any ordinary contestant. The judge and executive producer sent 16-year-old Calysta Bevier, a cancer survivor, through to the live rounds. The singer said her dream was to win America's Got Talent and auditioned with tearful rendition of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." After judge Howie Mandel complimented her Audrey Hepburn-y look, Bevier admitted her hair wasn't her choice. "My hair wasn't really my choice. I'm a survivor of stage-three ovarian caner. I kind of came here today to show people that no matter what you've gone through to keep chasing your dreams," she »

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Philadelphia Eagles Player -- Crushes 'America's Got Talent' ... Watch Me Blow Minds! (Video)

22 June 2016 6:02 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos Killed It on "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday -- pulling off a magic trick that left Simon Cowell's jaw thiiiis close to the floor.  Turns out the 14 year NFL veteran -- and 2 time Pro Bowler -- dabbles in magic in his off time ... and put his skills on display on the NBC show this week.  You gotta watch the 35-year-old in action -- dude got a "Yes" from all 4 judges! »

- TMZ Staff

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Watch: 16-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Calysta Bevier Earns Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer with Her Powerful Agt Performance

21 June 2016 8:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Embedcode {}] Simon Cowell has found his golden buzzer-worthy act. On Tuesday's America's Got Talent, 16-year-old Calysta Bevier wowed all the judges with her amazing performance. While introducing herself, the Ohio native explained her pixie hairdo was the result of surviving stage 3 ovarian cancer. "No matter what you've gone through, keep chasing your dreams," Bevier told the crowd before belting out Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." "I've got this incredible feeling about you, I think everyone in this room felt it, you were nervous I could feel that. I predict great things are gonna happen for you. There's something about you," Cowell, »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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Watch: 16-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Calysta Bevier Earns Simon Cowell's Golden Buzzer with Her Powerful Agt Performance

21 June 2016 8:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Embedcode {}] Simon Cowell has found his golden buzzer-worthy act. On Tuesday's America's Got Talent, 16-year-old Calysta Bevier wowed all the judges with her amazing performance. While introducing herself, the Ohio native explained her pixie hairdo was the result of surviving stage 3 ovarian cancer. "No matter what you've gone through, keep chasing your dreams," Bevier told the crowd before belting out Rachel Platten's "Fight Song." "I've got this incredible feeling about you, I think everyone in this room felt it, you were nervous I could feel that. I predict great things are gonna happen for you. There's something about you," Cowell, »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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Hollywood’s UK Community Debates Brexit: Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

21 June 2016 4:51 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Britain doesn’t have to choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but our friends across the pond are nevertheless faced with a hugely significant political decision of their own. Thursday’s vote on Brexit — the colloquial name given to the United Kingdom’s upcoming vote on whether or not to remain in the European Union — is a divisive issue, of course, with the husband of slain MP Jo Cox saying that the 41-year-old politician was murdered because of her strong political beliefs. The Economist currently tracks the polls at 44 percent in favor of remaining (or “bremaining”), 43 percent hoping to leave (“brexit”) and 11 percent undecided.

Read More: ‘A United Kingdom’ to Open BFI London Film Festival, Boosting Awards Chances

The divide doesn’t appear to be as sharp in the film industry, however, with more than 250 British celebrities (Patrick Stewart, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Steve McQueen »

- Michael Nordine

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'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Variety Acts Arrive But the Singers Still Impress

21 June 2016 2:12 PM, PDT | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

At this point, what can you say about the 11th season of America's Got Talent other than it's all about the singers? I've written about it ad nauseam. Esteemed colleague Derek Stauffer has written about it ad nauseam. If other entertainment websites have also been writing about it ad nauseam, you stink and shouldn't be reading other sites.

But seriously, bequeathing the golden buzzer to Goodfellas-without-the-mobsters Sal Valentinetti seems to be the icing on the cake that Agt is reverting to from its early years, with and despite the return of Simon Cowell. While he's added a different kind of freshness that is not necessarily better or worse than Howard Stern, we are being overwhelmed by the one type of genre that the franchise was wise to distance itself from.

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- editor@buddytv.com

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Meet Lori Mae Hernandez: The 13-Year-Old America's Got Talent Contestant Who Slammed Donald Trump in Hilarious Stand-Up Act

15 June 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "GnBkIstNk4I"] What delivery! After Lori Mae Hernandez received a standing ovation for slamming Donald Trump in a hilariously clever stand-up routine on Tuesday's episode of America's Got Talent - the 13-year-old is now opening up to People about her inspiration behind the joke. "It’s such a whirlwind of excitement," Hernandez says of her performance. "I feel like I’ve been shaking ever since I watched it." The California native told the judges that she began doing stand-up after her dad was diagnosed with Bell's Palsy. "It started to become hard for my dad to smile," she said. After getting praise for her Trump joke, »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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13-Year-Old America's Got Talent Opera Singer Laura Bretan on Getting the Golden Buzzer: 'I Had No Idea What to Do!'

15 June 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

After more a decade judging young talent, Simon Cowell is truly shocked very little - but that's exactly what Laura Bretan did this season on America's Got Talent. The incredible, 13-year-old opera singer who captured America's heart and earned the first Golden Buzzer of the season, opens up to People Now about the moment judge Mel B pushed the buzzer and changed her life. "I was in shock. I had no idea what to do - to stand there, to cry, to laugh," Bretan admits. "I had no idea what to do. I was just so excited and so surprised. »

- Ale Russian

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[Watch] 'America's Got Talent' Finds Singer More Adorable Than Taylor Swift

9 June 2016 7:27 AM, PDT | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

Though America's Got Talent has been a huge ratings success for NBC, the show has not done much in the way of producing superstars. There are the rare examples of the Matt Franco's and Terry Fator's but these guys are few and far between. Plus they both fit a niche that no other reality show can really produce. It's not like a singing impersonator/ventriloquist is a market with a lot of competition. America's Got Talent has been essentially dry when it comes to producing singing sensations. Bianca Ryan being the only true success when grading on a steep scale. 

In season 11, that might very well change. In Tuesday's episode the judging panel and America met Grace VanderWaal, an adorable 12-year old ukulele player who gained a Golden Buzzer and high praise from Simon Cowell. Grace could very well be the first singing superstar to get her start on America's Got Talent. »

- editor@buddytv.com

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See How Kunta Kinte, Howie Mandel, Karlie Redd Got TV Viewers All Worked Up

8 June 2016 6:11 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TV viewers got plenty riled up last week on Twitter over an iconic character from Alex Haley’s Roots, a reality star and an America’s Got Talent judge — who wasn’t Simon Cowell, (Surprise!) The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, a language analytics company that measures emotions around content on social media, for a weekly look at the characters and stars that have TV viewers most worked up on Twitter. The data below is drawn from the 10 most emotionally-reacted-to series airings across broadcast and cable television for the seven days ending June 5. Also Read: 'Straight Outta Compton' »

- Wrap Staff

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‘America’s Got Talent’ Ratings Down, ‘Bachelorette’ & ‘Person Of Interest’ Even

8 June 2016 9:23 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

One week after its Season 11 debut and the return of Simon Cowell to Big 4 primetime, America's Got Talent (2.2/8) was still tops on TV, but not without a tumble and The Bachelorette (2.0/7) as competition. While the top-rated and, with 10.65 million tuning in, most-watched show of Tuesday night, Agt fell 15% among adults 18-49 from its May 31 opener – which was tied for a premiere low for the competition show. Last night’s Agt also dipped 8% in the key demo from the… »

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Grace VanderWaal and an 82-Year-Old Shock America's Got Talent Judges 2 Very Different Ways

8 June 2016 6:40 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It takes a lot to shock the America's Got Talent judges, but that's just what 82-year-old John Hetlinger did. The retired aerospace engineer (he helped repair the Hubble Space Telescope!) started doing karaoke about 15 years ago when he retired. "This would probably be a high point of my life and many careers," Hetlinger told Simon Cowell when the judge asked why he's on America's Got Talent today. And then Hetlinger started rocking out. Yes, the 82-year-old man started singing "Bodies," a heavy metal song by Drowning Pools. His performance got a standing ovation from the audience and judge Howie Mandel. The same episode featured 12-year-old Grace VanderWaal singing an »

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