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[11/10/10 - 06:10 AM]
NBC's Hit Summer Series "America's Got Talent," Announces Open Auditions in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Houston and Tacoma in January and February
In addition, the show heads to New York City this weekend (November 14 and 15) for auditions at the Jacob Javits Center.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT SUMMER SERIES 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT,' ANNOUNCES OPEN AUDITIONS IN MINNEAPOLIS, ATLANTA, HOUSTON AND TACOMA IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

As Previously Announced, Summer's Top-rated Series Also Heads to New York This Weekend, November 14 and 15

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 10, 2010 -- NBC's top-rated summer series "America's Got Talent" will continue its nationwide search in the new year in Minneapolis (January 22 and 23), Atlanta (January 29 and 30), Houston (February 12 and 13) and Tacoma, Wash. (February 19 and 20). In addition, the show heads to New York City this weekend (November 14 and 15) for auditions at the Jacob Javits Center (as previously announced).

The "America's Got Talent" auditions are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for performers across the country and the series' producers continue to challenge potential contestants to showcase their talents in 90 seconds. Every type of performer is welcome - this includes musicians, dance crews, magicians, contortionists, comedians, singers, jugglers, animal acts and everything in between - all of whom want to perform for America's votes and the coveted $1 million prize.

Details for the open auditions are below:

NEW YORK
Sunday, November 14 and Monday, November 15
Registration: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Location: Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street, New York, N.Y. 10001

MINNEAPOLIS
Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23
Registration: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, Minn. 55403
Contestant Entrance: 3rd Ave South entrance.

ATLANTA
Saturday, January 29 and Sunday, January 30
Registration: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Location: Atlanta America's Mart
40 Peachtree Street NW #2200, Atlanta, Ga. 30303-1327
Contestant Entrance: 235 William St.

HOUSTON
Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13
Registration: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Location: Houston Reliant Center
One Reliant Park, Houston, Tex. 77054
Contestant Entrance: 8400 Kirby St - McNee entrance.

TACOMA (Wash.)
Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20
Registration: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Location: Tacoma Convention Center
1500 Broadway, Tacoma, Wash. 98402
Contestant Entrance: Commerce St. entrance.

For more information on these cities and to pre-register please visit AGTauditions.com.

Open to talent of any age, "America's Got Talent" offers a unique chance for anyone who has dreamed of performing their talent on a national stage. Please visit nbc.com/americas-got-talent/, twitter.com/nbcagt and facebook.com/nbcagt for more up-to-date information and news.

Mississippi-born soul singer Michael Grimm was recently crowned the winner of the fifth season's competition. The win moved the humble soul singer to tears as he took home the show's $1 million prize. He has just signed a record deal with Epic records.

Season four winner Kevin Skinner released his debut album, "Long Ride." One of last season's finalists, Recycled Percussion, are currently headlining their own show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and Barbara Padilla, last season's runner-up, is working on albums in Spanish and Italian.

Season two winner Terry Fator -- a ventriloquist from Dallas, Texas -- achieved his lifelong dream when he was crowned the second season champion. After the win, he went on to sign a five-year $100 hundred million-dollar deal to headline at the Mirage in Las Vegas.

"America's Got Talent," hosted by Nick Cannon, stars Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Piers Morgan as the panel of celebrity judges. The series is a true celebration of the American spirit, featuring a colorful array of aspiring stars, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to strut and perform on stage hoping to win America's hearts - and the $1 million prize.

"America's Got Talent" is produced by Fremantle Media North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television. Simon Cowell, Cecile Frot-Coutaz ("American Idol"), Jason Raff and Ken Warwick are executive producers.





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