NBC'S 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' SEMI-FINALS RESULTS SHOW TO INCLUDE PERFORMANCES FROM POP SENSATION JASON DERULO AND WYNN LAS VEGAS' 'LE REVE'
Five More Acts Move on to Round Out the Top 10 and Compete for $1 Million on Summer's Biggest Hit Show
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. � August 31, 2010 � NBC's top-rated summer series "America's Got Talent" completes the semi-final round today (Tuesday, August 31, 9-11 p.m. ET) and the live results show on Wednesday, September 1 (9-10 p.m. ET) will include exciting performances from pop sensation Jason Derulo and Wynn Las Vegas' "Le R�ve." Five more acts will move on to round out the Top 10 and are just two weeks away from possibly winning the $1 million prize on September 15.
Jason Derulo will perform his hit single "Ridin' Solo." The Miami-born singer has ruled the airwaves this year with his three smash hit singles, "Whatcha Say," "In My Head," and "Ridin' Solo," off his self-titled debut album, "Jason Derulo," which debuted at No. 4 on the Digital Albums chart and No. 11 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart in March. With the triple-platinum debut single "Whatcha Say" and the platinum second single "In My Head," the 20-year-old singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor became the first male solo artist to score consecutive No. 1 hits on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart in the chart's 17-year-history with his first two entries. Derulo's third single "Ridin' Solo," has been certified platinum in the U.S., while its accompanying video has earned more than 18 million views on YouTube. Derulo has sold more than 10 million singles and 600,000 albums worldwide. An uncategorizable blend of pop, rock, electronic, and R&B elements, the album "Jason Derulo" showcases this exciting newcomer's many talents.
The cast of "Le R�ve" will travel to Los Angeles from Wynn Las Vegas to showcase elements of the stage production including the high-energy Red Men scene and the breathtaking Hand-to-Hand duo. Wynn Las Vegas and DRAGONE redefined the traditional theatrical experience with Le R�ve (The Dream). The evocative aqua spectacle in-the-round features an ambitious blend of aerial acrobatics, provocative choreography and outrageous antics from the colorful characters. Le R�ve's elaborate effects and powerful performances conjure an imaginary world, at once intensely beautiful and breathtaking. For more information please visit www.wynnlasvegas.com or call 702-770-WYNN.
"America's Got Talent" will launch its first 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, California. Hosted by Jerry Springer, the live stage version will feature the Season 5 winner, who will be crowned during the show's season finale on September 15th. Promoted by AEG Live, the tour will also feature other dynamic finalists and fan favorites from the hit series. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via aeglive.com or nbc.com/agt.
In its fifth season, "America's Got Talent" airs Tuesdays (9-11 p.m. ET) and Wednesdays (9-10 p.m. ET) on NBC. Nick Cannon hosts. Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Piers Morgan star as the celebrity panel of judges. The series is a true celebration of the American spirit, featuring a colorful array of hopeful 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 FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television. Simon Cowell, Cecile Frot-Coutaz ("American Idol"), Jason Raff, Ken Warwick ("American Idol") and Georgie Hurford-Jones are executive producers.