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[10/04/10 - 05:07 AM]
NBC's Hit Summer Series 'America's Got Talent,' Begins Auditions for Season Six in Denver on October 9-10
Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Seattle and Houston are among the first stops starting this month.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT SUMMER SERIES 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT,' BEGINS AUDITIONS FOR SEASON SIX IN DENVER ON OCTOBER 9-10

Summer's Top-rated Series Also Headed to Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Seattle and Houston in Upcoming Months

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 4, 2010 -- NBC's top-rated summer series "America's Got Talent" begins its nationwide search for the hottest and most unique performers to compete in the upcoming sixth season of the talent competition series. The open auditions begin this weekend -- Saturday and Sunday, October 9-10, in Denver. Later this year and in early 2011, the series will also be in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Seattle and Houston.

The series' producers are challenging potential contestants to showcase their talents in 90 seconds and all performers are welcome. This includes musicians, dance crews, magicians, contortionists, comedians, singers, jugglers, animal acts, and everything in between -- who want to perform for America's votes and the coveted $1 million prize.

Details for the open auditions are below:

DENVER

Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Pl., Denver, CO 80202

LOS ANGELES

Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071

CHICAGO

Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

NEW YORK

Sunday, November 14 and Monday, November 15
Registration: 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Location: Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

Prospective participants are welcome to visit AGTauditions.com to pre-register and for information on upcoming cities Atlanta, Seattle and Houston.

Open to talent of any age, "America's Got Talent" offers a unique chance for anyone to perform on a nationwide variety show. Contestants who pre-register at AGTauditions.com will be kept up-to-date with the most current information.

Please also 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 is currently headlining a nationwide America's Got Talent tour, which includes a stop on the Las Vegas Strip, and has just signed a record deal with Epic records.

Season four winner, Kevin Skinner, released his debut album, "Long Ride," last September. 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. Beginning February 2009, he will perform 48 weeks a year, 5 nights a week in The Terry Fator Theatre (currently the Danny Gans Theatre).

"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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