Do you think you have what it takes to be the next superstar? Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Tyra Banks will join the NBC’s America’s Got Talent (AGT) squad for Season 12 looking for the best variety acts the nation. Last year, AGT celebrated 12 years as the leading reality show of the summer with its most watched season ever and STYLE & SOCIETY is giving our readers the VIP treatment to win a Front of the Line pass to audition in an upcoming city.
Season 12 saw the crowning of 12-year-old singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer from Oklahoma City as the AGT winner. In her first audition for the judges, Darci wowed Mel B and received her Golden Buzzer for her incredible rendition of Ella Fitzgerald’s Summertime with puppet Petunia. In addition to the $1 million grand prize, Darci headlined the America’s Got Talent Live stage show inside the PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The sold-out show ran from Nov. 2-5, with additional special guest Season 12 finalists performing including singer Angelica Hale, comedian Preacher Lawson, and dance group Light Balance.
Throughout the history of the show, AGT has discovered and jump started careers for acts such as singer Grace VanderWaal, who went on to release her first EP, titled Perfectly Imperfect, which became the highest-selling EP of 2016. Ventriloquist Terry Fator, whose AGT win catapulted him into the upper echelon of entertainers and led to a multi-million dollar deal with The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas where his award-winning show, Terry Fator: The VOICE of Entertainment, has been running since 2009. Magician Mat Franco who currently headlines his own show, Magic Reinvented Nightly, at the LINQ Hotel & Casino. Also, singer Jackie Evancho who since dazzling audiences on the AGT stage has gone on to release a series of platinum and gold albums with sales of more than 2.5 million in the U.S.
The nationwide talent search for AGT’s Season 13 kicked-off in Orlando on November 5 and will continue touring the country where producers will be seeking the best variety acts throughout the country. Acts of every age and any talent can register today at AGT Auditions to audition in one of the cities that AGT will be visiting. Acts not able to make it to one of the cities can also submit an online audition video through the same website.
Upcoming audition cities include:
- San Jose, CA – The San Jose McEnery Convention Center – Jan. 19
- Los Angeles, CA – Pasadena Convention Center – Feb. 3
- Phoenix. AZ- Phoenix Convention Center– Feb. 24
Do you think you have what it takes? Enter to win a Front of Line’ pass to audition in an upcoming city. Just follow @styleandsociety on Instagram and tag us in a video showcasing your talent including the hashtag #styleandsociety. Note, all travel and accommodations must be paid for by the winner of the contest, this prize is only to skip the line.