Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

Nick Cannon is ready to fill the shoes of Regis Philbin and Jerry Springer as the new host of "America's Got Talent," according to Reuters. The rapper, actor and comedian is hoping to bring more young viewers to the top-watched show, which launched in 2006. His hosting spot is in conjunction with a larger deal for further potential opportunities with NBC.—CJ

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