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Tyra Banks Will Bring Her Reality-Competition-Hosting Skills to America’s Got Talent

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America’s talented better get smizing: Tyra Banks has been crowned as a new host* on America’s Got Talent. According to Variety, AGT judge Howie Mandel announced Banks’s new gig on Twitter. The former America’s Next Top Model host is taking over the vacancy left by Nick Cannon. Cannon reportedly quit the show after NBC threatened his job over a racially charged joke the comedian told in his Showtime special. Mandel will be joined by Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Mel B as judges in the next season, which will return summer 2017.

*Correction: An earlier version of this post previously referred to Banks as a judge on the show, not the host.

Tyra Banks Crowned the New Host on America’s Got Talent