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Nick Cannon

Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, rapper, and radio/television personality. On television, Cannon began as a teenager on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out, and America's Got Talent. He acted in the films Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. As a rapper, he released his debut self-titled album in 2003 with the hit single "Gigolo", a collaboration with singer R. Kelly. In 2006, Cannon recorded singles "Dime Piece" and "My Wife" for a planned album Stages, which was never released. Cannon married American R&B/pop singer Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008. As a teenager, Cannon formed the rap group "Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad" with his friend Steve Groves; they opened for the likes of Will Smith, LFO, 98 Degrees, and Montell Jordan. After signing with Jive Records in 2001, he was featured alongside Romeo Miller and 3LW on the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack with a cover of the 1988 hit song "Parents Just Don't Understand". His debut self titled album was released in 2003 and included the single "Your Pops Don't Like Me". In 2005, Cannon formed his own record label, Can I Ball Records, with

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Taking Nick Cannon's 'AGT' Gig 'That's Sambo Stuff'

Nick Cannon's 'AGT' replacement will get painted as a "Sambo," as far as Brandon T. Jackson is concerned. Brandon was leaving La Scala in Bev Hills Tuesday when our photog asked if he'd… READ MORE >

Nick Cannon, Why are 'AGT' Replacements All Black?!!? (VIDEO)

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Why All the 'AGT' Replacements Black?!!?

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- 79 days ago
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Please Come Back!!!

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- 86 days ago
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Nick Cannon tried to sign a bunch of new talent -- outside of 'AGT' -- through a mobile app he created and allegedly stole ... according to the guy who's now suing Nick for BIG money. Nick… READ MORE >

- 93 days ago
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TV Never Meant That Much to Me ... It's All Yours, Seacrest!

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- 97 days ago
Nick Cannon Still Being Used to Boost 'AGT' Ticket Sales (PHOTO)

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- 98 days ago
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Nick Cannon
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- 98 days ago
Ryan Seacrest and Simon Cowell, Together Again on 'AGT'? (VIDEO)

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- 99 days ago
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Nick Cannon
Yep, I'm Definitely Done At 'AGT'

Nick Cannon just dashed the hopes of NBC and 'AGT' ... because he made it clear there is NO chance he'll come back to the show. Nick was at LAX Tuesday and showed firm resolve ... he's done with… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
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