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Chistina Well and Her Diva Squad

I know we haven’t been able to update this site for America’s Got Talent lately, but I came across this great podcast interview with Christina Wells on the Plus Mommy site and I just really wanted to share it here on Pure AGT.

This was a really great podcast and was a lot of fun to hear Christina Wells’ background story. It’s easy to want to support someone who just loves to sing like she does. Plus, who doesn’t want to support a nurse who originally started studying computer science? Take a minute and listen to the interview of Christina Wells on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeart Radio.

Christina Wells is also releasing a weekly video called the Christina and Alli Show where she sings a song with Alli and releases it to her Diva Squad. Here’s one of their most recent videos that has a holiday theme, but was really enjoyable to watch. Check out the video embedded below.

Always fun to see what’s happening with past contestants. I’m sure we’ll get even more updates on America’s Got Talent: The Champions.

January 9, 2019 I Written By

America’s Got Talent Season 11

Our apologies on not being able to keep this site up to date the past couple seasons. The day job has kept us pretty busy. We almost posted about Simon Cowell coming on as a judge this season. If you’d ever seen Simon as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent, then you knew he’d be great and he has been great for the show. He brings a great energy to the show.

I’m also excited to share that we have a new writer who’s going to be posting about this season of America’s Got Talent. Her name is Julia and she’s done some work with me on Pure Dancing with the Stars. I think she’ll do a really excellent job.

I’ll just finish off this little intro to us blogging about America’s Got Talent season 11 with how glad I am that the Russian Bar Trio is back on America’s Got Talent. Back in 2008, I posted about how much I love the Russian Bar Trio. I even talked about wanting the Russian Bar Trio back the season after they first performed. Plus, in case you missed it, here were a few of the details of the accident that prevented the Russian Bar Trio from performing on America’s Got Talent. To be clear, the accident didn’t happen on the show. It happened separate from the show and so they got replaced in the live shows.

Needless to say, I’m still a huge fan of the Russian Bar Trio. Christine is fantastic. When she did the double backflip tonight it was just as exciting and incredible as when I first saw them perform. The handstand was pretty incredible as well.

Not sure if I can call them the favorite. I think there are some people that will bore of their act, but I never will. It’s such an incredible talent. Love it.

Anyway, while we wait for Julia to start posting, what do you think of America’s Got Talent season 11?

June 14, 2016 I Written By

Inside AGT: The Untold Stories of America’s Got Talent

Congratulations to the Winner of America’s Got Talent! What a season of talent. With the season being over, I’m sure many of you will be like me and need something to fill the AGT void. That’s why I’m pleased to let you know about a new book about America’s Got Talent called: Inside AGT: The Untold Stories of America’s Got Talent(Kindle Edition).

This book is a delicious mix of behind the scenes insights from past contestants and updates from some of your favorite America’s Got Talent acts. Once I started reading it I couldn’t put it down. If you’re a fan of the show, then you’ll find this book a delightful read.

I’m not sure how the author of the book got access to so many past contestants (more than 65), but it must have taken a really extraordinary effort. With that many, you’re sure to find updates on some of your favorites. Here are a few examples of what you’ll find in the book:
* Which runner-up says he contemplated suicide after a painful spinal injury
* How accused “fake soldier” Timothy Poe ended up saving the life of a stranger in his hometown
* Why one winner gave away all of his prize money
* Which finalist used to rob people’s houses “for fun” before appearing on the show
* How one act got tricked into moving to Branson, Missouri by a fake show promoter
* Which winner forgot to claim his $1 million prize

I don’t say this about many books, but Inside AGTis a must read for any fan of AGT. Yes, if you’re reading this site, you’re probably a fan.

Once you get a chance to read it, I hope you’ll come back and let us know what you think in the comments. Who was missing from the book?

September 18, 2013 I Written By

America’s Got Talent Judges on Red Carpet in Los Angeles

Tonight’s another 2 hour episode of America’s Got Talent. I’m excited for the show, because the summer TV slowdown has set in. At least we have America’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance.

AGT recently put out this cool video of the judges talking about America’s Got Talent on the red carpet in LA. They also talk about how the AGT Live shows will be at Radio City Music Hall in NYC. That’s a good change. Enjoy!

June 25, 2013 I Written By

America’s Got Talent on Early Tonight

Tonight America’s Got Talent is on at a “special time”: 8/7c. I love how they call it a special time. Basically, The Voice 2 hour finale is tonight and so they had to move the schedule around. Not to mention the NBA finals. Looks like it should be an entertaining show. The preview doesn’t show a single singer. That should mean we’re going to have a lot of variety acts. Should be interesting as usual.

June 18, 2013 I Written By

America’s Got Talent 2013 – Season 8

Well, we’re back from our hiatus and ready for the next season of America’s Got Talent. 2013 will be season 8 of America’s Got Talent. I can’t believe we’re into the eighth season of AGT. America’s Got Talent season 8 will premiere tomorrow, June 4, 2013.

The big change this season is that Sharon Osbourne is out as a judge and Mel B and Heidi Klum are in as judges. I’m not sure I like 4 people there as judges, but I love the change of judges. I think that Mel B and Heidi will be much more interesting than Sharon. Mel B is never afraid to speak her mind and do we really care what Heidi says? Plus, I’m sure their interplay with Howard is going to be great.

To learn more about the new judges, check out the following videos talking with all the judges and Nick Cannon as well.

Nick Cannon Is Pumped for AGT Season 8

Mel B Talks AGT Season 8

Howie Mandel Is Psyched for AGT Season 8

Howard Stern Talks AGT Season 8

Heidi Klum Is Pumped for Season 8

June 3, 2013 I Written By

Nick Cannon on The Anderson Live Show

I got an email that Nick Cannon will be on The Anderson Live show next week. If you live in NYC, check it out.

On Tuesday morning November 13th, Nick Cannon will be our celebrity guest on the Anderson Live show.

We welcome all fans who are in the NYC area to be a part of our studio audience. Tickets are free and all you have to do is email us at:

Please include “Nick Cannon” on the subject and then include your full name, # of tickets and a contact # and we will send our Priority VIP seats to all guests who wish to attend!

The show arrival is 7am for a 9am LIVE SHOW and it will end at 10am

Thank you and hope to see you in our audience this Tuesday morning.

November 9, 2012 I Written By

America’s Got Talent Top 48 Auditions

In case you missed or want to watch again some of the acts from the America’s Got Talent 2012 Top 48, you can find the America’s Got Talent Top 48 videos below!

Lion Dance Me: Quarterfinals

Danger act Lion Dance Me is consistently exciting, but the judges are looking for variety as well as skill. Hopefully, Lion Dance Me can deliver.

Turf: Quarterfinals

Turf has come a long way since his days of dancing for change on the streets of San Francisco. Now, he’s hoping to get one step closer to the million-dollar prize.

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July 11, 2012 I Written By

America’s Got Talent Top 48 First Eliminations Videos

In case you missed or want to watch again some of the acts from the America’s Got Talent 2012 Top 48 first eliminations, you can find the AGT eliminations below!

Week 8, Elimination 1
Michael Nejad, Maurice and Shanice Hayes, and Nikki Jensen take the stage for the first round of eliminations.

Cirque du Soleil
Next, Cirque du Soleil takes that stage to perform a routine from “Zarkana,” a touring Cirque show that is currently playing in New York.

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July 5, 2012 I Written By

America’s Got Talent Top 48

In case you missed or want to watch again some of the acts from the America’s Got Talent 2012 Top 48, find the individual performances below!

The Journey to the Quarterfinals
It’s been a long journey to the quarterfinals for judges and contestants alike.

The Distinguished Men of Brass: Quarterfinals
Tampa’s Distinguished Men of Brass bring their delightful jazz performance to the quarterfinals.

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July 3, 2012 I Written By