Tyra Banks to host season 12 of ‘America’s Got Talent’

Tyra Banks is hosting the 12th season of “America’s Got Talent.” She’ll be joining returning judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. She takes over from Nick Cannon, who left after 8 years. The show returns this summer from the Dolby Theatre.

In a press release obtained by E! News, Tyra shared,

“Since I was a little girl, I’ve been obsessed with grandiose acts and performers who make the seemingly impossible possible. I love how AGT brings that feeling into everyone’s home, capturing the best of people who come out and give it their all to make those big, fierce and outrageous dreams come true.”



Nick Canon Sent his congratulations to Tyra