talent show

noun

Definition of talent show

: a show consisting of a series of individual performances (such as singing) by amateurs who may be selected for special recognition as performing talent

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This all aired during the June 25 episode of NBC’s hit TV talent show. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al.com, "Watch Alabama singer win over Simon Cowell," 27 June 2019 In December, a source revealed to Deadline that Tyra was moving on from hosting the NBC talent show to focus on TV producing. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "The Real Reason Why Tyra Banks Is Not on 'AGT' in 2019," 28 May 2019 Other favorites include free entertainment, such as an amateur talent show and concerts. USA TODAY, "Leaping frogs, spiny lobsters, hostile roosters: News from around our 50 states," 26 July 2019 Singing, dancing, poetry, acting and ukulele playing are among the talents to be presented during an inaugural talent show on Sunday in Rancho Bernardo. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News, "Many locals to perform in Sunday’s talent show," 18 July 2019 The Marion County Fair runs June 21-30 and offers everything from carnival rides and talent shows to a fair food and a demolition derby. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "What you need to know about the Marion County Fair," 19 June 2019 Now that the talent show has wrapped up, fans will likely have to wait until this summer for season 14 to air. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'America's Got Talent' and Susan Boyle Fans Are Livid After Shin Lim Wins 'Champions'," 19 Feb. 2019 Jasmine will be singing in a couple of weeks in a talent show. Mark Curnutte, Cincinnati.com, "4 addresses in 4 months: This is what poverty looks like for this Cincinnati family," 10 July 2019 Every week students do different activities, such as STEAM programs, demonstrations from Harford County police and fire companies, talent shows and art programs. Erika Butler, baltimoresun.com, "Harford summer camps still have openings as school year comes to close," 12 June 2019

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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