Taped Auditions Begin for "America's Got Talent"

Posted Thursday February 20, 2014 9:28 PM GMT

Whittling down the thousands of applicants, the stars of "America's Got Talent" attended the first taped auditions in New York City on Thursday (February 20).

Hitting the red carpet for a few photos, judges Howie Mandell, Howard Stern, Mel B, and Heidi Klum strutted their stuff.

Also there to cheer on the contestants, Nick Cannon arrived in a coral suit, matching tie, and brown shoes.

This summer, "America's Got Talent" returns for season 9. Excited for the show, Heidi tweeted, "We're back!! Just started @nbcagt auditions. Can't wait for you to see what I'm seeing! #AGT."

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