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America's Got Talent Respectfully Airs Deceased Contestant's Moving Audition A Month After His Untimely Death

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Gone too soon.

On Tuesday evening, America's Got Talent honored Dr. Brandon Rogers by airing the late medical professional's audition a month after his untimely death. As we previously reported, Rogers died unexpectedly after getting into a terrible car accident back in June. This complicated things for NBC as Brandon was a standout contestant for this season of AGT and his audition hadn't even aired yet.

Related: Nelsan Ellis' Loved Ones Comment On The Actor's Death

However, in order to pay their respects to the doctor, the network fulfilled Brandon's family's request to have the audition hit the small screen. Before sharing the talented singer's tryout, NBC noted in a statement:

"At the request of his family we would like to honor his memory by sharing his audition with you."

Be sure to check out Brandon's moving audition for yourself (below).

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Mel B Is Reportedly Asking Friends To Help Her Buy A $2 Million House!

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We hate to see her struggle like this!

According to The Mirror, after her costly split from ex-husband Stephen Belafonte, Mel B is reportedly asking friends for money in order to secure a $2 million house in Los Angeles.

Related: Mel B's Restraining Order Against Nanny From Hell Extended Until 2022!

Although the Spice Girls star has put down a six-figure deposit, she fears she will lose it if she can't come up with the rest of the amount.

According to a source:

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American Idol Reportedly Has Their Sights Set On Lionel Richie To Judge! Wait, WTF?!

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Hello… it is me you're looking for…

Lionel Richie seems to be the man of the hour for the folks over at American Idol: a new report out this morning alleges that he may in fact be the top pick for a judge spot on the show, to go alongside Katy Perry and an as-yet-unnamed third judge!

Really, though?!?!

Related: Seacrest Has One Request To Host American Idol

Nothing against Richie — he's just… past his prime a bit?! Perry is a younger star, Ryan Seacrest obviously has that whole hosting thing down pat considering the original version of the show is where he got his start, but Lionel Richie?!?!?!?

It seems so… random???

But according to the report, it may not be random — and here's why:

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What Do RuPaul, Jennifer Lawrence, & Minnie Mouse Have In Common??

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They're all getting stars on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame!

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has released its list of upcoming honorees getting their very own stars.

Related: Anna Faris Live-Tweeted All The Behind-The-Scenes Deets Of Chris Pratt's Star Ceremony!

And with everyone from Taraji P. Henson to OG Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Star Wars star Mark Hamill, the class of 2018 is about as diverse as we've ever seen!

BTW, special shoutout to the late Steve Irwin and Bernie Mac, who will be receiving their stars posthumously.

See everyone who's being honored with their own bit of sidewalk (below)!

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Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Rita Ora, & More Record Charity Single For Grenfell Fire — As Survivors Move Into New Apartment Complex

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Celebrities brought together by tragedy.

Last week, Simon Cowell assembled Artists for Grenfell – a group of A-list singers to record a charity single for the devastating Grenfell Tower fire that claimed the lives of 79 people.

Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Rita Ora, Leona Lewis, Jessie J, and Stormzy are just a few artists featured on the moving track recorded in honor of those who lost their possessions, homes, and lives in the inferno.

Photo: Adele Visits London Fire Brigade Following Grenfell Fire

The recording, a heartbreaking cover of Simon & Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water, also features vocals from Robbie Williams, Bastille, Geri Halliwell, James Blunt, Nile Rodgers, the London Community Gospel Choir, and more British artists.

As for the survivors, the government has acquired 68 luxury apartments in neighboring Kensington to permanently house those left homeless by the fire. The lavish complex includes a 24-hour concierge, swimming pool, and private cinema.

City communities secretary Sajid Javid made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon, saying "it is our duty to support" the residents of Grenfell Tower, whose lives — and, in some tragic cases, loved ones — literally went up in flames.

Our heart goes out to all those affected by this horrible incident. Take a listen to the moving song (below).

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Watch Twin Magicians Light Up America's Got Talent's Auditions With Their Giant Magical Tablet! Must See!

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Double the magic, double the fun!

Identical French twins Tony and Jordan blew away the America's Got Talent judges with their insane magic act perfect for the modern age!

In hopes to impress Simon Cowell and co. (and their parents), the 21-year-old magicians brought out their giant magical iPad for some dazzling screen-to-stage tricks — and they did not disappoint!

Video: Deaf Singer BLOWS AWAY AGT Judges!

We've never seen such tech-savvy magicians before — we bet they could fix any computer bug!

Ch-ch-check out the AH-Mazing clip (above) to see the magic of the future!

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EXCLUSIVE! America's Got Talent Welcomes The Viral Dancing Pumpkin Man — But What Do The Judges Think Of His Shtick??

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Remember him??

Well the man behind the pumpkin is back and auditioning for America's Got Talent, hoping "to spread the joy through the dance." OK THEN!

Related: Deaf Singer BLOWS AWAY AGT Judges While Performing!

AGT sent us an EXCLUSIVE first look at his audition, and let's just say — if you're a fan of the original, you'll love what the orange-faced mystery man did this time around.

What do the judges think?! Press PLAY (below) and watch the madness ensue! And tune in to America's Got Talent when it airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on NBC.

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