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America's Got Talent Teen Outsings Katy Perry With Phenomenal Cover Of Rise! Watch!

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Earlier this summer, Katy Perry dropped her Olympic Games inspired track, Rise and we absolutely loved it — but Jayna Brown's version might be better!

The teenager, who received one of the coveted golden buzzers, once again performed on America's Got Talent Tuesday night and absolutely SLAYED with a cover of Perry's newest song!

Related: Simon Cowell Isn't Happy About Zayn Malik's 1D-Inspired TV Show

Not only did Heidi Klum actually RISE from her seat at the end, but Simon Cowell sported a goofy AF smile that said exactly what we were all thinking — DAAAAYUM GRRRRL!

Ch-ch-check out Jayna's AH-Mazing performance (below) and let us know if you think she's better than Katy!

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Simon Cowell Clearly Isn't Pleased With Zayn Malik's One Direction-Inspired TV Show — Says 'He Should Have Come To Me'!

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Simon Cowell is once again displeased with Zayn Malik's post One Direction decisions!

As we previously reported, Gigi Hadid's beau has partnered with legendary TV producer Dick Wolf to create a new scripted series for NBC inspired by the PILLOWTALK singer's experiences in the famous boy band! AH-Mazing!

Related: Niall Reportedly Signs Solo Deal With Universal Music

While many people are pumped for the new show, titled Boys, there is one person who is not thrilled with Malik's latest project.

Obviously, Mr. Cowell had something to say about the show as he, you know, founded 1D. During a chat with Entertainment Tonight, the 56-year-old noted:

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Niall Horan Reportedly Signs Solo Deal With Universal Music — Simon Cowell Must Not Be Too Pleased With This!

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Looks like Niall Horan just made a HUGE decision about his solo career — and it's pretty unexpected!

Everyone long thought that he'd work with Simon Cowell and Syco on his next record deal, but the former One Direction star has majorly flipped the script — and signed with Universal Music, according to media reports!

Related: Azealia Banks Attacks Zayn Malik With Transphobic Remark!

Horan, 22, has reportedly now followed in the footsteps of former bandmates Harry Styles and Liam Payne with his solo deal, which appears to be a "big money" offer in the surprising jump to Universal.

The company — which lost out on Harry — didn't waste any time by making a HUGE offer to Niall to pull him right out from under Cowell's nose, with a source saying:

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X Factor Judges Wowed By Louis Tomlinson Lookalike — Watch!

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Is that you, Louis?!

If you plan on tuning in to X Factor UK on Saturday night, you might think your eyes on playing tricks on you!

But no, that isn't One Direction's Louis Tomlinson back to sing for Simon Cowell again — it's just new contestant Matt Terry!

Related: Perrie Edwards To Dish Dirt On Zayn Malik On Little Mix's Next Album!

Unsurprisingly, the judges seem to be pretty wowed by the 23-year-old, and rightfully so as he belted out a wonderful rendition of Ben E. King's Stand By Me!

Ch-ch-check out the preview performance (below) to see more of the 1D lookalike and tune in to ITV both Saturday and Sunday night to catch all the great performances!

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Nick Cannon Responds To 13-Year-Old America's Got Talent Comic's Serious Burn About His Divorce From Mariah Carey!

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America's Got Talent — and also Nick Cannon jokes!

The 13-year-old comedian Lori Mae Hernandez — who previously took a shot at Donald Trump — was back on AGT's semifinals Tuesday night, where she played a dangerous game: making fun of the host!

Video: 'Next Taylor Swift' Grace VanderWaal WOWS Crowd With Another Gorgeous Original!

Joking about Nick's much-publicized divorce from Mariah Carey, the teen quipped:

"I just outgrew Barbies — like Mariah did Nick."

Ouch!

But Nick took the slam in stride, later telling ET:

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'Next Taylor Swift' Grace VanderWaal WOWS America's Got Talent Crowd With Another Gorgeous Original!

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Grace of our heart!

We know America's Got Talent showcases some spectacular acts, but we didn't expect to meet a true future star!

But when Simon Cowell dubbed 12-year-old Grace VanderWaal the "next Taylor Swift" he was onto something — because this girl HAS IT!

Video: 13-Year-Old Opera Singer & Bizarre 'Tape Face' Act Kick Off AGT Season 11

The ukelele player took the stage Tuesday night with yet another brand new original song (see the first two HERE and HERE), and it was the most magical yet!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the tween hold the crowd in the palm of tiny hand!

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Calvin Harris In Talks To Return To X Factor — Has Simon Cowell Lifted His Lifelong Ban?!

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Back in 2009, Calvin Harris made an enemy of Simon Cowell and got himself banned for life from X Factor UK — but now we're hearing he's actually been forgiven!

He may even be back on the show!

Related: Tinashe FINALLY Comments On Those Calvin Harris Dating Rumors!

Harris pissed off the X Factor judge in '09 when he took the stage in the middle of a live performance by Jedward to make fun of the group.

In case you didn't see, he mocked them for their hairstyles by holding a pineapple up to his head. Ouch!

After that act, Cowell banned the 32-year-old and hasn't had him back since, but now a source has come forward and told The Sun that:

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