talent show

noun
  1. a theatrical show in which a series of usually amateur or aspiring singers, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists, etc., perform in the hope of gaining recognition.
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  • Last week, a Taiwanese talent-show contestant nicknamed "Little Fatty" drew comparisons to Susan Boyle.

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    The World's 9 Best 'Idols'

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    April 9, 2010

  • I can honestly say it was one of the most extraordinary moments in my perhaps equally unlikely career as a talent-show judge.

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    How Susan Boyle Won My Heart

    Piers Morgan

    April 16, 2009