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Nick Cannon tweets 'I'M RACIST!' following 'whiteface' controversy

Nick Cannon tweets 'I'M RACIST!' following 'whiteface' controversy

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Nick Cannon has facetiously tweeted "I'M RACIST!" following his "whiteface" controversy.
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Nick Cannon wears 'whiteface' to promote new album 'White People Party Music'

Nick Cannon wears 'whiteface' to promote new album 'White People Party Music'

March 25 (UPI) -- Nick Cannon caused quite the controversy Monday after sharing a series of pictures and videos that showed him wearing whiteface on his Instagram account.
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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon pull Bel-Air home off market

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon pull Bel-Air home off market

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Pop star Mariah Carey and her husband, fellow music artist and actor Nick Cannon, have pulled their Los Angeles home off the market, officials said.
Nick Cannon working with VH1 on 'Drumline' TV movie

Nick Cannon working with VH1 on 'Drumline' TV movie

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. cable television network VH1 says its next scripted movie will be "Drumline: A New Beat."
Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America bestowed its top honors on Alfonso Cuaron, Vince Gilligan and Beth McCarthy-Miller in Los Angeles Saturday night.
Scholastic to publish Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's children's book

Scholastic to publish Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's children's book

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Scholastic has announced plans to publish a holiday children's picture book penned by married U.S. celebrity couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon.
Mariah Carey walks dog in her underwear during Aspen vacation

Mariah Carey walks dog in her underwear during Aspen vacation

Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Mariah Carey is currently spending Christmas vacation in Aspen with her 2-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan and husband Nick Cannon, and the 44-year-old singer has been documenting her trip on Instagram.
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Mariah Carey takes NBC home for the holidays

Mariah Carey takes NBC home for the holidays

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The "All I Want for Christmas is You" singer will present "Mariah Carey's 12 Days of Christmas" this holiday season on NBC.
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Stern, Klum, Cannon to return to 'America's Got Talent'

Stern, Klum, Cannon to return to 'America's Got Talent'

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel are to return as judges to the summer competition series "America's Got Talent," NBC announced Wednesday.
Nicki Minaj wasn't Mariah Carey's 'Idol' Satan, Nick Cannon says

Nicki Minaj wasn't Mariah Carey's 'Idol' Satan, Nick Cannon says

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Nick Cannon says Mariah Carey disappointed with "American Idol" experience, not just judge panel.
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Kenechi Ebina wins 'America's Got Talent'

Kenechi Ebina wins 'America's Got Talent'

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Dancer Kenechi Ebina was crowned the Season 8 winner on "America's Got Talent" in New York.
Nick Cannon to host 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'

Nick Cannon to host 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Nick Cannon is to serve as host of a new version of the classic reality TV series "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," Style Media announced Thursday.
Mariah Carey 'fine' after dislocating shoulder during video shoot

Mariah Carey 'fine' after dislocating shoulder during video shoot

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Mariah Carey was "fine" after dislocating her shoulder during a video shoot in New York, a representative said Monday.
Swift, Gomez, Cher, Pitbull booked for Macy's July 4 fireworks show

Swift, Gomez, Cher, Pitbull booked for Macy's July 4 fireworks show

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Taylor Swift, Cher, Pitbull and Selena Gomez have been added to the lineup for the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular in New York, NBC said Monday.
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Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, rapper, radio and television personality. On television, Cannon began as a teenage sketch comedian on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out, and America's Got Talent. He acted in the films Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. As a rapper, he released his debut self-titled album in 2003 with the hit single "Gigolo", a collaboration with singer R. Kelly. In 2006, Cannon recorded singles "Dime Piece" and "My Wife" for a planned album Stages, which was never released. Cannon married singer Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008.

Cannon was born in San Diego to Beth Gardner (1959-) and James Cannon (1954–2010), a televangelist who hosted a public access TV ministry in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a child, Cannon divided his time with his mother and grandmother in San Diego and with his father in Charlotte. He began performing at age nine. Cannon is the nephew of Katie Geneva Cannon, who is currently serving as Annie Scales Rogers Professor for Christian Ethics at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.

Before filming drumline he lived in Augusta Georgia on Nellyville Road. and at age 11, he landed a spot on his father's cable access program performing stand-up comedy. When Cannon was in his mid-teens, he moved to Hollywood, where he performed stand up at The Improv, The Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store. Cannon attended Quail Hollow Middle School. He graduated from Monte Vista High School, in 1998.

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