TODAY | July 26, 2013
>>> city. the music hall right across the street.
>> a fun filled trip down the red carpet . first, this is "today" on nbc.
>> it is.
>>> " america 's got talent" has been live this week from radio city across the street from us.
>> ben aaron made his way on to the red carpet to check in with the judges and some contestants.
>> reporter: the red carpet is full of flashing lights as judges and contestants come to radio city for " america 's got talent." these women were excited. before we talk to the many contenders, i had to speak to the man i will look like in 20 years. howard stern . this is the first time since your bar mitzva you've worn a suit.
>> this stage, radio city , very important.
>> state your name and your talents.
>> collin. i'm a 16-year-old magician.
>> a.j. leblanc. television.
>> i'm here with the guys who used to beat me up in high school . who's the judge you're most nervous about performing in front of?
>> howard stern .
>> we're huge howard stern fans. we knew we wanted a rock band .
>> i can do one key in a rock sounding voice. ready?
>> let's do it. [ screaming ]
>> it was like a steven tyler pitch.
>> it was steven tyler . i'm just warning you. i'm not going to hear a word you say because heidi klum is right behind you. i'm focusing on her the entire time.
>> you know what's weird? i'm focussing on her looking this way.
>> you have any talents anybody doesn't know about. german accent . who's going to win tonight. [ speaking in foreign language ]
>> you heard it here first. why does he get to wear the dress and you don't?
>> self-explanatory. started with tattoos.
>> dude, i'm blond, man. i get the dress.
>> i don't even want to talk in this microphone right now. i just want to use your head.
>> in this space without moving your feet, what can you do? do you have any talents nobody knows about? secret talents?
>> yes. i've got hidden talents.
>> tell them now.
>> actual hiding.
>> nick, we've asked all the judges what their talents are. you have many. one of the best are tie knots.
>> you want a double windsor ?
>> is this a nick cannon tie?
>> it's a nick cannon tie.
>> here's a double windsor . it's a little short.
>> i want the tag on. give me a little dimple. you're a smooth criminal.
>> all right. that was ben aaron. moving on to the semifinals are collin's key, the magician and krista brothers. the guy in the dress. " america 's got talent" airs tuesday and wednesday at 9:00/8:00 central on nbc.