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'America's Got Talent' Season 16 - Judges & Hosts Revealed!

America’s Got Talent is coming back – and so are all the stars!

Judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Sofia Vergara are all returning for Season 16, Deadline reported Tuesday (March 2).

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Terry Crews also will return as host. The Season 16 premiere date will be announced at a later date. However, the last seven seasons have all started airing at the end of May, so it seems likely that Season 16 will do the same.

AGT will be having a final nationwide “Last Chance Audition” for the upcoming season on Saturday (March 6), which interested acts can still sign up for at AGTAuditions.com. The best acts from the virtual audition will go on to perform in front of the judges.

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Simon Cowell Shares an Update on His Recovery After Last Year's Bike Accident

Simon Cowell is luckily doing much better.

In a new interview, the 61-year-old America’s Got Talent judge update shared an update on his recovery after breaking his back in bike accident last year.

“The first four weeks were the hardest,” Simon recalled to Entertainment Tonight. “Because you feel kind of helpless, and it was the first time in my life I’ve ever felt helpless…Then you’re bored and frustrated, and I was in so much pain, if I’m being honest with you.”

Back in August, Simon underwent a six-hour spinal surgery after breaking his back in a bike accident.

After several months on bed rest, Simon was able to travel to Barbados to celebrate the holidays with his family. While going shirtless at the beach, Simon showed off the scar on his back from surgery.

“Just like the doctor said, you hit this kinda seven, eight-week mark, and it’s like it never happened. I mean, literally like that, so there were a lot of pluses,” Simon said while discussing his post-op. “And I didn’t catch COVID, so I was lucky.”

Simon also said after the surgery, he started focusing more on being healthy and treating his body better than before the accident.

“I’m healthier now than I was a year ago because of this back injury. One of the things you’ve got do is so much exercise, to kind of, like, heal,” Simon explained. “So I have to walk, like, five, 10 miles a day, so I actually feel better than I did a year ago.”

Simon also credited longtime girlfriend Lauren Silverman and their son Eric, 7, for keeping up his spirits when he recovering.

“I never would’ve had this kinda time with Eric before,” Simon gushed. “He was amazing, because I was very embarrassed when I got home from the hospital… And he came in, because I’ve got all these metal rods in my back and screws and he went, ‘Dad, you look like Iron Man.’ And I went, ‘Yeah, I’m like Iron Man, yeah.”

We’re glad to hear Simon is doing much better!

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Simon Cowell Enjoys A Beach Day With Lauren Silverman in Barbados

Simon Cowell is all smiles as he wears his mask around his chin during a beach day in Barbados on Thursday afternoon (January 7).

The 61-year-old record executive spent some time with partner Lauren Silverman, and their son, Eric (not pictured), during their holiday in the tropics.

Simon wore a pair of bright orange swim trunks as he and his little family enjoyed the sunshine.

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Simon and Lauren have made the trip to Barbados many times before for the winter season, and this marks the first since his bike accident in 2020.

His surgery reportedly went for six hours and surgeons had to fuse his bones and implant a rod during the operation.

He showed off the scar from his back surgery during a recent outing.

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Simon Cowell Puts Back Scars on Display After Scary Bike Accident

Simon Cowell is feeling better after months of recovery.

The 61-year-old America’s Got Talent star was spotted hanging out with friends and family shirtless on Wednesday (December 30) aboard a yacht in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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Simon was seen enjoying his holiday onboard a boat with his partner Lauren Silverman, as well as family and friends.

The scars on his back from the spinal surgery after he broke his back in three places were also on display. If you didn’t know, Simon reportedly underwent surgery for nearly six hours after breaking his back in a bike crash in August.

“Some good advice…if you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time. I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages,” he wrote on Twitter at the time.

As recently as October, it was reported that he could have to be on bed rest for an additional six months, but he’s since been spotted enjoying the Barbados sun. We’re happy to see he’s doing well!

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Simon Cowell Is All Smiles Shirtless at the Beach After Electric Bike Accident

Looks like Simon Cowell is doing great!

The 61-year-old America’s Got Talent judge was seen enjoying a ride on a jet ski and spending the day strolling shirtless with partner Lauren Silverman earlier in the month in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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Simon was seen enjoying a day at Brandons Beach, as well as Racal’s Waterpark.

Simon reportedly underwent surgery for nearly six hours after breaking his back in a bike crash in August.

“It was a long surgery, they had to fuse his bones and implant a rod. But thank goodness he’s going to be okay and will have a few months of recovery,” a source said at the time.

“Some good advice…if you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time. I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages,” he wrote on Twitter afterward.

“And a massive thank you to all the nurses and doctors. Some of the nicest people I have ever met. Stay safe everyone.”

As recently as October, it was reported that he could have to be on bed rest for an additional six months, but it appears that was not the case after all. We’re so glad to see he’s doing well!

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Simon Cowell Could Remain on Bed Rest for Another Six Months After Spinal Surgery

Simon Cowell is still recovering from spinal surgery after suffering an injury from a biking accident over the summer.

The 61-year-old America’s Got Talent star broke his back in three places and his been resting in bed for most of the last two months.

A source told The Sun that Simon‘s recovery is taking longer than expected and he could be bedridden for up to another six months.

“It’s been a rough few weeks,” a friend told the outlet. “Simon’s a fighter and fairly gung-ho. Naturally, he thought he’d be out of action for a few weeks and then, if not doing iron man contests, at least be back on the showbiz circuit. Instead, he’s had a setback from surgery to fuse two vertebrae and it has proven more complicated than a standard break.”

Simon is currently at home in Malibu with longtime girlfriend Lauren Silverman and their six-year-old son Eric.