Melanie Brown named America’s Got Talent judge

Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown is joining the judging panel of America’s Got Talent, NBC has announced.

Brown, also known as Scary Spice during her time with the pop group, will take her seat alongside Howie Mandel and Howard Stern when the variety competition show returns for its eighth season this summer.

She was previously a contestant on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and in 2010 she starred with her family in a reality series for The Style Network.

She recently completed a two-season run as a judge on the Australian edition of The X Factor and for one season was co-host of the Australian Dancing With The Stars.

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