Definition of talent show in English:

talent show


  • A competition or show consisting of performances by a series of amateur entertainers.

    ‘he got his first television break on a TV talent show’
    • ‘It's a talent show that starts by searching for six inexperienced dancers from among hundreds of young people who took part in regional auditions.’
    • ‘Later in the year they will be organizing some student events such as a talent show and international day.’
    • ‘He was in the church choir when he was discovered at a talent show.’
    • ‘The lead counselor of the oldest boys' cabin may try different methods of encouraging campers to try a new activity or perform on stage at a talent show.’
    • ‘It is also our ambition to hold a talent show at the end of the year.’
    • ‘Pupils at the primary school proved to be a gifted bunch when they staged a talent show.’
    • ‘Once a year the group stages a talent show, choosing a theme and designing costumes especially for it.’
    • ‘They were invited to appear on a BBC talent show in 1976 and within months were given their own half-hour programme.’
    • ‘She lost in a stunning upset yesterday on the British TV talent show where she had become an international Internet sensation last month.’
    • ‘He has involved himself with local events, including being a judge at a charity talent show.’
    • ‘At the age of eight he won his first talent show with his rhyming skills.’
    • ‘She first came to national attention on the hit talent show American Idol.’
    • ‘She performed in talent shows as a child, and by the time she was a teen, she had her own group.’
    • ‘Her first public appearance was at the age of four, singing in a local church, followed by local talent shows and stage productions.’
    • ‘She won first prize in an on-board talent show for her self-accompanied rendition of 'O Holy Night'.’
    • ‘They gained local fame on the radio and auditioned successfully for a popular radio talent show.’
    • ‘He is currently running talent shows in Dublin in aid of the children's hospital.’
    • ‘I went on a television talent show before my voice broke.’
    • ‘The children had to audition to enter the talent show.’
    • ‘I was waiting for my name to be called, so I could try out for the talent show.’
    • ‘Since winning the talent show in February she has been recording a TV showcase.’