Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY

Carly Mallenbaum

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Recent articles by Carly:

'Hamilton' opened in L.A. last night and it was major

Opening night of the traveling stage show was filled with tons of stars, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, who spoke onstage. → Read More

Grace VanderWaal was 'so nervous' to return to the 'America's Got Talent' stage

Go backstage with the Season 11 winner as she made her triumphant return to the Dolby Theatre. → Read More

'America's Got Talent': Singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne amazes again

In the first live show of the season, the 12-year-old had the audience on their feet before her act was even over. → Read More

Podcast Pick: Kids honestly review 'Summer Reading' books in new USA TODAY series

In a new podcast from USA TODAY, young critics have plenty to say about their favorite books, starting with 'Dragons Love Tacos.' → Read More

'America's Got Talent': A look at Season 12's Golden Buzzer acts

A judge dramatically presses a button, a contestant cries onstage, shiny confetti pours from the ceiling, and the audience cheers. This feel-good moment — the "Golden Buzzer" — has become a staple of America's Got Talent. → Read More

A look at this season's America's Got Talent 'Golden Buzzer' acts

When an AGT judge hits the Golden Buzzer, an act is sent straight through to the live shows. Meet the nine acts who earned that honor this year. → Read More

A look at this season's America's Got Talent 'Golden Buzzer' acts

When an AGT judge hits the Golden Buzzer, an act is sent straight through to the live shows. Meet the nine acts who earned that honor this year. → Read More

Twitter reacts to Taylor Swift’s huge court victory

It was the $1 win heard 'round the world Monday. → Read More

'America's Got Talent': Season 12's Golden Buzzer acts

Each judge gets to pick one act to hit the Golden Buzzer and go straight to live shows. On the list: singers, dancers and a ventriloquist. → Read More

'America's Got Talent': Season 12's Golden Buzzer acts

Each judge gets to pick one act to hit the Golden Buzzer and go straight to live shows. On the list: singers, dancers and a ventriloquist. → Read More

Thomas Rhett welcomes baby girl in sweet tweet

The country singer and his wife Lauren Akins named their daughter Ada James Adkins. → Read More

Reports: Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder welcome first child

Their daughter, Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder, was born on July 25. → Read More

Kendrick Lamar explains childhood nickname 'Man Man'

The rapper mentions the nickname in his hit, 'HUMBLE.' → Read More

Stream these 10 Disney movies on Netflix while you can

Disney is planning to pull its entire catalogue of beloved movies from the streaming service. → Read More

Quick! Stream these 10 Disney movies on Netflix while you can

Come 2020, they're gone. And that's not as far away as it may seem. → Read More

Podcast Pick: Dylan Marron has candid 'Conversations With People Who Hate Me'

Dylan Marron has received plenty of nasty comments on the Internet. Why are people so mean to him? He decided to find out. → Read More

Aaron Carter comes out as bisexual on Twitter

‘When I was around 13-years-old I started to find boys and girls attractive.’ → Read More

Jay-Z does more than remake 'Friends' with a black cast in 'Moonlight' video

Hannibal Buress says the new 'Friends' show is 'wack' in Jay-Z's 'Moonlight' music video. → Read More

Jay-Z does more than remake 'Friends' with a black cast in 'Moonlight' video

Hannibal Buress says the new 'Friends' show is 'wack' in Jay-Z's 'Moonlight' music video. → Read More

Aaron Carter comes out on Twitter, says he finds 'girls and boys attractive'

Aaron Carter took to Twitter to reveal something that has been "weighing" on him. Without explicitly saying the word, the singer implied in a candid letter that he's bisexual. This part of his identity "doesn't bring me shame," Carter wrote in a message tweeted out Saturday, but "has been weighing on my chest for nearly half of my life." At 13, "I started to find boys and girls attractive," and… → Read More