Meet the Judges



Howie Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for more than 30 years. He has served as a judge for eleven seasons on NBC’s flagship series America’s Got Talent. In April 2021, he launched his podcast Howie Mandel Does Stuff which he co-hosts alongside his daughter, Jackelyn Schultz. Howie can also be seen in his new documentary Howie Mandel: But Enough About Me.






Lilly Singh is a multi-faceted entertainer, actress, producer, writer and creator. A leading force in the digital world, she has amassed a global audience of over 38 million followers across her social media channels. She recently ended her historic run as host of A Little Late With Lilly Singh, where she was the only woman to host a late-night show on US network television in nearly two decades. Up next, Lilly can be seen in the second season of Hulu’s hit show Dollface, Dreamwork’s animated action-comedy Bad Guys and a new Netflix comedy series that she is developing. She was born and raised in Scarborough.


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Kardinal Offishall has been a staple in the international music scene for more than 15 years, working on hit records with Akon and Lady Gaga. His single “Dangerous” scorched the Billboard Hot 100 charts and peaked in the Top 5, making him the first rapper from Canada to do so in history. Kardinal is a cultural and musical ambassador, sought after collaborator (Drake, K’naan, Daniel Caesar, Boi 1da, Glenn Lewis, to name a few), and a mentor for a new wave of Canadian superstars. As well, he continues to lead and inspire as a music executive, signing talent around the globe.



Trish Stratus is a WWE Hall of Famer, 8-time WWE Champion, entrepreneur and actress. She was recently named WWE’s Greatest Female Superstar. This Fitness Icon has dedicated her life to health and fitness and has parlayed her success and passion into the premier lifestyle brand, Stratusphere. Her yoga studio, retail products, and fitness DVDs reflect her core philosophy of achieving wellness through balanced living. For more info, visit



Named “one of the most exciting and talented young artists in country music” (Forbes), Lindsay Ell is a triple threat: accomplished musician, unique vocalist and awe-inspiring songwriter. Ell is GOLD-certified with two #1 Canadian singles, a U.S. #1 and has shared the stage with Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban, among others. Heading out on her first Canadian headlining tour this fall, Ell is the most nominated female at the 2021 CCMA Awards and will see her career-changing album Heart Theory (via BMG/BBR Music Group/Stoney Creek Records) compete for the title of Album of the Year. 

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