There was a time when Nick Cannon was actually taken seriously (ok, semi-seriously) as an entertainer. He was an actor and musician.
All of that changed when he became Mr. Mariah Carey last year. Now the former star of All That has been seen more as arm candy on Mimi.
That could be changing now that news has broke that he is hosting (and judging) the upcoming edition of America's Got Talent, replacing Jerry Springer on the NBC summer staple.
It's not exactly a prestige gig, but then again he is also known by Mr. Mariah Carey more than his own name anymore. So...