Astoria, New York (PressExposure) May 26, 2011 -- On his new comedy album "NICK CANNON: MR. SHOWBIZ" (New Wave Dynamics) now available on iTunes & Amazon, Cannon uses his trademark charisma and natural comic timing to reveal his thoughts on his famous marriage to Mariah Carey, becoming a father, and putting an end to his buzzed about Twitter war with hip-hop star Eminem. Revealing his edgy side, he also shares hysterically honest stories about his humble beginnings, family, his 'hood tendencies' and failed attempts at being a gangster.
"Mr. Showbiz" is available digitally on iTunes & Amazon. The CD will be in stores on May 31st.
Fans can visit [http://www.nickcannonmrshowbiz.com] for a chance to win a custom "Mr. Showbiz" iPad 2.
"Nick Cannon: Mr. Showbiz" premiered on SHOWTIME 5/14 and will be available on-demand through July. The special was taped in Las Vegas at the historic Palms Casino inside the Pearl Theatre and was executive produced by Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman for NCredible Entertainment in addition to Brian Volk-Weiss and Barry Katz for New Wave Dynamics.
Cited by People Magazine as one of the "Top Ten Most Successful Young People in Hollywood" and featured on the cover of Black Enterprise Magazine 40 Under 40, Cannon is a successful multi-faceted entertainer. At the age of 15, he began landing stand-up comedy gigs at world-renowned comedy venues, including The Improv and The Laugh Factory and shared the stage with the likes of Chris Tucker, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock. Soon, he earned a regular spot on Nickelodeon's "All That" and became the youngest staff writer in television history at the age of 17. Then came "The Nick Cannon Show," which he starred, directed and executive produced, earning him his first Kid's Choice Award.
Since 2002, he has appeared in "Men in Black II," landed the lead role in "Drumline," and released his own self-titled debut album. His other film credits include "Underclassman," which he also executive produced, "Shall We Dance," "Roll Bounce," "Garfield: The Movie," and "Bobby," which led to a SAG nomination for "Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture" and Cannon becoming the first black actor in history to be honored at the world-renowned Cannes Film Festival with the "Breakthrough Actor of the Year" Award. In 2005, MTV debuted "Nick Cannon Presents Wild N Out," an improv comedy show that Cannon created, produced and hosted for four consecutive seasons.
Cannon will return as the host of NBC's "America's Got Talent" for a third season on May 31st. He also heads his own successful multi-media company, NCredible Entertainment, in addition to serving as the Chairman of TeenNick, Nickelodeon's new television network aimed at the teen audience, host of the #1 morning radio show in New York City tri-state on CBS 92.3 NOW FM and new nationally syndicated weekend Top 40 countdown radio show, "Cannon's Countdown."
New Wave Dynamics, a division of New Wave Entertainment, produces and digitally distributes content throughout the world. The company is currently producing "Cleaning Up" for Investigation Discovery, recently produced the popular E! series "Pretty Wild" and has pilots for VH1, Sundance, and WEtv. In the works are multiple comedy specials with talent such as Tom Green, Josh Blue, and Michael Ian Black. Past productions/releases include "Nick Di Paolo Raw Nerve" for SHOWTIME and "Whitney Cummings: Money Shot" for Comedy Central.