"Howard, Heidi, Mel and Howie have proven that they are a dynamic quartet of judges who aren't afraid to share their opinions, while at the same time creating fireworks of their own," Paul Telegdy, NBC's alternative programming head, said in a statement. "Along with Nick serving as an incomparable host, our talent onTalent is among the finest on all of television."
Dancer Kenichi Ebina won Season 8 of the NBC talent show. Past victors include a ventriloquist, an opera singer and a dog trick act.
Auditions for the next season of AGT are already underway.
Season 9 of America's Got Talent will premiere next summer.