AXN announced that the highly anticipated open auditions for Asia's Got Talent Season 2 will be held in Singapore, at the iconic Marina Bay Sands on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

For those who aren't aware Asia's Got Talent is the regional version of Got Talent franchise. It is a talent show featuring talented comedians, singers, magicians, dancers and other performers of almost all ages. They will compete for a cash prize of USD100,000 and will get the opportunity to perform at the Marina Bay Sands.

Doors will open from 10:30am as thousands of aspiring hopefuls will descend on the Sands Theatre for their chance to perform in front of AXN's producers.

"Asia's Got Talent is the world's biggest talent competition that unites the region's diverse cultures in a vibrant celebration of the performing arts," said Virginia Lim, Senior Vice President and the Head of Content, Production and Marketing, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia.

"This season, we invite all Singaporeans of any age and with any talent to show our producers what they can do. We look forward to joining with Marina Bay Sands to discover the next generation of Singaporean superstars on AXN," she added.

Aspiring stars can pre-apply online (www.AXN-Asia.com/AsiasGotTalent).

If an act is successful during the open auditions, they may then be selected to perform at the judges' auditions later this year. The judges' auditions comprise the first five episodes of the series and precede the semi-finals and the grand finale episode where the winner of Asia's Got Talent will be crowned, winning USD100,000 in cash.

Asia's Got Talent is slated to premiere in the second half of 2017, first and exclusively on AXN.