Alicia Keys and Tyler Perry to Guest Star on America's Next Top Model

The two will be guest mentors on the reality competition.

Posted: 08/08/2012 09:30 AM EDT
Alicia Keys, Tyler Perry

For a first time “college edition” of America’s Next Top Model, Tyra Banks will have Alicia Keys and Tyler Perry as special guests.

The Grammy-winning singer will be a mentor to the aspiring models in one episode, and the film mogul will also make an appearance.

"Tyler Perry comes on and gives the contestants an acting challenge," explained Banks. "The winner of that acting challenge is actually going to be in a Tyler Perry movie."

Actress Shenae Grimes, from the series 90210, will act as photographer on one of the show’s photo shoots.

The 19th season of the hit reality competition premieres August 24. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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