The BEST Episodes of America's Got Talent

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2020

Network: NBC

Summer's #1 show, "America's Got Talent," returns with Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel joined by new judges Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough alongside new host Terry Crews. Variety acts of all types and contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win the $1 million prize. The Golden Buzzer is back giving five lucky acts the chance to go directly to the live shows at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles to compete for America's vote.

Quarterfinals, Group 4

#1 - Quarterfinals, Group 4

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 25, 2009

The Top 40 acts have been narrowed to 10 and are featured in the fourth performance show.

star 9.57
7 votes
Live Show 7, Top 10

#2 - Live Show 7, Top 10

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 17, 2008

The top ten acts get ready to bring their "A" game with hopes of inching their way closer to becoming America's most talented person and taking home the one million dollar grand prize and the Vegas contract of a lifetime; The American viewers weigh-in with their votes.

star 9.44
9 votes
Live Show 6, Top 20

#3 - Live Show 6, Top 20

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 10, 2008

The last ten acts out of the remaining Top 20 perform for their shot to make it into the top ten and get yet another step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 9.37
8 votes
Final audition show

#4 - Final audition show

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 22, 2009

star 9.22
9 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 1

#5 - Quarterfinals, Group 1

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 4, 2009

star 9.22
9 votes
Live Show 5, Top 20 & Live Show 4 Results

#6 - Live Show 5, Top 20 & Live Show 4 Results

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 9, 2008

America has voted and the last five acts that are moving on to the Top 20 are announced. Later, the first ten acts out of the Top 20 perform for their shot to make it into the top ten and get yet another step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 9.20
10 votes
Semifinals, Group 1

#7 - Semifinals, Group 1

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 1, 2009

star 9.14
7 votes
Semifinals, Group 2

#8 - Semifinals, Group 2

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 8, 2009

star 9.14
7 votes
Live Show 4, Top 40 & Live Show 3 Result

#9 - Live Show 4, Top 40 & Live Show 3 Result

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 3, 2008

America has voted and the five acts that are moving on to the top twenty are announced. Later, the ten remaining acts out of the Top 40 perform for their shot to make it into the top twenty and get another step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 9.12
8 votes
Seattle Auditions

#10 - Seattle Auditions

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 7, 2011

AGT visits Seattle to find some incredibly talented (and not so talented) performers!

star 9.02
97 votes
Semi-Final 4

#11 - Semi-Final 4

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 2, 2006

star 9.00
11 votes
Vegas Verdicts (1)

#12 - Vegas Verdicts (1)

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 28, 2009

star 9.00
9 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 4 Results

#13 - Quarterfinals, Group 4 Results

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 26, 2009

star 9.00
4 votes
Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 2)

#14 - Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 12, 2012

Auditions continue in Tampa, Florida.

star 8.92
76 votes
Live Show 3, Top 40 & Live Show 2 Results

#15 - Live Show 3, Top 40 & Live Show 2 Results

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 2, 2008

America has voted and the five acts that are moving on to the top twenty are announced. Later, ten more acts out of the Top 40 perform for their shot to make it into the top twenty and get another step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas. The Acts that perform are: Jonathan Burkin -- Baton Twirler Sarah Lenore -- Singer SickStep -- Martial Artists Joseph Hall -- Elvis Impersonator Matthew Piazzi -- Impersonator Texas State Strutters -- Dancers Michael Strelo-Smith -- Opera Singer Bruce Block -- Magician Shequida -- Female Impersonator and operatic singer Taubl Family -- Performers

star 8.90
10 votes
Vegas Week 2

#16 - Vegas Week 2

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 7, 2008

The judges decide on who the final Top 40 out of the remaining sixty acts will move on to the live shows and get one step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 8.89
9 votes
Live Show 5 & 6 Results

#17 - Live Show 5 & 6 Results

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 11, 2008

The top ten acts out of the remaining Top 20 are revealed. They now move on to the semi-final and are one step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 8.89
9 votes
Semifinals, Group 1 Results

#18 - Semifinals, Group 1 Results

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 2, 2009

star 8.83
6 votes
Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 1)

#19 - Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired May 28, 2012

Hopefuls audition in Tampa, Florida.

star 8.82
79 votes
New York Auditions (Part 2)

#20 - New York Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired May 22, 2012

Auditions in New York continue.

star 8.80
82 votes
Live Show 1, Top 40

#21 - Live Show 1, Top 40

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 26, 2008

The first ten acts out of the Top 40 perform for their shot to make it into the top twenty and get another step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 8.80
10 votes
Semifinals, Group 2 Results

#22 - Semifinals, Group 2 Results

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 9, 2009

star 8.80
5 votes
San Francisco Auditions

#23 - San Francisco Auditions

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired May 15, 2012

Hopefuls perform for the judges in San Francisco.

star 8.76
85 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 3

#24 - Quarterfinals, Group 3

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 18, 2009

star 8.75
8 votes
Live Show 2, Top 40 & Live Show 1 Results

#25 - Live Show 2, Top 40 & Live Show 1 Results

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 27, 2008

America has voted and the five acts that are moving on to the top twenty are announced. Later, next ten acts out of the Top 40 perform for their shot to make it into the top twenty and get another step closer to winning the million dollar grand prize and the contract in Vegas.

star 8.75
8 votes