America's Got Talent

The BEST episodes of America's Got Talent

Every episode of America's Got Talent ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of America's Got Talent!

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.

Last Updated: 8/8/2022Network: NBC
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Seattle Auditions
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8.96
99 votes

#1 - Seattle Auditions

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/7/2011

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

Final Performances
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8.89
9 votes

#2 - Final Performances

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/14/2009

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Quarterfinals, Group 2
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8.88
8 votes

#3 - Quarterfinals, Group 2

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/11/2009

Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 2)
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8.85
78 votes

#4 - Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/12/2012

Auditions continue in Tampa, Florida.

Performance Episode 4
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8.82
11 votes

#5 - Performance Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/7/2007

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Live Show 7, Top 10
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8.82
11 votes

#6 - Live Show 7, Top 10

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/17/2008

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.

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Performance Episode 2
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8.80
10 votes

#7 - Performance Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/24/2007

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Quarterfinals, Group 4
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8.78
9 votes

#8 - Quarterfinals, Group 4

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/25/2009

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

Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 1)
star
8.75
81 votes

#9 - Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/28/2012

Hopefuls audition in Tampa, Florida.

New York Auditions (Part 1)
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8.75
88 votes

#10 - New York Auditions (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/21/2012

Auditions continue in New York.

St. Louis Auditions (Part 2)
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8.74
82 votes

#11 - St. Louis Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/29/2012

New York Auditions (Part 2)
star
8.74
84 votes

#12 - New York Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/22/2012

Auditions in New York continue.

Semi-Final 3
star
8.72
18 votes

#13 - Semi-Final 3

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/26/2006

The Finale & The Finals Results
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8.71
14 votes

#14 - The Finale & The Finals Results

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/1/2008

After an evening of exclusive celebratory entertainment, this season winner out of the remaining Top 5 is finally announced and awarded the million dollar grand prize and the Vegas contract of a lifetime

Quarterfinals, Group 2 Results
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8.71
7 votes

#15 - Quarterfinals, Group 2 Results

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 8/12/2009

San Francisco Auditions
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8.70
87 votes

#16 - San Francisco Auditions

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/15/2012

Hopefuls perform for the judges in San Francisco.

Live Show 6, Top 20
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8.70
10 votes

#17 - Live Show 6, Top 20

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/10/2008

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.

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Los Angeles and St. Louis Auditions
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8.67
95 votes

#18 - Los Angeles and St. Louis Auditions

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/14/2012

Hopefuls perform for the judges in Los Angeles and St. Louis.

Live Show 5, Top 20 & Live Show 4 Results
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8.67
12 votes

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

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/9/2008

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.

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Wildcard Show Results
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8.67
12 votes

#20 - Wildcard Show Results

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/10/2006

Final audition show
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8.64
11 votes

#21 - Final audition show

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/22/2009

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Quarterfinals, Group 1
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8.64
11 votes

#22 - Quarterfinals, Group 1

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/4/2009

Finale
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8.62
13 votes

#23 - Finale

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 9/16/2009

The winning act is revealed in the Season 4 finale. The victor scores $1 million. Performers include "Britain's Got Talent" phenom Susan Boyle; pop songstress Shakira; English singer Leona Lewis; country's Rascal Flatts; and Cirque du Soleil.

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Performance Episode 3
star
8.58
12 votes

#24 - Performance Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/31/2007

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Semi-Final 4
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8.54
13 votes

#25 - Semi-Final 4

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/2/2006

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