The BEST Episodes of America's Got Talent

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 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.

Seattle Auditions

#1 - Seattle Auditions

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 7, 2011

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

star 8.95
98 votes
Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 2)

#2 - Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 12, 2012

Auditions continue in Tampa, Florida.

star 8.83
77 votes
Final Performances

#3 - Final Performances

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 14, 2009

star 8.75
8 votes
Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 1)

#4 - Tampa Bay Auditions (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired May 28, 2012

Hopefuls audition in Tampa, Florida.

star 8.74
80 votes
New York Auditions (Part 1)

#5 - New York Auditions (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired May 21, 2012

Auditions continue in New York.

star 8.74
87 votes
St. Louis Auditions (Part 2)

#6 - St. Louis Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired May 29, 2012

star 8.73
81 votes
New York Auditions (Part 2)

#7 - New York Auditions (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired May 22, 2012

Auditions in New York continue.

star 8.72
83 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 2

#8 - Quarterfinals, Group 2

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 11, 2009

star 8.71
7 votes
Performance Episode #4

#9 - Performance Episode #4

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 7, 2007

star 8.70
10 votes
Live Show 7, Top 10

#10 - 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 8.70
10 votes
San Francisco Auditions

#11 - San Francisco Auditions

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired May 15, 2012

Hopefuls perform for the judges in San Francisco.

star 8.69
86 votes
Performance Episode #2

#12 - Performance Episode #2

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 24, 2007

star 8.67
9 votes
Los Angeles and St. Louis Auditions

#13 - Los Angeles and St. Louis Auditions

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired May 14, 2012

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

star 8.66
94 votes
Semi-Final 3

#14 - Semi-Final 3

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 26, 2006

star 8.65
17 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 4

#15 - 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 8.63
8 votes
The Finale & The Finals Results

#16 - The Finale & The Finals Results

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 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

star 8.62
13 votes
Live Show 6, Top 20

#17 - 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 8.56
9 votes
Wildcard Show - Results

#18 - Wildcard Show - Results

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 10, 2006

star 8.55
11 votes
Live Show 5, Top 20 & Live Show 4 Results

#19 - 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 8.55
11 votes
Finale

#20 - Finale

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.50
12 votes
Final audition show

#21 - Final audition show

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 22, 2009

star 8.50
10 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 1

#22 - Quarterfinals, Group 1

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 4, 2009

star 8.50
10 votes
Quarterfinals, Group 2 Results

#23 - Quarterfinals, Group 2 Results

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 12, 2009

star 8.50
6 votes
Austin Auditions (Part 1)

#24 - Austin Auditions (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 4, 2012

Auditions continue in Austin, Texas.

star 8.48
81 votes
Performance Episode #3

#25 - Performance Episode #3

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 31, 2007

star 8.45
11 votes