The BEST seasons of America's Got Talent

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

Weekly talent competition where an array of performers – from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts – vie for a $1 million cash prize.

Last Updated: 6/10/2024Network: NBCStatus: Continuing
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Season 6
star
9.00
5 votes

#1 - Season 6

First Aired 6/1/2011

Season 8
star
9.00
6 votes

#2 - Season 8

First Aired 6/5/2013

In season 8, Sharon Osbourne leaves the show with Melanie Brown replacing her, and Heidi Klum becomes the new fourth judge.

Season 9
star
9.00
6 votes

#3 - Season 9

First Aired 5/28/2014

Season 7
star
8.83
6 votes

#4 - Season 7

First Aired 5/15/2012

Season 5
star
8.67
6 votes

#5 - Season 5

First Aired 6/2/2010

Season 13
star
8.28
18 votes

#6 - Season 13

First Aired 5/30/2018

After a record-breaking Season 12, Creator and Judge Simon Cowell returns alongside Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Supermodel, entrepreneur and business CEO Tyra Banks joined the team last summer as host and melded effortlessly with the judges, bringing her unmistakable personal flair and verve to the show.

Season 12
star
8.24
17 votes

#7 - Season 12

First Aired 5/31/2017

On the heels of the most viewed season in five years, the 12th is back with creator and judge Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Supermodel, entrepreneur and CEO Tyra Banks joins the team as host, and the series returns to Los Angeles with live shows from the famed Dolby Theatre.

Season 11
star
8.14
21 votes

#8 - Season 11

First Aired 6/1/2016

In season 11, Simon Cowell joins the judges panel alongside Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel. Nick Cannon is back as host, and the series returns to Los Angeles this summer, with live shows broadcast from the famed Dolby Theatre.

Season 14
star
8.05
22 votes

#9 - Season 14

First Aired 5/29/2019

Creator and Executive Producer Simon Cowell returns to the judges' panel along with Howie Mandel. Also joining the panel this year are two fresh faces - award-winning actress, author and producer Gabrielle Union and Emmy Award-winning choreographer, actress, singer and dancer Julianne Hough. Terry Crews joins as host.

Season 10
star
7.87
15 votes

#10 - Season 10

First Aired 5/27/2015

In season 10. Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel return as judges, and Nick Cannon returns as host.

star
7.70
10 votes

#11 - Season 17

First Aired 6/1/2022

Season 15
star
7.67
12 votes

#12 - Season 15

First Aired 5/27/2020

Creator and Executive Producer Simon Cowell is back at the star-studded judges' table with fan-favorite comedian Howie Mandel. Acclaimed actress and international superstar Sofia Vergara joins as a new judge this season alongside returning judge and global fashion icon Heidi Klum. The dynamic Terry Crews returns as host.

Season 1
star
7.55
11 votes

#13 - Season 1

First Aired 6/22/2006

Season 2
star
7.43
7 votes

#14 - Season 2

First Aired 6/6/2007

Season 3
star
7.43
7 votes

#15 - Season 3

First Aired 6/18/2008

star
7.36
11 votes

#16 - Season 16

First Aired 6/2/2021

Season 4
star
7.17
6 votes

#17 - Season 4

First Aired 6/24/2009

Season 18
star
6.50
4 votes

#18 - Season 18

First Aired 5/31/2023

Season 19
star
1.00
1 votes

#19 - Season 19

First Aired 5/29/2024