The BEST episodes of America's Got Talent season 16

Every episode of America's Got Talent season 16, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of America's Got Talent season 16!

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: 7/2/2024Network: NBCStatus: Continuing
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7.93
136 votes

#1 - Auditions 3

Season 16 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/15/2021

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7.90
124 votes

#2 - Auditions 5

Season 16 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/29/2021

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7.87
99 votes

#3 - Finale Results

Season 16 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/15/2021

Host Terry Crews reveals whom America has chosen as the winner. Also featuring special guest performers and not-to-be missed surprises.

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Auditions 2
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7.82
124 votes

#4 - Auditions 2

Season 16 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/8/2021

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7.75
109 votes

#5 - Finale

Season 16 - Episode 19 - Aired 9/14/2021

The top 10 acts perform one last time for their chance to win $1 million and be named the most talented act in America.

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7.70
122 votes

#6 - Auditions 4

Season 16 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/22/2021

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7.66
131 votes

#7 - Auditions 8

Season 16 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/20/2021

The auditions conclude.

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7.61
129 votes

#8 - Auditions 6

Season 16 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/6/2021

Auditions 1
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7.61
142 votes

#9 - Auditions 1

Season 16 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/1/2021

Variety acts and contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win $1 million. The Golden Buzzer allows lucky acts the chance to go directly to the Live Shows. Judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara are back, along with host Terry Crews.

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7.56
133 votes

#10 - Auditions 7

Season 16 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/13/2021

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7.54
113 votes

#11 - Semi-Finals 2

Season 16 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/7/2021

The last 11 semi-finalists perform for a chance to win $1 million and be named the most talented act in America.

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7.52
120 votes

#12 - Quarterfinals 2

Season 16 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/17/2021

Another 12 performers take the stage live to vie for America's votes.

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7.47
129 votes

#13 - Quarterfinals 1

Season 16 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/10/2021

With the abbreviated Judge Cuts over, 12 performers take the stage live to vie for America's votes.

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7.46
96 votes

#14 - Semi-Finals 1

Season 16 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/31/2021

The first 11 semi-finalists perform for a chance to win $1 million and be named the most talented act in America.

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7.45
89 votes

#15 - Semi-Finals Results 1

Season 16 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/1/2021

Only 5 acts from the previous show move on to the finals, one of which is voted through during the show.

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7.42
95 votes

#16 - Quarterfinals Results 2

Season 16 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/18/2021

America's votes send 7 of the 12 acts to the semifinals. Viewers have one last chance to vote one performer to the next round.

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7.38
85 votes

#17 - Semi-Finals Results 2

Season 16 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/8/2021

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7.36
103 votes

#18 - Quarterfinals 3

Season 16 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/24/2021

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7.29
117 votes

#19 - Quarterfinals Results 1

Season 16 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/11/2021

America's votes send 7 of the 12 acts to the semifinals. Viewers have one last chance to vote one performer through to the next round.

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7.28
95 votes

#20 - Quarterfinals Results 3

Season 16 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/25/2021