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All 55 Acts Advanced to the AGT 18 Live Shows

Find out who the America's Got Talent Judges picked to compete in the Lives during August 15's special episode.

By McKenzie Jean-Philippe

After nine weeks of amazing and unforgettable auditions, the America's Got Talent 18 Judges — Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara – have officially picked the Top 55 Acts headed to the Live Shows. They were all revealed at the end of August 15's very special episode.

How to Watch

Watch the Season 19 premiere of America’s Got Talent Tuesday, May 28 at 8/7c on NBC and next day on Peacock

This means that for the next five weeks beginning on Tuesday, August 22 at 8/7c, 11 Acts will compete each week for a chance at advancing to the Finale. Fans will have a chance to vote for their favorite performer at the end of every episode, with the results being announced during Wednesday night episodes at 8/7c beginning on August 23. In the end just two Acts will advance to the Finale each week.

Look below to see if your favorite Act from the season has a chance at winning that $1 million grand prize.

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Who is in the Top 55 and advancing to the AGT 18 Lives?

You can find a full alphabetical list of every single Act (including the seven Golden Buzzers that were automatically advanced) that will compete in the America's Got Talent 2023 Live Shows, below. 

82nd Airborne Division All-American Chorus

82nd Airborne Chorus Performs "My Girl" by The Temptations | Auditions | AGT 2023

Act: Singing 

The 82nd Airborne Division All American Chorus are from North Carolina and “represent the 19,000 men and women that support and serve the Airborne Division." They sang “My Girl,” originally made famous by The Temptations, and earned four "Yes" votes.

Adrian Stoica & Hurricane

Adrian Stoica & Hurricane Deliver Heartwarming Moments and ADORABLE Tricks | Auditions | AGT 2023

Act: Dog training

Stoica and his dog Hurricane came all the way from Italy for a charming performance, pulling off a series of tricks as Stoica acted out an engaging skit.

Ahren Belisle

Ahren Belisle's Laugh-Out-Loud Audition Is Unforgettable! | Auditions | AGT 2023

Act: Standup comedy

Despite being mute, Belisle delivered a side-splitting stand-up Act through a text-to-speech app, which had the Judges in stitches. “You were funny, making fun of yourself," Vergara told him. "Your energy, you're having such a good time out there. I hope that you are the one comedian that finally wins AGT."

Alfie Andrew

12-Year-Old Alfie Andrew Receives a STANDING OVATION for "Hold My Hand" | Auditions | AGT 2023

Act: Singing

Andrew, 12, stunned the crowd with his powerful cover of Lady Gaga's "Hold My Hand." “I want to buy your record already, right now,” Vergara gushed after his mesmerizing performance. “I think you’re going to be a rock star!”

Andrew Stanton

The Judges FREAK OUT Over Andrew Stanton's Audition! | Auditions | AGT 2023 | NBC

Act: Knife swallowing 

The danger Act had the crowd on the edges of their seats, and the Judges itching to advance him to the next round.

Anna DeGuzman

Anna DeGuzman: Magician Is SHOCKED by Her Own MAGIC! | Auditions | AGT 2023 | NBC

Act: Magic 

The 24-year-old magician confessed she was inspired by Season 13 winner Shin Lim and proudly acknowledged that she's “one of the few” women magicians to compete on the show. Her candor delighted the Judges when she confessed to nearly messing up her performance. 

“I thought I messed up, but everything is fine!” she said. "I honestly didn’t think it was going to work at the end. So, I fooled myself.”


Simon Cowell Calls Avantgardey "GENIUS!" | Auditions | AGT 2023 | NBC

Act: Dance group

"That was genius," Cowell said of their quirky routine. "I'm really, really, really happy you've come all the way from Japan to here, so thank you." 

Barry Brewer Jr.