‘America’s Got Talent’ predictions: 5 acts advancing from Semifinal 1 will be Duo Transcend, Michael Ketterer, Shin Lim, Voices of Hope, Zurcaroh

Even before the first of the two semifinals on September 4, “America’s Got Talent” fans were weighing in with their opinions as to which five of the 11 acts would move on to the finals. Do their predictions match your take on these semifinalists? Read our recap of their performances below and then make your predictions as to the five that will make the cut on Wednesday’s “AGT” results show. The eligible entry with the best score will win bragging rights and a $100 Amazon gift card.

The lucky five acts that we are predicting will contend in the “AGT” finals that start in two weeks time are:

Duo Transcend: Trapeze artists
This married duo of acrobats did a dazzling routine set that had the audience and judges holding their collective breath.

Michael Ketterer: singer
Simon Cowell‘s Golden Buzzer had the audience cheering his cover of “When I Look at You” by Miley Cyrus.

Shin Lim: Magician
This master of the sleight of hand had both Mel B and Heidi Klum help him with a trick that dazzled the audience with its daring.

Voices of Hope: Children’s choir
Guest judge Ken Jeong‘s Golden Buzzer act ranges in age from 5 to 17. They performed an inspiring version of  “Defying Gravity” from “Wicked.”

Zucaroh: dance troupe
Tyra Banks‘ Golden Buzzer were awe-inspiring in their routine inspired by ancient Greek gods.

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The six acts that we expect to be also-rans when the results are revealed on September 5 are:

Samuel J. Comroe: stand-up comedian
The focus of his set was back on his Tourettes and that didn’t connect with many in the audience.

Front Pictures: multimedia performers
This Ukrainian troupe was this week’s Wild Card, as chosen by the producers. They failed to impress Simon who hit his red “X.”

Junior Dance System: dance group
This troupe of toe-tappers from the Philippines delivered an energetic routine set to a medley of pop songs.

Amanda Mena: singer
Mel B’s Golden Buzzer choice delivered a soulful rendition of the Pharrell Williams hit “Happy.”

Makayla Phillips: singer
Heidi’s Golden Buzzer act struggled with the Jessie J song “Who You Are.”

Us the Duo: singers/songwriters
This married couple performed another original track, but this one left the judges underwhelmed.

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