The results of the first semifinal of “America’s Got Talent” were revealed during a live show on Wednesday (September 5). Only five of the 11 acts that performed on Tuesday’s fourth live show racked up enough votes from the public or judges to move on to the finals that start in two weeks. Do you think that any of these lucky five is good enough to win the $1 million grand prize?
They are stand up Samuel J. Comroe, aerialists Duo Transcend, singer Michael Ketterer, magician Shin Lim and acrobatic dance troupe Zucaroh. Read our recaps of their performances on the first semi-final and then cast your vote in our poll for the act that you think has the best chance of winning season 13 of “AGT.” (And tell us which of the six eliminated acts you’ll miss the most too.)
Samuel J. Comroe: stand-up comedian
The focus of his set was back on his Tourettes and won him the Dunkin’ Save.
Duo Transcend: Trapeze artists
This married duo of acrobats did a dazzling routine set that had the audience and judges holding their collective breath. They won a sudden-death judges choice which went to the popular vote.
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.
Zucaroh: dance troupe
Tyra Banks‘ Golden Buzzer were awe-inspiring in their routine inspired by ancient Greek gods.
Be sure to make your predictions so that the contestants can see how they’re faring in our racetrack odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before the live results shows air every Wednesday on NBC. You’ll compete to win bragging rights and a $100 Amazon gift certificate. See our contest rules and sound off with other fans in our reality TV forum. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.