The final of “America’s Got Talent” takes place on Tuesday, September 18 and is promising to be one of the most exciting in the 13-year history of “AGT” according to our exclusive winner predictions. While teen singing sensation Courtney Hadwin has been the frontrunner all season, she could stumble on this live show. Poised to snatch the crown is master magician Shin Lim. They competed on separate semifinals, with Shin Lim among the five acts making it through on the first semi and Courtney numbering among the top five from the second semi.
Read our recaps of their performances on those two semiflnals as well as the rest of the eight other finalists and then cast your vote in our poll for the act that you think has the best chance to be crowned season 13 “AGT” champ on Wednesday (Sept. 19). And be sure to sound off in our comments section at the bottom of this post, especially if you think the winner will be someone other than these two.
Vicki Barbolak: stand-up (Semi Final 2)
This sassy comedienne had the judges and audience laughing at her put-downs and send-ups.
Samuel J. Comroe: stand-up comedian (Semi Final 1)
The focus of his set was back on his Tourettes and won him the Dunkin’ Save.
Duo Transcend: Trapeze artists (Semi Final 1)
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.
Daniel Emmet: opera singer (Semi Final 2)
He soared to new heights with “Somewhere” from “West Side Story.”
Glennis Grace: singer (Semi Final 2)
She had the audience cheering her cover of “This Woman’s Work” by Maxwell.
Courtney Hadwin: singer (Semi Final 2)
This little girl with the big voice delivered once again with a rollicking rendition of “Born to Be Wild” by Steppenwolf.
Brian King Joseph: electric violinist (Semi Final 2)
He performed a dazzling routine that was electrifying in more ways than one.
Michael Ketterer: singer (Semi Final 1)
Simon Cowell‘s Golden Buzzer had the audience cheering his cover of “When I Look at You” by Miley Cyrus.
Shin Lim: Magician (Semi Final 1)
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 (Semi Final 1)
Tyra Banks‘ Golden Buzzer were awe-inspiring in their routine inspired by ancient Greek gods.
Do you think Courtney or Shin Lim will win or can one of these other acts pull off an upset? Vote in our poll below and be sure to sound off in the comments section.
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