All 55 Acts Advanced to the AGT 18 Live Shows

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.

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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 They sang “My Girl,” originally made famous by The Temptations, and earned four “Yes” votes.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. 

Early Release: Barry Brewer Jr. Makes the Judges LAUGH OUT LOUD! | Auditions | AGT 2023 | NBC

Act: Stand-up comedy 

Despite his broken leg, the comic still impressed as he played the piano while pulling off a hilarious stand-up routine that compared the unique differences between Black and white churches.

Brynn Cummings

12-Year-Old Ventriloquist Brynn Cummings Follows in Darci Lynne’s Footsteps | Auditions | AGT 2023

Act: Ventriloquism and mentalism

The 12-year-old’s mind-boggling Act was inspired by Season 12 AGT winner Darci Lynne Farmer

Chibi Unity

Golden Buzzer: Chibi Unity Delivers “The PERFECT AGT Audition” | Auditions | AGT 2023 | NBC

Act: Dance

The Japanese dance group earned the seventh and final Golden Buzzer of the season when Crews, Mandel, Cowel, Vergara, and Klum all united to give them the honor with the Group Golden Buzzer.

Chioma & the Atlanta Drum Academy

Golden Buzzer: Chioma and The Atlanta Drum Academy Leave Terry Crews in Awe! | Auditions | AGT 2023

Act: Drums 

Chioma told the Judges he was confident he could win AGT this year, and once he and The Atlanta Drum Academy finished their incredible musical performance, everyone saw why. The dozen-plus youth drummers delivered a spellbinding percussion set that was so good, Host Terry Crews awarded them the Golden Buzzer. 

Dani Kerr 

Simon Cowell Has Dani Kerr Sing Twice… and She NAILS IT! | Auditions | AGT 2023 | NBC

Act: Singing 

Kerr had plenty of nerves when she first started her audition, causing Cowell to halt her performance and try a second time. Kerr then performed another original song with even better results.

“I love your songs. I think you’re a great writer,” Cowell said. “Authentic, and importantly, your voice is so distinctive and not only distinctive, you have a beautiful voice.”

D’Corey Johnson