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These Are The 10 Acts Competing To Win 'America's Got Talent' - Who Are You Rooting For?


Last night, America's Got Talent revealed the last five acts that would be heading to the season finale.

While this last batch of contestants are definitely a talented bunch, some fans will probably be upset.

It's a regular complaint that AGT features too many musical contestants, and there were a few among last night's finalists.

But all that matters in the end is talent - the 10 acts will compete in a live show next Tuesday, with the winner announced in a live finale on Wednesday.

Of course, they're competing for the $1,000,000 grand prize, and the chance to star in a Las Vegas show.

Here are the 10 acts heading to the finale. Which one are you cheering for?

Courtney Hadwin

Courtney Hadwin

The pint-sized singer's huge voice blew away the judges at her first appearance, especially Howie Mandel.

He gave Hadwin, 14, his Golden Buzzer straight to the live rounds, and it seems like Mandel has no regrets about the choice.

"I smell a million dollars!" he said about his favorite. "My prediction is you're going to be the winner."

But Hadwin's success on Talent has also been controversial, because she previously competed on The Voice Kids UK.

We'll find out next week if the second time's the charm for this fan-favorite.

Vicki Barbolak

This stand-up comedian is a dark horse entering the finals, but could steal the show from more popular acts.

She's earned standing ovations week after week for her hilarious observations about everything from parenting and dating to bra shopping.

Simon Cowell has even joked that he has a "crush" on the "trailer nasty" star.

Brian King Joseph

His performances are not everybody's cup of tea, but you can't deny this electric violinist is incredibly talented.

His remixes of songs like "Gangsta's Paradise" stunned the judges week after week, and we can't wait to see what he does next.

Glennis Grace

Grace is not stranger to competing on a big stage. She once sang for the Netherlands in the Eurovision song contest, and has topped the charts in her home country.

Despite earning standing ovations from the judges week after week, Grace is only advancing to the finals because she earned enough fan votes to get the Dunkin Save.

Whether or not she wins, you can bet Grace's voice will blow us away next week.

Daniel Emmet

The other singers in the finals can count on stiff competition from vocalist Daniel Emmet.

While he's mainly an opera singer, Emmet has defied expectations week after week. He performed an arrangement set to the tune of Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" and rocked "Somewhere" from West Side Story.

Duo Transcend

Being a married couple who perform death-defying stunts on the trapeze is impressive enough.

But Mary Ellen Wolfe and Tyce Nielsen have an emotional story that sets them apart from other finalists.

Nielsen is waiting on eye surgery to save him from blindness, but isn't willing to give up his career in the meantime. "We've relied on just the feeling and connection between each other," he told the judges.

Shin Lim

While Lim's mind-bending close-up magic tricks have confounded the judges all season, the illusionist has depended on votes from fans to reach the finals.

Maybe he'll pull out all the stops next week, and make his competition disappear.

Samuel J. Comroe

This comedian's hilarious observations about life aren't the only thing that makes him stand out from the competition.

He also has tourettes syndrome, and uses the twitching caused by his condition to inspire a lot of great material.

Comroe earned the Dunkin' Save to the finals after getting more votes than Duo Transcend, so he already has a leg up on one of his competitors.

Michael Ketterer

The last singer in the final 10 may have the most emotional story of all this season.

Ketterer is the father to six children, five of which were adopted and one of whom has cerebral palsy.

But it was Ketterer's singing - not his life story - that moved Simon Cowell to tears and earned him a Golden Buzzer from the famously crusty judge.

Be prepared for tears when Ketterer takes the stage next week.


Combining dance, gymnastics, and acrobatics, the first performance by Zurcaroh was like nothing the AGT judges had seen before.

But Tyra Banks was the one to slam the Golden Buzzer, sending this high-flying troupe to the live shows.

Along with their impressive choreography, each Zurcaroh performance tells a story - so they probably have something big planned for next week.,

Who are you rooting for in this season's America's Got Talent finals?

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