After weeks of auditions and live performances, it’s time to crown a new one American talent winner. There were memorable performances throughout the season, but only one captured America’s heart. Only one act will win the coveted $1 million prize. The top 11 works they will take the stage all night before the results are announced.
The night starts with Black Eyed Peas. AGT alum Light balance followed by the Black Eyed Peas with an incredible performance and host Terry Crews even joins in!
Barry star Henry Winkler stops by during the finale and admits he’s a huge fan AGT. He also likes magic, so he introduces Nikola Rebra, Yu Hojinand the past AGT winner Shin Lim before their performance. These 3 magicians team up for a beautiful and awe-inspiring performance.
Country singer Drake Milligan comes on stage with Jon Pardi sing Jon’s hit “Last Night Lonely.” Hart Chapel shares the stage with Darius Rucker for a sensational performance of “Something to Talk About” by Bonnie Raitt. After back-to-back shows, Jon shares his advice for country music artists. “No matter what, always believe in yourself,” he says.
Mike E. Winfield returns back Don McMillan for the “Roast of Simon Cowell”. Of course, Don brought his Powerpoint. Season 17 alum Mr. Pants and Larrabee lace also join. Ventriloquist Celia Munoz performs with AGT the winners Darci Lynne Farmer and Terry Fator. Kristy Sellars and Mayyas also shine with a special performance. Avery Dixon and Trombone Shorty get stuck Stevie Wonder “Superstition.”
Sarah James gets the chance to perform “Let’s Get It Started” with the Black Eyed Peas. The group is amazed by the talent of the 14-year-old. “She’s a superstar,” will. I am he says.
Now it’s time for results. Terry narrowed the top 10 down to a top 5. Between Drake Milligan and Mike E. Winfield, Drake is the first to make the top 5. Nicholas Ribs and Metaphysic are next. Metaphysic moves among the top 5! The last 3 artists to make the top 3 are Kristy Sellars, Mayyas and Chapel Hart.
The first 5 have been revealed
It comes down to Drake, Metaphysic, Kristy, Mayyas and Chapel Hart. The group that finished in fifth place is Chapel Hart. Simon Cowell tells the trio that he truly believes they have a “hit song” with their song “American Pride”. The work that comes in fourth place is Metaphysic.
Drake is in third place. “This changed my life forever,” Drake says after being eliminated. Simon emphasizes that this is just “the beginning” for Drake when it comes to his career.
The winner of AGT Season 17 is…
The last 2 acts are Kristy and Mayyas. One of those performers will win $1 million and headline Las Vegas. Winner of AGT season 17 is… Mayyas!