THE America’s Got Talent’s finale aired on Wednesday and a new winner was crowned.
In the end, Dustin Tavella took home the top prize in the competition.
The two-part AGT finale kicked off on NBC at 8pm on Tuesday and wrapped up at 9pm on Wednesday.
This year’s finalists were: Léa Kyle, Victory Brinker, Jimmie Herrod, the Northwell Nurse Choir – along with Brooke Simpson, Josh Blue, the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Aidan Bryant, Dustin Tavella, and Gina Brillon.
The winner takes home the $1million prize, as well as a headline show in Las Vegas.
Earlier this season, Nightbirde wowed audiences with her stunning vocals on America’s Got Talent, before being forced to leave the show to focus on her health.
Read our America’s Got Talent finale live blog for the latest news and updates…
AIDAN BRYANT TAKES HOME SECOND PLACE
Aerialist Aidan Bryant, 16, from Virginia won second place on America’s Got Talent.
Dustin Tavella took home the prize.
DUSTIN TAVELLA WINS AMERICA’S GOT TALENT
Magician Dustin Tavella, 35, from Virginia, took home the AGT crown on Wednesday night’s finale.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT CROWNS NEW WINNER
After what Terry Crews said was the closest top two in the show’s history, Dustin Tavella won America’s Got Talent on Wednesday night.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED
Dustin Tavella and Aidan Bryant are the only two competitors left on America’s Got Talent.
One of them will take home the crown.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT THIRD PLACE WINNER: JOSH BLUE
Josh Blue was awarded the third place spot on the sixteenth season of America’s Got Talent.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT FOURTH PLACE WINNER: BROOKE SIMPSON
Brooke Simpson ended up in fourth place on the America’s Got Talent finale.
She said she wanted to tell all the indigenous children out there, “Nothing is impossible.”
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT FIFTH PLACE WINNER: LEA KYLE
Lea Kyle went home after taking fifth place on the America’s Got Talent finale episode.
WHO ARE THE TOP FIVE PERFORMERS ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT?
Josh Blue, Lea Kyle, Aidan Bryant, Brooke Simpson, and Dustin Tavella took the top five spots on the America’s Got Talent finale.
Sadly, Northwell Health Nurse Choir, Victory Brinker, the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Jimmie Herrod, and Gina Brillon were all sent home in the last episode of the season.
FINAL TOP FIVE CONTESTANT ANNOUNCED ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT
Northwell Health Nurse Choir and Dustin Tavella were the final match-up competing to take the last spot in the top five.
Dustin ended up winning out over the choir, but Terry Crews assured the group, “We will never forget you.”
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT TOP FIVE PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED
Victory Brinker and Brooke Simpson went up against each other for the fourth spot on the finale episode on Wednesday.
Brooke won out, sending Victory home after an amazing season.
TOP FIVE ANNOUNCED ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT FINALE, ROUND THREE
Aidan Bryant and the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team were pitted against each other after a round of voting.
Ultimately, Aidan took the third spot in the top five on AGT.
TOP FIVE ANNOUNCED ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, CONTINUED
Jimmie Herrod and Lea Kyle went head-to-head in the first round of votes on Wednesday night.
Ultimately, Lea took the second spot in the top five and sent Jimmie home.
TOP FIVE ANNOUNCED ON AMERICA’S GOT TALENT FINALE
Gina Brillon and Josh Blue were both called forward first.
But Josh Blue emerged victorious in the match-up, sending Gina home.
VICTORY BRINKER PERFORMS WITH PENTATONIX
Pentatonix appeared with 9-year-old opera singer Victory Brinker on the finale episode of America’s Got Talent and the crowd loved it.
SEE GINA BRILLON’S PERFORMANCE WITH GEORGE LOPEZ
The two comedians performed together on the finale of America’s Got Talent on Wednesday.
WHO ARE THE FINALISTS IN THE AGT FINALE?
The AGT finalists are:
- Opera singer Victory Brinker, nine years old from Pennsylvania
- Magician Léa Kyle, 25, from France
- Northwell Health Nurse Choir from New York
- Popstar Brooke Simpson, 30, from North Carolina
- Comedian Josh Blue, 42, from Colorado
- Singer Jimmie Herrod, 30, from Oregon
- World Taekwondo Demonstration Team from South Korea
- Aerialist Aidan Bryant, 16, from Virginia
- Magician Dustin Tavella, 35, from Virginia
- Comedian Gina Brillon, 41, from New York
SEE BROOKE SIMPSON AND BISHOP BRIGGS’ PERFORMANCE
The two singers performed together on the America’s Got Talent finale event on Wednesday night.
AGT VIEWERS SAY IDINA MENZEL WAS ‘KILLING IT’ ON FINALE
Idina Menzel performed again on the America’s Got Talent finale and fans were extremely impressed on Twitter.
“I am enjoying this song. I’ve never heard Idina sing a song like this and she is KILLING it,” one person wrote.
“Idina Menzel showing her rock side? Cool!” someone else added.
SEE TAEKWONDO GROUP AND AIDAN BRYANT PERFORM WITH JORDAN CHILES AND MYKAYLA SKINNER
The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team and Aidan Bryant performed on the AGT finale and blew the audience away.
AGT FANS CONFUSED BY ODD COMMERCIAL BREAK
After an odd cut to commercial break during the America’s Got Talent finale, fans took to Twitter to complain.
“Idk who is in control at @NBC, but they’re definitely gonna be given a talking to. Holy impromptu commercials…..wtf?” one person wrote.
GEORGE LOPEZ PERFORMS WITH GINA BRILLON
Comedian Gina Brillon performed with George Lopez on the America’s Got Talent finale and the crowd seemed to love the duo.
FANS REACT TO IDINA MENZEL’S PERFORMANCE ON AGT
“The performance with @JimmieHerrod, #NorthwellHealthNurseChoir and @idinamenzel was pure power. So much talent, so little stage,” one fan wrote on Twitter.
“The stage can’t fit all that talent and VOICE!” the official AGT Twitter added.
BROOKE SIMPSON PERFORMS WITH BISHOP BRIGGS
Brooke Simpson and Bishop Briggs sang together on the finale episode of America’s Got Talent on Wednesday night.
“PERFECTION!” the official AGT Twitter account said of the performance.
JORDAN CHILES AND MYKAYLA SKINNER APPEAR ON AGT
Jordan Chiles and MyKayla Skinnerjoined the Taekwondo team and Aidan Bryant for a stunning performance on the second half of the America’s Got Talent finale on Wednesday night.
TAEKWONDO TEAM AND AIDAN BRYANT PERFORM
The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team and Aidan Bryant performed together on the Wednesday night finale episode of America’s Got Talent.