Adaline Bates
Age (at audition) 63
Sex Female
Act Half-Drag Singer
Seasons 14
Position Reached Judge Cuts

Adaline Bates was a half-drag singer act from Season 14 of America's Got Talent. She was eliminated in the Judge Cuts.


Adaline Bates was born in Milwaukee but now lives in Arizona. She had been in a singing group when she was younger but put music aside to raise her children. She later became a vocal coach and is now a writer. [1]


Adaline Bates' audition in Episode 1402 consisted of singing both parts of Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole's "Unforgettable." while wearing a half-drag outfit. Howie MandelJulianne HoughGabrielle Union, and Simon Cowell all voted "Yes," sending Adaline to the Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

Adaline Bates' Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1408 consisted of singing both parts of Lionel Richie and Diana Ross's "Endless Love" while wearing a half-drag outfit. Adaline's performance was not strong enough for the judges to send her to the Quarterfinals eliminating her from the competition along with Valerie Sassyfras.


  • To date, Adaline is one of just two female-to-male drag acts in AGT history, the other being Season 3 reject Polina Nikiforova.

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