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The eighth episode of Season 1, and the eighth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on July 26, 2006. It was the third of five Semifinals performance episodes and took place in Hollywood. 10 acts performed for two spots in the Season 1 Finals. 4 acts from this episode were eliminated without performing.

Rappin' Granny was chosen by the judges to be in the Finals without being voted on by America, while the rest of the acts awaited the voting results the next day.


Color Meaning
Judges' Choice
Name Image Act Piers Brandy David
1. Team AcroDunk Teamacrodunk Basketball Dunking Group Check Check Check
2. Caitlyn Taylor Love Caitlyntaylorlove Singer X Check Check
3. Sonia Lee Sonialee Electric Violinist X Check Check
4. Elliot Zimet Elliotzimet Magician X X X
5. Ten13Concept Ten13concept Band X X X
6. Rappin' Granny Rappin'granny Rapper Check Check Check
7. Nathan Burton Nathanburton Magician Check Check Check
8. Bianca Ryan Biancaryan Singer Check Check Check
9. Kenny Shelton Kennyshelton Juggler Check Check Check
10. Trey Knight's Stilt World Treyknight'sstiltworld Stilt Group X X Check

Eliminated without Performing[]

Billy Januario
Marla and Michelle


  • Donald Trump appeared as a guest on this episode.