The nineteenth episode of Season 12, and the two hundred and eighty-fourth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on September 12, 2017. It was the second of two Semifinals performance episodes and took place in the Dolby Theatre. 11 acts performed for 5 spots in the Finals.


Despite being eliminated in the Quarterfinals, The Pompeyo Family returned to the competition.


Performed

Symbol Meaning
Ovation.png Standing Ovation
Name Image Act Howie Mel B Heidi Simon
1. Celine Tam Celinetam.png Singer Ovation.png
2. Colin Cloud Colincloud.png Mentalist Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
3. Christian Guardino Christianguardino.png Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
4. In The Stairwell Inthestairwell.png A Capella Group Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
5. Merrick Hanna Merrickhanna.png Dancer Ovation.png
6. Mandy Harvey Mandyharvey.png Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
7. The Pompeyo Family Thepompeyofamily.png Dog Act Ovation.png
8. Diavolo Diavolo.png Acrobatic Dance Group Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
9. Kechi Kechi.png Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
10. Light Balance Lightbalance.png Light-Up Dance Crew Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
11. Angelica Hale Angelicahale.png Singer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png

Trivia

  • This episode was delayed 1 hour later than the normal start time due to the "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" telethon.
  • This is the first Semifinal in which every act received at least one standing ovation.

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