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The Wildcard Show episode of Season 16 was aired on August 10, 2021 exclusively on Peacock, one hour before the live airing of Episode 1609. It was a one-off Wildcard Show episode and took place at the Dolby Theatre. 5 acts performed for a Wildcard spot in the Quarterfinals. Unlike the normal live show rounds, the performances were pre-recorded, and the judges were absent.

Storm Large was announced as the winner of the Wild Card vote in Episode 1613.


Name Image Act
1. Dylan Zangwill Dylanzangwill Singer & Keyboardist
2. Patrick Kun Patrickkun Magician
3. Storm Large Stormlarge Singer
4. Mike Goodwin Mikegoodwin Stand-up Comedian
5. Matt Mauser Mattmauser Singer


  • This is the first wildcard episode to take place since Season 7.