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The tenth episode of Season 17, and the three hundred and ninety-sixth episode of America's Got Talent overall, was aired on August 9, 2022. It was the first of five Semifinals performance episodes and took place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. 11 acts performed for 2 spots in the Finals.


Symbol Meaning
Ovation Standing Ovation
X Buzzer
Name Image Act Howie Heidi Sofia Simon
1. Amoukanama Amoukanamanbc Acrobatic Group Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
2. Amazing Veranica & Her Incredible Friends Amazingveranicanbc Dog Act
3. Ava Swiss Avaswissnbc Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
4. Ben Lapidus Benlapidusnbc Comedy Singer X Ovation X X
5. Lace Larrabee Lacelarrabeenbc Comedian X
6. Drake Milligan Drakemilligannbc Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
7. Oleksandr Yenivatov Oleksandryenivatovnbc Contortionist Ovation
8. Players Choir Nflplayerschoirnbc Choir Ovation Ovation
9. Stefanny and Yeeremy Stefannyandyeeremynbc Salsa Duo X
10. Don McMillan Donmcmillannbc Comedian Ovation
11. Avery Dixon Averydixonnbc Saxophonist Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation


  • Simon pressed Heidi's buzzer for Ben Lapidus at the end of his performance.
    • With 4X’s lighting up for Ben Lapidus, it makes him the first act to be buzzed out in the live shows since DADitude! in Episode 1016.
  • Jordan Conley was revealed as the winner of America's Wildcard in this episode.
  • This episode had the most amount of buzzes in a live show since Episode 722 with 5 overall buzzes 3 from Simon, 1 from Howie and 1 from Sofia.
  • Of 17 seasons, this “Live Show 1” is tied with Episode 613 for the 2nd most amount of buzzes for a Live Show 1 in history and coming behind Episode 104.
  • This episode is tied with the most amount of acts Simon Cowell has buzzed in a live show episode with Episode 1617 with 3 acts being buzzed by Simon.