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The sixteenth episode of Season 18, and the four hundred and twenty-fourth episode of America's Got Talent overall, was aired on September 12, 2023. It was the fourth 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. Zion Clark Zionclarknbc Acrobat Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
2. Puppet Simon & The Cow Belles Puppetsimoncowbellesnbc Puppet Group Ovation X
3. Roland Abante Rolandabantenbc Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
4. Mariandrea Mariandreanbc Dancer Ovation
5. Kylie Frey Kyliefreynbc Singer
6. Chibi Unity Chibiunitynbc Dance Group Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
7. Freedom Singers Freedomsingersnbc Vocal Group Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
8. Orlando Leyba Orlandoleybanbc Comedian
9. Anna DeGuzman Annadeguzmannbc Magician
10. D'Corey Johnson Dcoreyjohnsonnbc Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
11. Shadow Ace Shadowacenbc Shadow Act Ovation Ovation Ovation


  • Anna DeGuzman did not receive standing ovations as the judges were part of her act.
  • This was the only live show this season where an act got more than one buzz.
  • This episode is the only Semifinal of the season where Howie Mandel did not buzz an act.
  • This episode is one of only two Semifinals of this season where the acts who performed last were not Golden Buzzer acts, it was followed by Episode 1818.