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The twelfth episode of Season 3, and the thirty-ninth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on September 2, 2008. It was the third Quarterfinals of four performance episodes and took place in Hollywood. 10 acts performed for 5 spots in the Semifinals. The ten acts from the previous episode learned whether they had advanced to the Top 20 Semifinals.


Symbol Meaning
Ovation.png Standing Ovation
X.png Buzzer
Name Image Act Piers Sharon David
1. The Texas State Strutters Thetexasstatestrutters.png Dance Team X.png X.png X.png  
2. Michael Strelo-Smith Michaelstrelo-smith.png Singer X.png X.png
3. Bruce Block Bruceblock.png Magician X.png  
4. Shequida Shequida.png Opera Singer X.png  
5. Taubl Family Taublfamily.png Family Orchestra     
6. Jonathan Burkin Jonathanburkin.png Baton Twirler      
7. Sarah Lenore Sarahlenore.png Singer and Guitarist       
8. SickStep Sickstep.png Dance Crew       
9. Matthew Piazzi Matthewpiazzi.png Comedic Impressionist X.png       
10. Joseph Hall Josephhall.png Elvis Impersonator       

Moved On

Paulsalos.pngPaul Salos

Frank Sinatra Impersonator

Thewrightkids.pngThe Wright Kids

Bluegrass Band

Danieljens.pngDaniel Jens

Singer and Guitarist

Queenemily.pngQueen Emily



Mascot Dance Group (JC)


Slipperykittens.pngSlippery Kittens

Burlesque Dance Group

Jonathanarons.pngJonathan Arons

Trombonist and Dancer

Georgethegiant.pngGeorge the Giant

Sideshow Performer


Vocal Group

Beyondbeliefdancecompany.pngBeyond Belief Dance Company

Dance Group (JC)