The thirty-second episode of Season 5, and the one hundred and fifth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on September 15, 2010. It was the second Finals results episode and the Finale. It took place in Hollywood.

Michael Grimm was revealed to be the winner of Season 5 of America's Got Talent, one million dollars, and the headlining of a show on the Las Vegas Strip.

Jackie Evancho, Fighting Gravity, and Prince Poppycock finished as first runner-up, second runner-up, and third runner-up respectively.

Audition All Stars

The "Audition All Stars" of Season 5 consisted of 10 acts eliminated early in the competition who were considered either "humorous" or "terrible" acts. They performed The Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" together in the Finale. Only one of the acts had progressed to the Vegas Round before being eliminated.

ChaleChalé RcstormRC Storm JonathantimpanelliJonathan Timpanelli NoshadeNo Shade
150pxJenna Adora Somar ClownvisClownvis FafoFafo EvanberstEvan Berst
JimmydinhJimmy Dinh Ms.donnaMs. Donna

Guest Performers


Name Image Act Placement
Prince Poppycock Princepoppycock Opera Singer 4th
Fighting Gravity Fightinggravity Blacklight Dance Group 3rd
Jackie Evancho Jackieevancho Opera Singer 2nd
Michael Grimm Michaelgrimm Singer/Guitarist Winner


This episode currently holds the record of the most viewed episode in AGT history with 16.41 million views.

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