The twenty-fifth episode of Season 6, and the one hundred and thirtieth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on August 23, 2011. It was the first Semifinals performance episode and took place in Hollywood. 12 acts performed for 5 spots in the Finals.


Symbol Meaning
Ovation Standing Ovation
X Buzzer
Name Image Act Piers Sharon Howie
1. Zuma Zuma Zumazuma Acrobatic Group
2. Beth Ann Robinson Bethannrobinson Dancer   
3. Sandou Trio Russian Bar Sandoutrio Singing Act X  
4. Kevin Colis Kevincolis Singer and Guitarist X  
5. Matt Wilhelm Mattwilhelm Blacklight Biker   
6. POPLYFE Poplyfe Band Ovation Ovation
7. West Springfield Dance Team Westspringfielddanceteam Dance Group
8. Melissa Villasenor Melissavillasenor Comedic Impressionist
9. Team iLuminate Teamiluminate

Light-up Suit Dance Group

Ovation Ovation Ovation
10. Daniel Joseph Baker Danieljosephbaker Singer and Pianist Ovation Ovation
11. Miami All Stars Miamiallstars Dance Group Ovation Ovation Ovation

12. Lys Agnès

Lysagnes Opera Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation