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The twenty-second episode of Season 7, and the one hundred and fifty-ninth ever episode of America's Got Talent, aired on August 14, 2012. It was the fifth Quarterfinals performance episode and took place in Newark.

Drew Erwin, who won a spot in the Quarterfinals by receiving the most votes in a poll on YouTube, and 11 other YouTube acts selected by the judges competed. The 12 acts performed for 4 spots in the Semifinals.

Full Episode


Symbol Meaning
Ovation.png Standing Ovation
X.png Buzzer
Name Image Act Howard Sharon Howie

1. Clint Carvalho

& His Extreme Parrots

Clintcarvalho&hisextremeparrots.jpg Parrot Trainer Ovation.png Ovation.png Ovation.png
2. Reverse Order Reverseorder.jpg Band
3. Rudy Coby Rudycoby.jpg Magician X.png X.png
4. 7 in Unison 7inunison.jpg Dance Group X.png
5. Drew Erwin Drewerwin.jpg Singer and Guitarist
6. Melinda Hill Melindahill.jpg Stand-up Comedienne
7. Eric Buss Ericbuss.jpg Novelty Act X.png X.png
8. Romeo Dance Cheetah Romeodancecheetah.jpg Air Guitarist X.png X.png
9. The Magic of Puck Themagicofpuck.jpg Magician
10. Bria Kelly Briakelly.jpg Singer
11. Cast in Bronze Castinbronze.jpg Carillon Player X.png X.png X.png
12. Academy of Villains Academyofvillains.jpg Dance Group Ovation.png Ovation.png


This episode currently holds the record for most amount of buzzes in a single quarterfinal episode with 10.