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.
|2. Reverse Order||Band|
|3. Rudy Coby||Magician|
|4. 7 in Unison||Dance Group|
|5. Drew Erwin||Singer and Guitarist|
|6. Melinda Hill||Stand-up Comedienne|
|7. Eric Buss||Novelty Act|
|8. Romeo Dance Cheetah||Air Guitarist|
|9. The Magic of Puck||Magician|
|10. Bria Kelly||Singer|
|11. Cast in Bronze||Carillon Player|
|12. Academy of Villains||Dance Group|
This episode currently holds the record for most amount of buzzes in a single quarterfinal episode with 10.