The twenty-sixth episode of Season 7, and the one hundred and sixty-third ever episode of America's Got Talent, aired on August 28, 2012. It was the first Semifinals performance episode and took place in Newark. 12 acts performed for 3 spots in the Finals.

Full Episode

2012 ~26

2012 ~26. 1st Semifinal Performs ~ America's Got Talent 2012


Symbol Meaning
Ovation Standing Ovation
Name Image Act Howard Sharon Howie

1. Andrew De Leon

Andrewdeleon Opera Singer
2. Todd Oliver Toddoliver Ventriloquist
3. Donovan & Rebecca Donovan&rebecca Acrobats Ovation
4. Edon Edon Singer and Pianist Ovation Ovation
5. The Scott Brothers Thescottbrothers Dancers

6. Eric Dittelman

Ericdittelman Mind Reader Ovation Ovation
7. Turf Turf Contortionist Dancer Ovation
8. Bria Kelly Briakelly Singer
9. Joe Castillo Joecastillo Sand Artist
10. William Close Williamclose Earth Harpist Ovation Ovation Ovation
11. Tom Cotter Tomcotter Stand-up Comedian Ovation Ovation Ovation

12. Academy of Villains

Academyofvillains Dance Group Ovation Ovation

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