The Finals of Season 16 of America's Got Talent aired from September 14, 2021 to September 15, 2021, at the Dolby Theatre. A total of 10 acts participated, performing to win 1 million dollars and the headlining of a show on the Las Vegas strip.
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- 1. Jimmie Herrod, Singer
- 2. Léa Kyle, Quick Change Artist
- 3. Victory Brinker, Opera Singer
- 4. Gina Brillon, Stand-Up Comedienne
- 5. World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Martial Arts Group
- 6. Aidan Bryant, Aerialist
- 7. Brooke Simpson, Singer
- 8. Dustin Tavella, Magician
- 9. Josh Blue, Stand-Up Comedian
- 10. Northwell Health Nurse Choir, Choir
- Jimmie Herrod and Northwell Health Nurse Choir with Idina Menzel
- Aidan Bryant and World Taekwondo Demonstration Team with Jordan Chiles and MyKayla Skinner
- Léa Kyle with Heidi Klum
- Brooke Simpson with Bishop Briggs
- Gina Brillon with George Lopez
- Dustin Tavella with Mat Franco and Rico Rodriguez
- Josh Blue with Howie Mandel, Kenichi Ebina, Piff the Magic Dragon, Preacher Lawson, Taylor Williamson and Tom Cotter
- Victory Brinker with Pentatonix
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- 1st Place: Dustin Tavella, Magician
- 2nd Place: Aidan Bryant, Aerialist
- 3rd Place: Josh Blue, Stand-Up Comedian
- 4th Place: Brooke Simpson, Singer
- 5th Place: Léa Kyle, Quick Change Artist
- Gina Brillon, Stand-Up Comedienne
- Jimmie Herrod, Singer
- Northwell Health Nurse Choir, Choir
- Victory Brinker, Opera Singer
- World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Martial Arts Group
- This is the first final since Season 13 to feature 2 stand-up comedy acts.
- It is also the first final since Season 13 that the majority of the top 10 acts did not involve singing.
- Both of the top 2 acts had their auditions air in the season premiere. It previously happened in Season 13 (Shin Lim and Zurcaroh).
- The top 10 consisted of 5 Golden Buzzer acts (excluding Nightbirde's withdrawal, all of which survived every phase of competition) and 5 non-Golden Buzzer acts.
- It is the first final to have a solo female magician.
- It is the first final to feature 2 magicians in the top 5 since Season 11.
- It was the second consecutive final where the highest-placing act relying on the Instant Save finished in 5th place.
- The vote between the final 2 was the closest in AGT history, even closer than Grace VanderWaal and The Clairvoyants in Season 11.