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The Quarterfinals of Season 16 of America's Got Talent aired from August 10, 2021 to August 25, 2021. A total of 36 acts performed. 22 acts proceeded to the Semifinals, and 14 acts were eliminated.

  • Italics indicate that the act was either chosen to move on or eliminated in the Judges' Choice, which means they finished in either seventh or eighth in America's Vote.

Process

From the 36 Quarterfinalists, 12 acts performed each week over three weeks. Each week, 7 acts moved onto the Semifinals.

The contestants that came in sixth, seventh, and eighth place in America's Vote fight for votes online in the AGT Save. The act who received the most votes earned a spot in the Semifinals. The judges voted between the two remaining acts the last spot of the week in the semifinals.

One act was chosen by the judges from the eliminated quarterfinalists to return as a Wild Card for the Semifinals.

Week 1

Main article: Episode 1609 and Episode 1610


Moved On:

Eliminated:

Week 2

Main article: Episode 1611 and Episode 1612

Moved On:

Eliminated:

Week 3

Main article: Episode 1613 and Episode 1614

Moved On:

Eliminated:

Trivia

  • The live shows returned to the Dolby Theatre after a year away due to the pandemic, and featured a live audience. Audience members were required to be at least 12 years of age to enter and wear a mask.
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