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Season 5 of America's Got Talent premiered on June 1, 2010 and concluded on September 15, 2010. Nick Cannon hosted, and Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel were judges. The season's winner was Michael Grimm.

Judging Panel[]

Piers Morgan Sharon Osbourne Howie Mandel
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Host[]

Nick Cannon
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Episodes[]

Main article: Season 5 Episodes

Acts[]

Main article: Season 5 Acts

Auditions[]

Main article: Season 5 Auditions

Vegas Round[]

Main article: Season 5 Vegas Round

Quarterfinals[]

Main article: Season 5 Quarterfinals

Symbol Meaning
X Buzzer
Check Judge's vote

Week 1[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Kung Fu Heroes Martial Arts Group Eliminated
2. Christina & Ali Vocal Duo Moved On
3. Airpocalypse Air Band Eliminated
4. The Hot Shot Tap Dancers Tap Dance Group Eliminated
5. Paul Safy Jr. Singer Eliminated
6. Future Funk Dance Duo Check OvationCheck Moved On (JC)
7. Sally Cohn Hand Whistler Eliminated
8. Nick Pike Juggler X Eliminated
9. RNG Dance Group Check Eliminated (JC)
10. Maricar Painter Eliminated
11. Fighting Gravity Blacklight Dance Group Moved On
12. Nathaniel Kenyon Singer Moved On

Week 2[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Cheer SF Cheerleading Group X X Eliminated
2. Alice Tan Ridley Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On
3. Mona Sampath Dance Company Dance Group Eliminated
4. Iron Horse Band X Eliminated
5. The Strong Man Strongman X Eliminated
6. Ronith Impressionist X X Eliminated
7. Hannibal Means Singer Eliminated
8. Wreckless Dance Group Check Eliminated (JC)
9. Lil Chris Singer Eliminated
10. AscenDance Rock Climbing Dancers Moved On
11. Antonio Restivo Magician Check Check Moved On (JC)
12. Michael Grimm Singer and Guitarist Moved On

Week 3[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. The South Philly Vikings Dance Group X Eliminated
2. CJ Dippa Rapper Eliminated
3. Harmonica Pierre Harmonica Player Eliminated
4. Polina Volchek Acrobat X Eliminated
5. The Strange Familiar Band Eliminated
6. Haspop Dancer Moved On
7. Luigi Singer and Guitarist X Eliminated
8. Chipps Cooney Comedian X X X Eliminated
9. Kaya and Sadie Belly Dancers Eliminated (JC)
10. Jeremy VanSchoonhoven Stunt Biker Check Check Moved On (JC)
11. Debra Romer Singer Ovation Moved On
12. Studio One Young Beast Society Dance Group Moved On

Week 4[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Da Maniacs Dance Group X Eliminated
2. NU Covenant Vocal Group X X Eliminated
3. Anna and Patryk Ballroom Duo Check Eliminated (JC)
4. Lindsey Stirling Violinist X Eliminated
5. Doogie Horner Comedian Eliminated
6. Rudi Macaggi Acrobat Ovation Eliminated
7. Taylor Mathews Singer Moved On
8. Mary Ellen Singer X Eliminated
9. ArcAttack Band Check Check Moved On (JC)
10. Prince Poppycock Opera Singer Moved On
11. MURRAY Magician Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On
12. Strikers All Stars Dance Group Eliminated

Week 5 (YouTube Round)[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. PLUtonic Vocal Group Eliminated
2. Dylan Plummer Jump Roper Eliminated
3. Pup Dog Act X Ovation Eliminated
4. Cam Hodges Singer and Guitarist Check Eliminated (JC)
5. Ryan Rodriguez Dancer X Eliminated
6. Austin Anderson Comedian X Eliminated
7. Booker Forté Dancer X Eliminated
8. Pizza Patt Pizza Dough Juggler X Eliminated
9. Kristina Young Singer Check Check Moved On (JC)
10. Maestro Alexander Bui Pianist X Moved On
11. Dan Sperry Magician Moved On
12. Jackie Evancho Classical Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On

Week 6 (Judges' Wildcard Round)[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Kruti Dance Academy Dance Group Eliminated
2. Rudi Macaggi Acrobat X Eliminated
3. CJ Dippa Rapper X Eliminated
4. RNG Dance Group X Eliminated
5. Harmonica Pierre Harmonica Player Check Eliminated (JC)
6. Michael Grasso Magician Moved On
7. The Hot Shot Tap Dancers Tap Dancing Group X Eliminated
8. Doogie Horner Comedian Eliminated
9. Connor Doran Indoor Kite Flyer Ovation Moved On
10. Anna and Patryk Ballroom Duo Ovation Moved On
11. Michael Lipari & Ashleigh Dejon Aerial Duo OvationCheck OvationCheck Moved On (JC)
12. Swing Shift Side Show Sideshow Performers X X Eliminated


Semifinals[]

Main article: Season 5 Semifinals

Symbol Meaning
X Buzzer
Check Judge's vote

Week 1[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Anna & Patryk Ballroom Duo Moved On
2. Christina & Ali Vocal Duo Check Check Moved On (JC)
3. Antonio Restivo Magician Eliminated
4. Future Funk Dance Duo X Eliminated
5. Taylor Mathews Singer Moved On
6. Connor Doran Indoor Kite Flyer X Check Eliminated (JC)
7. Dan Sperry Magician X Eliminated
8. Kristina Young Singer X X X Eliminated
9. ArcAttack Band Eliminated
10. Michael Grimm Singer and Guitarist Moved On
11. AscenDance Rock Climbing Dancers X Eliminated
12. Prince Poppycock Opera Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On

Week 2[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Alice Tan Ridley Singer Eliminated (JC)
2. Haspop Dancer X Eliminated
3. Maestro Alexander Bui Pianist X Eliminated
4. Michael Lipari & Ashleigh Dejon Aerial Duo Eliminated
5. Michael Grasso Magician Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On
6. Debra Romer Singer Eliminated
7. Studio One Young Beast Society Dance Group Check Check Moved On (JC)
8. Jeremy VanSchoonhoven Stunt Biker Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On
9. Nathaniel Kenyon Singer X Eliminated
10. MURRAY Magician Ovation Eliminated
11. Jackie Evancho Classical Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On
12. Fighting Gravity Blacklight Dance Group Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On


Finals[]

Main article: Season 5 Finals

Symbol Meaning
X Buzzer

Top 10 Final[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Studio One Young Beast Society Dance Group Eliminated
2. Christina and Ali Vocal Duo Eliminated
3. Jeremy VanSchoonhoven Stunt Biker Ovation Ovation Ovation Eliminated
4. Taylor Mathews Singer Eliminated
5. Anna & Patryk Ballroom Duo Eliminated
6. Fighting Gravity Blacklight Dance Group Moved On
7. Michael Grimm Singer and Guitarist Moved On
8. Michael Grasso Magician Ovation Ovation Ovation Eliminated
9. Prince Poppycock Opera Singer Ovation Ovation Moved On
10. Jackie Evancho Classical Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Moved On

Grand Final[]

Name Act Piers Sharon Howie Result
1. Prince Poppycock Opera Singer X Ovation 4th Place
2. Michael Grimm Singer and Guitarist Ovation Ovation Ovation Winner
3. Jackie Evancho Classical Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation 2nd Place
4. Fighting Gravity Blacklight Dance Group 3rd Place



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