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Voices of Hope Children's Choir was a choir act from Season 13 of America's Got Talent. They were eliminated in the Semifinals in the Judges' Choice.


Founded in 2015, Voices of Hope Children’s Choir is a non-profit program made up of over 70 talented children, ages 5-17, of all backgrounds and levels of experience. In an effort to make music available to all children despite social or economic barriers, this program is entirely tuition free. Singing inspirational music, the goal of the choir is to uplift the spirits of all who listen and to learn positive self esteem and teamwork along the way. We hope to change the world one song at a time. [1]

One of the kids in the choir is a patient of fellow Season 13 act Michael Ketterer.


Voices of Hope Children's Choir's audition in Episode 1304 consisted of singing "This is Me" from The Greatest Showman. Although Howie Mandel voted "No", Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell voted "Yes", sending the group to the Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

Voices of Hope Children's Choir's Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1307 consisted of singing "How Far I'll Go" from Moana. Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell, and guest judge Ken Jeong gave the group standing ovations. Moved by their performance, Ken pressed the Golden Buzzer, sending the group directly to the Quarterfinals.


Voices of Hope Children's Choir's Week 2 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1313 consisted of singing "A Million Dreams" from The Greatest Showman. Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell gave them standing ovations. They received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1314 instead of The Savitsky Cats.


Voices of Hope Children's Choir's Week 1 Semifinals performance in Episode 1317 consisted of singing "Defying Gravity" from Wicked. Simon Cowell gave them a standing ovation. The group finished in fourth, fifth or sixth place in America's Vote. In the Dunkin' Save, they received fewer online votes than Samuel J. Comroe. In the Judges' Choice, Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell voted for them but Howie Mandel and Mel B did not, forcing a tiebreaker; whichever act had received more votes from America would progress. They received fewer votes than Duo Transcend, eliminating them from the competition in Episode 1318.

After the Show

Voices of Hope returned as a guest for the finale of America's Got Talent: The Champions. They performed "All We Got" by Chance the Rapper with Britain's Got Talent winner Tokio Myers.


  • Every performance the choir sang was a song written for a visual media, two songs from the motion picture The Greatest Showman, one song from the motion picture Moana and one song from the stage musical Wicked.
  • They are the only Golden buzzer since the format change in Season 10 to get a “No” Vote in the audition round.
  • They are the only agt act that performed as a guest in champions but never competed on the champions show.

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