America’s Got Talent 2022 MEGA Contestant List (Photos, Videos)

Pictured: (l-r) Howie Mandel, Alesha Dixon, Terry Crews, Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

America’s Got Talent season 17 Mega Contestant List

America’s Got Talent season 17 kicks off on May 31.  Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Sofia Vergara all return with Terry Crews coming back as the host. Auditions filmed throughout April at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, wrapping up on April 24th.

Here’s some of the talent who has been confirmed via various postings, audition reveals or are speculated to be on the show via follows. Stars are next to people who stood out as possible standouts.

The trend of AGT casting acts from Got Talent franchises from around the world continues. Magic, Comedy, Dance, Singing, and Danger/Acrobats are all categories in abundance as usual.

Acapopkids* (Kids Acapella group co-founded by Pentatonix’s Scott Hoying)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Scott Hoying of Pentatonix discovered these kids. Check out their performance on The Kelly Clarkson Show.

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Alex Rivers (Vegas Street Violin Performer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch these street violinists cover Lindsey Stirling’s Artemis.

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Aubrey Burchell (Singer – American Idol Season 16 Top 70)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Aubrey made the American Idol Top 70 in 2016. Watch her Viral Tik Tok of “What I Know Now” from Beetlejuice.

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Autumn Everland (Country Singer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Autumn is a country singer and refers to herself as an “Animal rights lunatic”

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Auzzy Blood (Horror Freakshow Performer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The IG photo illustrates “Horror Freak Show” quite well. Ew.

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Ava Swiss (18-year-old Singer)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A Detroit area native, Ava recorded a version of “Rise Up” after performing it in the wake of a shooting at her high school on Oxford. Listen to it HERE.

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Baasik Music(Nate Brown) – (Producer/Singer-Songwriter)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Listen to a cover of “Purpose” by Justin Bieber HERE.

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Bay Turner (Soul Singer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Bay took part in the It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” Tik Tok Run Challenge and it went viral. WATCH 

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Bruce Twersky (Piano Rap/ Prop Comedy)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Here’s Bruce performing his “piano rap” HERE.

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Camille K (Singer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Camile sings “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” on Tik Tok HERE 

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Cat Lady Cabaret (Cats/ Variety, plays some instruments)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A lady and her CATS.

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Celia Muñoz (Ventriloquist/ Opera Singer)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Celia is the winner and Golden Buzzer Recipient of Got Talent Spain season 6 in 2021. Check out her finals performance HERE.

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Chapel Hart (Country Family Trio – 2 sisters and a cousin)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The family band’s viral “Cover Me Up” cover HERE

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Cline Twins (Hockey Tricks)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Hockey tricks go viral, especially when performed by twin boys. Check out this video with 3.2 million views HERE.

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Connor King (Comedian)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The comedian has viral work on Tik Tok, but it’s explicit. Check out at your own risk.

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Coronado Cougarettes (School Pom Dance Troupe)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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This troup is the National Dance Alliance Pom 1st Place 2022 National Champs. WATCH.

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David Snyder (Piano Player)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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David’s video featuring different Piano Styles went viral. WATCH.

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Funkanometry (Dance Duo, WOD S3 Top 24)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The group made the World of Dance Season 3 Top 24. Check out a WOD compilation HERE.

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Fusion Japan (Dance Crew)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The group is made up of  Fabulous Sisters from Britain’s Got Talent, World of Dance Season 2 Top 12, and Asia’s Got Talent and  Kyushdanji

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Goat Yoga Arizona 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The duo Sarah and April from Amazing Race season 30 have auditioned for AGT.

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Harry The Gorillagician (Comedy/Magician)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Gorilla guy bills himself as “World’s Most Famous Gorillagician, Elementary School Librarian, Volleyball Coach.” That’s a combo.

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Henry and Klauss (Illusionists)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Brazilian illusionists hold the worlds record for levitating more than four hours.

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IAmRichieJoel (Singer/Entertainer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Richie recently returned from the super-fabulous RuPaul’s Dragcon.

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Jack Grady (Comedian Magician)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Jack is a comedian AND a magician and got 1.3M likes on this viral video HERE

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James Calacsan (Singer – appearance on “I Can See Your Voice”)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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James has appeared on the FOX singing game show I Can See Your Voice. His top Tik Tok cover is “Unchained Melody” HERE.

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Jessica Fishenfeld (Opera Singing Aerialist)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Here is Jessica’s first routine performing aerial and singing together HERE.

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John Glenn Varsity PomPon

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The group is the winner of High Kick competition. WATCH.

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John Paul Batista (Dancer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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He came along as a choreographer for a friend’s routine, but then ended up auditioning himself.

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Jordan Conley (Comedian)*

He deleted his Instagram for some reason. This Youtube routine has 1.3 million views HERE.

TikTok

Kieran Rhodes (Singer-Songwriter)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch Kieran perform “Your Song” at Berklee Performance Center in Boston HERE.

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Kristen Cruz* (Viral Singer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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This cover of  “Careless Whisper” from Kristen has 14.4 Million Views. WATCH

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Lace Larrabee (Comedian)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Check out a comedy routine from Lace HERE.

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Lee Collinson (singer)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Check out Lee’s viral “Love You In The Dark” Tik Tok video HERE

Confirmed himself via story

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Lily Meola (Singer-Songwriter)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Lily has been touring steadily throughout May.

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Marcus Terell (Season 4 Quarterfinalist – Singer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Marcus is an AGT returnee, but from WAY WAY back in the aughts. Check out his 2009 Quarterfinal performance HERE.

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Mayyas Dance (First Lebanese/Arab Dance crew)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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This Lebanese dance crew won Arab’s Got Talent in 2019. Check out their Arab’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer performancer HERE. The group appears in the AGT promo at around the 8 second mark HERE.

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Mplusplus_dancers (Tech dancers)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch the group perform a routine HERE.

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Mr. Moo Shakes (Drummer Dressed as Cow)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Moooo. Bada bump.

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Mr. Pants (Comedy)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Mr. Pant’s head is where his…well you know.

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Neftis Paloma and Fakir Testa (Danger Act?)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Fakir appeared on Romania’s Got Talent HERE.

Instagram – Neftis
Instagram – Fakir

Ohiole Dibua (Street Twirler/ Dancer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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This international baton twirler appeared on Greece’s Got Talent HERE and Italy’s Got Talent (2022)

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Orbax and Pepper Do Science (Daredevil Stunts/ Science)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Check out the duo’s Guiness World Record profile HERE.

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Pat McGann (Comedian)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Pat appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert HERE

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Puppet Jack (Ventriloquist)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Jack and his puppet’s viral Tik Tok video garnered 5.6 million views HERE.

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Royal Boys Choir (Youth Male Choir)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch the choir’s “Rise Up” cover HERE

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Schwanna Bulldogs (Hip Hop Dance Crew)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch the group compete in the 2021 USA Hip Hop Dance Championship Prelims HERE

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Shocker Magic (Wrestler Magician)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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AJ Kirsch (Pro Wrestling Announcer) and Sinn Bodhi (Pro Wrestler) Both revealed they will be on AGT & they appeared on Fool Us together, so they will be with Shocker. Penn and Teller Fool Us WATCH

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Siegfried and Joy (Berlin Magicians)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The duo are a magic act from Berlin.

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Steven Rodriguez Jr. (Singer)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Check out Steven’s viral “Fallin'” cover HERE.

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Thee Lowe Sisters (Sister Singing Trio)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch the singing trio’s “Don’t Cry” cover HERE

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The Pack Drumline (Chicago Sky and UIC Drumline)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch the Pack Drumline World of Dance Chicago routine HERE

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Tyrone Laner/ Blade2Blade (Danger/Sword Thrower)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The act was a Britain’s Got Talent season 11 semifinalist. He has auditioned for AGT in the past, but didn’t make the cut. Watch his BGT audition HERE.

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Urban Crew PH (Dance Crew – Asia’s Got Talent)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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This dance crew from the Philippines was an Asia’s Got Talent semi-finalist. Watch their semifinals performance HERE.

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Utnier Chiko Acrobata*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Chiko the acrobat competed on Spain’s Got Talent. Watch his semi-final performance HERE

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Waffle Double Dutch (Double Dutch Dance)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The group is the DoubleDutch Contest World Champions. Watch a 2019 routine HERE.

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Wenzl McGowen (Sax Player)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Watch Wenzl play the saxophone HERE

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Willem Roelants (Musician/Comedian)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The Vancouver, Canada native plays blues and country music. 

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Wolves Gymnastics Team (Gymnastics Team From Greece)*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The group’s presentation is very dramatic. Watch them at Mad Walk 2019 HERE.

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XOMG POP! (Kid dance group)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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(Kids Pop Girl Group founded by Jojo (DWTS Runner-UP & SYTYCD judge) and Jessalynn Siwa)

JoJo Siwa, Dancing with the Stars and Dance Moms alum, and currently a judge on So You Think You Can Dance co-founded the group with her mother. Watch them perform on Ellen HERE.

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Yeeremy Lugo (Ballroom Dancers) – AGT and WOD*

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Yeeremy was a member of Reyes Del Swing from AGT 2018 while Stefanny Moreno competed in the World of Dance 2017 finals as a Swing Latino member.

Watch them perform together HERE.

Instagram – Yeeremy
TikTok – Stefanny

YungCuse (Rapper)

 

 
 
 
 
 
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So many tats. At one point, he celebrates “no longer being a felon” which allowed him to travel outside of the US. 

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