America’s Got Talent 2023 Spoilers Auditions 6 – Meet the Acts

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Pictured: (l-r) Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, Simon Cowell — (Photo by: Casey Durkin/NBC)

America’s Got Talent 2023 Spoilers: Meet the Auditions 6 Acts

America’s Got Talent season 18 returns to NBC after a July 4 holiday break. Auditions week 6 airs Tuesday July 11. Check out our run down of all the acts set to appear.

The usual assortment of viral acts, magicians, acrobats, dancers, singers, alums from Got Talent shows around the world and more comprise this sixth batch of contestants.

Terry Crews hosts while Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell and Sofia Vergara sit on the judges panel.

Contestant research by Blake Busch

America’s Got Talent airs on NBC Tuesdays at 8 pm ET/PT.

40 Pounds – Dancer

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Pictured: 40 Pounds — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

40 pounds is a Brooklyn based Light Feet style competitive dancer who is the CEO of a dance group called Lyve Tyme. He has a routine on Instagram (where he has 100K followers) with 4.6 million views and 280K likes that features hat flipping.

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82nd Airborne Chorus – Military choir

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Pictured: 82nd Airborne Chorus — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

The choir represents an Airborne division in North Carolina. The group has gone viral several times on Tik Tok with both covers and military songs. A cover of “Blood on the Risers” got 1.3 million views and 178.6K likes. The group’s audition, which was a cover of The Temptations’ “My Girl” was previewed by AGT earlier in the week. This performance served as a dedication to a soldier they lost the week prior to their audition.

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Andrew Stanton – Danger act

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Pictured: Andrew Stanton — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Andrew is a Las Vegas sword swallower and danger act, and has appeared on Britain’s Got Talent Season 16 in 2023 where he was eliminated in the SemiFinal. He also made the finale of Season 1 of TBS’s Go-Big Show. He has appeared on a number of other TV shows and has been featured by other media. Andrew calls his show the Swingshift SideShow.

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Artem Shchukin – Magician

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Pictured: Artem Shchukin — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Artem is a Russian magician and illusionist who has received World Magic Champion, Canada, European Champion Manipulation, and I.B.M. Gold Medal awards. He is based in Paris, France, and performs in various countries. He also collaborates with the International Academy of Magic in Seoul, South Korea.

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Duo Desire – Aerial acrobats

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Pictured: Duo Desire — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Las Vegas based Duo Desire, featuring circus performers Denis Bazhenov and Jilliana Sophia Bazhenova,.is an aerial duo specializing in floor aerial and aerial straps routines.

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Lavender Darcangelo – Singer

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Pictured: Lavender Darcangelo — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Lavender is a 28-year-old blind and autistic soulful pop singer from Fitchburg, Massachusetts. She is a Performing Arts Fellow of the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, and is currently working on her debut project, funded by GoFundMe, titled, “Mosaic.” A portion of the proceeds will go to the foundation. After a viral tweet of Lavender performing at a Pride event at a church, her cover of “Part of Your World” from 2019 was featured on Good Morning America.

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Let It Happen – Dance group

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Pictured: Let It Happen — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Let It Happen is a dutch and freestyle dance trio made up of sisters (Rosa, Yarah, Norah) from the Netherlands. They were featured on the Ellen Show in 2018 and 2020, and their 2018 routine went somewhat viral on YouTube with 4.3 million views. The trio were also featured on Ted Countdown with a funk routine. They have a large social media following, including 749K followers on Instagram.

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Mariandrea – Dancer

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Pictured: Mariandrea — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Mariandrea Villegas C is a 14-year-old dancer and model from Mexico. She dances with Epic Motion Dance Studio and placed 2nd runner-up at The Dance Awards in 2021 and top 10 teen at The Dance Awards in 2022. The dancer was featured on The Jennifer Hudson Show where she and her choreographer Phil Wright taught Jennifer some dance moves.

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MOS – Instrumental brass band

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Pictured: MOS — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Mos is a instrumentalist girl group featuring brass instruments. They have a viral Tik Tok following of 986K followers and one of their viral videos totaled up to 729.9K likes and 6.2 million views. The group also have several viral YouTube videos.

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Oswaldo Colina – Viral act (Dances with fingers)

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Pictured: Oswaldo Colina — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Oswaldo is a professional photographer who does dance routines using his fingers. With these routines, he has racked up 2.8 million followers on Tik Tok. One viral salsa routine received 52.5 million views and 4.2 million likes. He also appeared on Britain’s Got Talent, Season 15, surpassing the audition round, but failing to make the SemiFinals. He had very little air time.

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Presley & Taylor – Country music duo

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Pictured: Presley & Taylor — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

A Nashville based country music duo consisting of sisters, their song, “The Storm” has over 218K streams on Spotify. The two have also been featured on the Song Suffragettes, a group of female singer-songwriters. They have been featured on CMT and prominent Spotify playlists and were signed in 2020 to White Mustang Label who is headed by James Stroud, an industry veteran, as the label’s flagship act.

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Puppet Simon & the Cow Belles – Puppet act

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Pictured: Puppet Simon & the Cow Belles — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

No info on the group on the internets, But TV Insider has a short preview of their audition. A puppet Simon Cowell sings lead on a cover of Queen’s “Somebody to Love” with puppets singing harmonies behind him. Sofia Vergara delivered an X!

The Zoo – Dance group

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Pictured: The Zoo — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

The Zoo is a Las Vegas dance group that specializes in break-dancing which is a part of the Zoologic Empire. They are a 5 time Battle of the Year, USA champion which is a “B-Boying” competition. The Zoologic Empire has had a group called the Zoologic Break Ninjaz that were featured in numerous global competitions including Frontrow World of Dance Las Vegas 2019.

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Trent Toney – Singer

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Pictured: Trent Toney — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Trent is an indie folk singer who is also a firefighter from Hillsboro, Oregon. He has played small gigs and played in church, but started gigging more often in 2017. His performances often feature a looping station. He has released 3 songs to streaming services and went viral on YouTube and Tik Tok a few times. One clip features a video of him serenading college girls, ending with him performing “Pretty Woman” with a group. That video received 423.7K likes and 1.9 million views.

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