Little Mix, AcroArmy Set for America’s Got Talent


X Factor UK 2011 winners, Little Mix will perform on next week’s America’s Got Talent result show, along with AcroArmy. Check out a list of next week’s acts vying for a spot in the finals! Plus, America’s Got Talent returns next summer, but first ya’ll need to audition. Details at the bottom of the page.

International breakthrough group Little Mix will perform their newest single, “Black Magic,” accompanied by season 9 finalists and USA acrobatic gymnasts AcroArmy during the live results show of America’s Got Talent on Wednesday, Sept. 9 (8-9 p.m. ET) from Radio City Music Hall.

Little Mix — singers Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirwall — have quickly established themselves as one of the brightest pop acts in Britain. Their fan base is rapidly growing and spans the globe, from the U.K. and Australia to Japan and the United States. In 2011, the ladies were the first singing group to win “The X Factor” in its eighth season and have since sold out the O2 Arena in London and toured the world.

Most recently, they performed at the Teen Choice Awards and on NBC’s “Today” for the Toyota Summer Concert series. Their new album, Get Weird, will be released globally on Nov. 6 and includes collaborations with hit artists such as Jess Glynne and Jessie J.

AcroArmy was assembled by artistic director and mentor Arthur Davis in 2014. Davis is a two-time world champion acrobatic gymnast and was a finalist on the first season of America’s Got Talent with his act, Realis. He has performed in more than 40 countries and has worked for Cirque du Soleil. Competing in groups of two or three across the country, the members of AcroArmy have reached the highest levels of achievement in their sport. The group is comprised of 19 gymnasts ranging in age from 12-30 and every member has garnered national and international titles.

Last night, America chose Derek Hughes, Oz Pearlman, Drew Lynch, Benton Blount, and The Craig Lewis Band to move on to the finals. “America’s Got Talent” wraps up the last round of semifinals live Sept. 8 (8-10 p.m. ET) with 11 acts performing for America’s vote and the chance to advance one step closer to the $1 million prize.

The semifinalists performing on Tuesday, Sept. 8 are:

Open call auditions for season 11 of “America’s Got Talent” will kick off in Detroit on Nov. 7 and make stops in 12 U.S. cities. “AGT” will host auditions for the next winner in New York, Phoenix; Salt Lake City, Las Vegas,  San Jose, San Diego, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Atlanta,  Orlando and Dallas. Online auditions are also available through March 2016 for anyone unable to make it to one of the 12 cities. Please visit for more information.

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