America’s Got Talent season 17 continues on Tuesday (June 14) with more acts including singers, dancers, comics and more. Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell sit on the judges panel, while Terry Crews returns to host.
Featured this week: A 10 year old who is Simon’s biggest nightmare, a choir made up of NFL vets, a sensational teen singer from Poland and more.
Check out the list of acts auditioning on the third night of auditions, plus a photo gallery at the bottom of the page. And for a look at many of the acts viewers will meet this season, check out our America’s Got Talent preview.
Additional reporting by Blake Busch
Blade to Blade – Knife Act – Michael and Tyrone Laner were semifinalists on Britain’s Got Talent season 11 as Tyrone & Mina (Watch). They also appeared on Greece’s Got Talent. The act auditioned for AGT in past, but did not make the cut. Blade to Blake has also appeared on Spain’s Got Talent and France’s Got Talent. Tyrone’s IG, Michael’s IG.
Harper Akudama – Metal Singer – When asked about the scariest AGT acts in interviews, Simon recalls a little girl who looked sweet until she opened her mouth. He was probably talking about Harper. The 10 year old is a scream0 type heavy metal singer (Watch her cover Spiritbox). Instagram Tik Tok
Hayden Kristal – Comedian/Activist – Brooklyn based queer activist (prefers they/them/theirs pronouns) is deaf and a former zookeeper. Hayden was a semifinalist on Stand Up on NBC and a finalist for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’s comedy writing mentorship. They gave a Ted Talk on intersectional accessibility in activism. (WATCH). More information on Hayden HERE. Website Instagram Tik Tok
Jack Williams – Ventriloquist – Jack is a ventriloquist with over a million followers on Tik Tok. He’s known for tricks like seemingly delaying his voice. NBC dropped his audition last week (WATCH). Los Angeles based, Jack has over 10 years of experience. He has played clubs and theaters throughout the midwest and the Los Angeles Comedy club circuit.
Max Ostler – Dancer – 18 year old Australia native has performed in numerous amateur and youth dance competitions in his home country. As a member of Dream Dance Company, Max got to dance at Australian Dance Fest. He was in the finals of Get the Beat dance competition. Here’s Max dancing at Michael Dameski’s (World of Dance runner-up) dance class (WATCH). Instagram.
NFL Players Choir – Singing Group – The choir features former NFL players. Only 12 members will appear on the AGT stage. Watch the group perform “This Little Light of Mine” at Share the Light American Cancer Society benefit (WATCH). BET performance with Erica Campbell (WATCH). Instagram
Oleksandr Yenivatov – Circus Artist/Contortionist Comedy – Oleksandr is also known as “Sacha the Frog” or “Gentleman Frog.” He has performed in various European circus acts. He’s done a bunch of European television as well. Website Instagram
Sara James – Singer – The 13 year old Poland native represented her country in Eurovision Junior. Additionally, she won The Voice Kids Poland. “Sara comes from a musical family in Ošnie Lubuskie on the Poland/Germany border, where she learned to play piano at the age of 6,” according to her Eurovision bio. Eurovision performance (WATCH). Eurovision video package (WATCH). Instagram (238K Followers) Tik Tok (454K Followers)
The Brown Brothers – Sibling Singing Duo – Gabe (Black Gryphun) and Nate (Baasik) Brown are electronic deep house music artists. According to their Spotify bios, Gabe is a US Navy vet who spent 3 years touring the Eastern Hemisphere and has performed in 12 languages and has earned three gold achievement medals as acclaimed singer for 7th Fleet Band Orient Express. He also has voiceover acting experience. Nate mainly produces and writes his brothers work. Gabe has 4.57 million subscribers on Youtube. Joint Instagram Gabe Instagram Nate Instagram.
Urban Crew Flyers – Dance Group – Dance group from the Philippines. Competed on Asia’s Got Talent season 2 where they placed in the bottom three of the Top 9 (WATCH). They also appeared on season 5 of Pilipinas Got Talent. Instagram Tik Tok
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