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D'Angelo and Amanda
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Age (at audition) 12, 13
Sex Mixed
Act Ballroom Dancers
Seasons 8
Position Reached Finalist

D'Angelo and Amanda are a ballroom dancing duo act from Season 8 of America's Got Talent. They were eliminated in the Finals.

BackgroundEdit

D'Angelo was a member of The Untouchables, a group who finished in 6th Place in Season 7. D'Angelo is also the older brother of Ruby of Ruby and Jonas, also Season 8 competitors. D'Angelo and Amanda, as well as Ruby and Jonas, are coached by Manny and Lory, both coaches and dancers of the Miami All Stars of Season 6. They dance at their parents' dance studio in Miami Florida. 

D'Angelo and Amanda dated three years prior to their audition, but they had broken up four times and were not in a relationship at the time of their audition. D'Angelo and Amanda came in 1st place on the dancing show "Live to Dance" in 2011. Amanda placed 4th on Season 1 of the show Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition.

AuditionEdit

D'Angelo and Amanda's audition in Episode 802 consisted of ballroom dancing to "Straight Up." Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending the duo to the Vegas Round.







Vegas RoundEdit

D'Angelo and Amanda were sorted into the "Kids Variety" category in the Vegas Round. The duo's performance in Episode 808 consisted of ballroom dancing to Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger." Their performance was strong enough for the judges to send them to the Quarterfinals in Episode 809.













QuarterfinalsEdit

D'Angelo and Amanda's Week 5 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 818 consisted of dancing the Paso Doble to E.S. Posthumus's "Unstoppable." D'Angelo and Amanda received enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 819 instead of Ruby and Jonas.













SemifinalsEdit

D'Angelo and Amanda's Week 2 Semifinals performance in Episode 822 consisted of dancing to "Smooth Criminal," at the end of their performance on a puddle of water. D'Angelo and Amanda finished in either sixth or seventh place in America's Vote in Episode 823. In the Judges' Choice, although Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel did not vote for her, Howard Stern and Mel B did, forcing a tiebreaker; whichever act received more votes from America would progress. D'Angelo and Amanda received more votes than Anna Christine sending them to the Finals.













Top 12Edit

D'Angelo and Amanda's Top 12 Finals performance in Episode 824 consisted of salsa dancing to Sergio Mendes' "Magalenha." The pair did not receive enough votes to be sent to the Final 6, eliminating it from the competition instead of Jimmy Rose.













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