Episode 1117
Location Dolby Theatre
Acts Participating 11
Acts Moving On 11
Acts Eliminated 0
Televised on August 30, 2016
Previous Episode Episode 1116
Next Episode Episode 1118

The seventeenth episode of Season 11, and the two hundred and fifty-ninth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on August 30, 2016. It was the first of two Semifinals performance episodes and took place in the Dolby Theatre. 11 acts performed for 5 spots in the Finals.


Symbol Meaning
Ovation Standing Ovation
Name Image Act Howie Mel B Heidi Simon
1. Sal Valentinetti Salvalentinetti Jazz Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation
2. Blake Vogt Blakevogt Magician
3. Edgar Edgar Family Band Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
4. Lori Mae Hernandez Lorimaehernandez Stand-up Comedienne
5. Musicality Musicality Vocal Group
6. Deadly Games Deadlygames Knife Thrower Duo Ovation Ovation
7. Tape Face Tapeface Mime
8. Jon Dorenbos Jondorenbos Magician Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
9. Grace VanderWaal Gracevanderwaal Singer/Ukulelist Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
10. Malevo Malevo Malambo Group Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation
11. Laura Bretan Laurabretan Opera Singer Ovation Ovation Ovation Ovation


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