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Miguel Dakota

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Information
Age (at audition) 21
Sex Male
Act Singer and Guitarist
Seasons 9
Position Reached 6th Place

Miguel Dakota was a singer and guitarist act from Season 9 of America's Got Talent. He finished the competition in 6th place.

Background

Miguel Dakota, from Monument, Colorado, received his first guitar at age 11 and has loved music ever since. By age 13, he was singing and writing music, which often became a source of support during any struggle he went through. After dropping out of college and com obs, he has also found his place in music and a love for performing. His passion continues to grow and is furthered by his love for his family, friends and community. 1

Audition

Miguel Dakota's audition in Episode 902 consisted of singing Alex Clare's "Too Close" while playing the guitar. Howard SternHeidi KlumMel B, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending Miguel to Judgment Week.

America's Got Talent 2014 Miquel Dakota Auditions 2

America's Got Talent 2014 Miquel Dakota Auditions 2







Judgment Week

Miguel Dakota was sorted into the "Male Singers" category in Judgment Week. His performance in Episode 908 consisted of singing "Heartless" while playing the guitar. Miguel's performance was strong enough for the judges to send him to the Quarterfinals along with Jaycob Curlee in the same episode.

America's Got Talent S09E09 Semi-Final Male Singing Acts Miguel Dakota

America's Got Talent S09E09 Semi-Final Male Singing Acts Miguel Dakota

America's Got Talent S09E09 Semi-Finalists Moving on to Radio City

America's Got Talent S09E09 Semi-Finalists Moving on to Radio City















Quarterfinals

Miguel Dakota's Week 1 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 909 consisted of singing "Come Together" while playing the guitar with a backing band. Howie Mandel gave him a standing ovation. Miguel received enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 910 instead of JD Anderson and Julia Goodwin.

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Quarterfinal 1

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Quarterfinal 1

America's Got Talent 2014 Quarterfinal 1 Results 3

America's Got Talent 2014 Quarterfinal 1 Results 3














Semifinals

Miguel Dakota's Week 1 Semifinals performance in Episode 917 consisted of singing The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army." Miguel received enough votes to be sent to the Top 12 Finals in Episode 918 instead of Dan Naturman and Paul Ieti.

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Semi-Final 1

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Semi-Final 1

America's Got Talent 2014 Semi-Final 1 Results 3

America's Got Talent 2014 Semi-Final 1 Results 3

America's Got Talent 2014 Semi-Final 1 Results 4

America's Got Talent 2014 Semi-Final 1 Results 4




















Top 12

Miguel Dakota's Top 12 Finals performance in Episode 921 consisted of singing The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" with a backing band. Miguel finished in fifth, sixth, or seventh place in America's Vote. In the Snapple Save, Miguel received fewer online votes than Sons of Serendip. In the Judges' Choice, although Heidi Klum and Mel B voted for him, Howard Stern and Howie Mandel did not, forcing a tiebreaker; whichever act had received more votes from America would progress. Miguel received more votes than Emil and Dariel, sending them to the Final 6 in Episode 922.

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Final 12

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Final 12

America's Got Talent 2014 Final 12 Results 5

America's Got Talent 2014 Final 12 Results 5

America's Got Talent 2014 Final 12 Results 6

America's Got Talent 2014 Final 12 Results 6




















Final 6

Miguel Dakota's Top 6 Finals recap performance in Episode 923 consisted of singing The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" again. His second performance of the night consisted of singing Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" while playing the guitar.

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Grand Final

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota Grand Final

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota 2nd Grand Final Performance

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota 2nd Grand Final Performance














Finale

For the finale in Episode 924, Miguel Dakota sang "American Woman" in a duet with Lenny Kravitz. Miguel was revealed to have finished in sixth place in the competition that same night, behind Mat Franco, Emily West, AcroArmy, Sons of Serendip, and Quintavious Johnson.

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota & Lenny Kravitz Grand Final

America's Got Talent 2014 Miguel Dakota & Lenny Kravitz Grand Final

America's Got Talent 2014 Grand Final Results 1 6th Place

America's Got Talent 2014 Grand Final Results 1 6th Place














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