Season 11 Semifinals
Location Dolby Theatre
Acts Participating 22
Acts Moving On 10
Acts Eliminated 12
Televised from August 30, 2016 - September 7, 2016
Previous Round Season 11 Quarterfinals
Next Round Season 11 Finals

The Semifinals of Season 11 of America's Got Talent aired from August 30, 2016 to September 7, 2016. A total of 22 acts performed. 10 acts proceeded to the Finals, and 12 acts were eliminated.

  • Italics indicate that the act was either chosen to move on or eliminated in the Judges' Choice, which means they finished in either 5th or 6th in America's Vote.


11 acts performed each week over two weeks. Each week, 5 acts moved onto the Finals.

Week 1

Main articles: Episode 1117 and Episode 1118

Moved On:


Week 2

Main articles: Episode 1119 and Episode 1120

Moved On:



  • During the first semifinal results show, Nick Cannon said there was only 1% difference between the Dunkin' Save acts in America's vote. Less than 200 Dunkin' Save votes separated Tape Face and Laura Bretan.
  • During the second semifinal results show, Nick Cannon said the second semifinals had the biggest vote in the history of the show.

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