'America's Got Talent' quarterfinals 2
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"America's Got Talent" Season 11 has come to an exciting stage -- quarterfinals -- after weeks of stiff competition. The show has now gone live with the selected acts performing in front of the audience to showcase their talent.


A total of 36 acts, consisting of nine Golden Buzzer acts, 24 acts selected during the Judge Cuts round, and three wild card acts will perform in the quarterfinals. They are clubbed into three groups, comprising 12 acts each. Seven acts are selected and five sent home each week based on their performance. So, 21 of them will enter the semifinals after the quarterfinals.

In the first quarterfinals held on July 26-27, Jayna Brown (singer), Musicality (school choir), Lori Mae Hernandez (Standup Comedian), Deadly Games (Knife Throwing Duo), Jon Dorenbos (Close-up Magician), Tape Face (Comedic Mime), and Laura Bretan (Opera Singer) were selected for the next round, while Hara, Outlawz, Daniel Joyner, Dorothy Williams, and Sila Svetawere eliminated.

The second quarterfinals held on Aug. 2-3 saw Viktor Kee (Juggler), Kadie Lynn Roberson (Country Singer), Calysta Bevier (singer), Sofie Dossi (Aerialist Contortionist), The Clairvoyants (Mentalists), Sal Valentinetti (Jazz Singer), and Steven Brundage (Rubik's Cube Magician) advance to the semifinals. However, Sos and Victoria, FLIP, Ryan Stock and AmberLynn, Moya Angela, and ThroWings were sent home after the live performance.

"America's Got Talent" quarterfinals 3 was supposed to take place on Aug. 9 but was put on halt for two weeks owing to the ongoing Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. So, the remaining 12 acts will take the stage on Aug. 23 with the hope of making it to the semifinals.

Here is complete list of acts that will perform live in the quarterfinals 3: Alla & Daniel Novikov (Ballroom Dance Duo), Blake Vogt (Close-up Magician), Brian Justin Crum (Singer), Edgar (Family Band), Grace VanderWaal (Singer-songwriter/Ukelelist), Julia Scotti (Stand-up Comedian), Kadan Bart Rockett (Magician), Linkin' Bridge (Vocal Group), Malevo (Malambo Group), The Passing Zone (Comedy Juggler Duo), Ronee Martin (Singer), and Vello Vaher (Acrobat). Only seven acts will advance to the next round.

"America's Got Talent" Season 11 quarterfinals 3 will return to NBC on Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. ET.