'America's Got Talent': The semifinals begin

rudi-macaggi-americas-got-talent.jpgThe live voting shows for "America's Got Talent" are finally here! Starting Tuesday, July 13 the semifinalists start performing live from Hollywood -- who are your faves so far?

We aren't sure how we feel about the children's acts. On the one hand, they're really cute. But on the other hand, they should probably have their own division where the prize is not a Vegas contract. But we feel that way every year and that's the way it continues to be, so what do we know?

So which semifinalists are your favorites? In case you need a refresher, here is the full list of all 48 semifinalists:

Airpocalypse - Air Guitar group

Ali & Christina - Singing Duo

Alice Tan Ridley - Singer

Anna & Patryk - Child ballroom dancers

Antonio Restivo - Fire artist and illusionist

ArcAttack - Technological performance group

AscenDance - Wall dancers

Belly Dancing Duo - Belly dancers

Bhangra Empire - Indian culture dancers

Cheer SF - Cheerleading squad

Chipps Cooney - Comedic illusionist

CJ Dippa - Child rapper and dancer

Da Maniacs - Dance troupe

Debra Romer - Singer and guitarist

Doogie Horner - Comedian

Fighting Gravity - Glow-in-the-dark dancers

Future Funk - Child dancing duo

Hannibal Means - Singer

Haspop - Dancer

Harmonica Pierre Herbineaux - Harmonica player

Iron Horse - Band

Jeremy Vanschoonhoven - Bicycle Act

John Beatty - Strong man

Kung Fu Heroes - Martial Arts group

Lil Chris - Child singer and dancer

Lindsey Stirling - Hip-hop violinist

Luigi Seno - Singer

Maricar - Body paint artist

Mary Ellen - Yodeler and Singer

Michael Grimm - Singer and guitarist

Mona Sampath Dance Company - Indian Dance Group

Murray Sawchuck - Illusionist

Nathaniel Kenyon - Singer and guitarist

Nu Covenant - Gospel group

Paul Safy Jr. - Singer

Polina Volchek - Hula hoop performer

Prince Poppycock - Opera singer

RNG - Dance crew

Ronith - Impersonator, self-proclaimed actor

Rudi Macaggi - Balancing acrobat

Sally Cohn - Hand whistler

South Philly Vikings - Dance group

Strikers All Stars - Dance crew

Studio One Young Beast Society - Dance Crew

Taylor Mathews - Singer and guitarist

The Strange Familiar - Band

Twisted Trystan & Krystan - Sideshow performers

Wreckless Dance Crew - Dance group

"America's Got Talent" airs Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on NBC. It runs two hours on Tuesdays with a one-hour results show the following night.




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