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America’s Got Talent: Season 6, Episode 11 :: Las Vegas Week

This week on America’s Got Talent Season 6, over 100 talented acts arrived in Las Vegas to compete for a spot in the Top 48. Episode 11 aired on July 5, 2011.

Las Vegas Week

Hollywood is just around the corner, but only 48 acts can make it through to the next round. When over 100 contestants gathered in the auditorium in Las Vegas, the judges announced that ten acts would be returning home immediately. But their fear was short-lived. Those ten acts were guaranteed a spot in Hollywood. Here are the acts:

  • Captain Stab Tuggo
  • The Rhinestone Ropers
  • The Fearless Flores Family
  • Team iLuminate
  • Lys Anges
  • Melissa Villasenor
  • Miami All-Stars
  • Professor Splash
  • The Silhouettes
  • Squawk Opera

Day 1: The Judges Favorites

The judges divided the remaining contestants into two groups. Those performing on Day 1 were the judges favorites. Those performing on Day 2 were considered standby. They will fight for the remaining spots after the Day 1 contestants have performed.

The acts were divided into categories, such as danger acts, singers, dance groups, magicians, etc., so that the judges could decide who was the best in each category. A few early favorites bombed during their second auditions, including all of the animal acts, the female vocal group 4Play, and opera singer Cindy Chang.

Dani Shay, who shocked the audience during her first audition because of her uncanny resemblance to Justin Bieber, attempted to perform an original song. But her nerves took over and she stopped halfway through. Because of her obvious talent, the judges gave her a second chance. They asked her to learn a more familiar cover song so that they could critique her properly. In the end, she beat out the other two female singers for a place in the Top 48.

Through to Hollywood

Here are the contestants who made it through to Hollywood:

  • Gichi Guy (comedian)
  • J. Chris Newberg (comedian)
  • Scott Alexander (magician)
  • Frank Miles (danger)
  • Yellow Design Stunt Team (danger on bikes)
  • Charles Peachock (juggling on fire)
  • POPLYFE (teen band)
  • Fiddleheads (band)
  • Those Funny Little People (gnomes)
  • Kinetic King (chain reaction expert)
  • Mona Lisa (singing sisters)
  • Fatally Unique (dance crew)
  • Desmond (singer)
  • Snap Boogie (b-boy dancer)
  • Steven Retchless (pole dancer)
  • Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. (singer)
  • Dani Shay (singer)
  • And all three acrobatic groups.

Snap Boogie on America's Got Talent Vegas Week

Day 2: The Standby Group

On July 6, 2011, the standby group, which consisted mostly of kids, performed for the remaining spots in the Top 48. Here are the acts that made it through:

  • Anna Graceman (singer)
  • Attack Dance Crew
  • Avery and the Calico Hearts (kid singers)
  • Daniel Joseph Baker (singer)
  • Dylan Andre (singer)
  • Ian Johnson (yo-yo expert)
  • Landon Swank (magician)
  • Mauricio Herrera (singer)
  • Purrfect Angelz (dance group)
  • Sam B (dancer)
  • Sandou Trio Russian Bar (acrobatics)
  • Seth Grabel (magician)
  • SH'Boss Boys (kid rap group)
  • Smage Bros. Riding Shows (bike stunts)
  • Taylor Davis (singer)
  • Thomas John (comedic juggler)
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PeAcE gUrl

PeAcE gUrl wrote:

She's Just Doing What She Thinks Is Right!
commented: Sun Jul 10, 2011

PeAcE gUrl

PeAcE gUrl wrote:

The Judges Were Kinda Harsh On Dani Shay... =/
commented: Sun Jul 10, 2011

Jayfeather1999
the person on the cover scares me
commented: Sun Jul 10, 2011

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