7 ‘Got Talent’ Acts That Earned The Golden Buzzer 2 Times
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Earning the Golden Buzzer even once on a Got Talent show is an incredible feat, reserved only for the most jaw-dropping, spectacular acts. However, a select few acts have managed to capture lightning in a bottle not just once, but twice, earning multiple Golden Buzzers across the global Got Talent franchise.
7 Got Talent Acts That Earned The Golden Buzzer 2 Times
Angelica Hale – AGT 2017, AGT: The Champions 2019
Angelica Hale first wowed the judges as a singer on America’s Got Talent in 2017 at just 10 years old. After a moving audition covering Andra Day’s “Rise Up,” she earned herself a coveted Golden Buzzer from guest judge Chris Hardwick. She made it all the way to second place in the competition.
Hale later returned for AGT: The Champions in 2019, delivering another showstopping performance of Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song.” The rendition earned her a second Golden Buzzer, this time from judge Howie Mandel.
V.Unbeatable – AGT 2019, AGT: The Champions 2020
This dance crew from Mumbai first competed on AGT in 2019, earning guest judge Dwyane Wade’s Golden Buzzer after a dangerous yet perfectly synchronized stunt-filled set. They ultimately placed fourth overall.
In 2020, V.Unbeatable returned for The Champions, performing another jaw-dropping routine featuring acrobatics centered around a rotating metal frame suspended in midair. Mandel was so impressed that he pressed the Golden Buzzer. They ended up winning the whole competition.
Boogie Storm – BGT 2016, AGT: The Champions 2020
The British dance group Boogie Storm, featuring dancers in Stormtrooper masks, has the distinction of earning Simon Cowell’s rare Golden Buzzer not once, but twice. They first surprised him on Britain’s Got Talent in 2016 with an upbeat, goofy set that had him cracking up. Though they placed third overall, Cowell invited them back on AGT: The Champions in 2020, clearly hoping to relive the novelty.
Light Balance Kids – AGT 2019, AGT All-Stars 2023
This youthful Ukrainian dance crew, training under previous AGT standouts Light Balance, took their high-tech light-up performances to new heights in 2019. Their sharp robotic choreography and Iron Man-themed number earned guest judge Ellie Kemper’s Golden Buzzer.
They ultimately placed in the Bottom Five, but returned with a vengeance in 2023 for AGT‘s inaugural All Star spin-off. Their video game-inspired set, with help from their Light Balance mentors, blew Mandel away enough for him to Golden Buzz them a second time.
Kseniya Simonova – AGT: The Champions 2019, BGT: The Champions 2020
Sand artist Kseniya Simonova has the honor of earning two Golden Buzzers on two different Champions seasons. Her first came on AGT: The Champions in 2019, after a beautiful, emotional sand story depicting an artist forgetting their roots. Host Terry Crews was so moved he had to Golden Buzzer her.
Later in 2020, Simonova delivered another evocative sand tale on the British Champions edition. This earned her judge Amanda Holden’s Golden Buzzer and a spot in the Finals.
Alfredo Silva – AGT: The Champions 2019, AGT Extreme 2022
Knife-throwing duo Deadly Games, consisting of Alfredo and Anna Silva, first competed on AGT in 2016, followed by an impressed Heidi Klum Golden Buzzing them on The Champions in 2019.
Though they didn’t make it past the Finals, Alfredo later returned on the dangerous AGT: Extreme in 2022, this time with his troupe Alfredo Silva’s Cage Riders featuring death-defying motorcycle stunts inside a metal sphere. Their nerve-wracking performance earned Crews’ Golden Buzzer and the ultimate $500K prize.
Detroit Youth Choir – AGT 2019, AGT All-Stars 2023
This children’s choir from Detroit captured hearts on AGT in 2019 with their powerful vocals and infectious energy, ultimately earning Crews’ Golden Buzzer twice. In 2023 they reassembled, now three years older, for the All Star spin-off, hoping to claim victory.