‘AGT’ Finale: And The Season 15 Winner Is…

Jill O'Rourke | Talent Recap

During Wednesday’s 2020 AGT finale, a winner was crowned for Season 15. The Top 10 contestants gave amazing performances on Tuesday, but only one could earn the million-dollar prize.


The finale also featured several performances from past contestants and a few famous faces. Check out the night’s biggest moments below, and find out who America voted as the 2020 AGT winner!

Watch The ‘AGT’ Finale Performances

Usher Opens The Show

Usher opened the finale with a performance at Universal Studios, singing a medley of his songs with cameos from the judges. He ended up driving away in a DeLorean and finishing the performance on the AGT stage.

Cristina Rae & OneRepublic

Contestant Cristina Rae teamed up with Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic to perform “Lose Somebody” live on the AGT stage. “What a treat that was!” Heidi said after the performance.

Top 10 Finalists Perform ‘Lean On Me’

As a tribute to the late Bill Withers, this season’s finalists came together for a music video in which they perform “Lean on Me.” Even the non-singers joined in, with Brandon Leake offering a spoke-word interlude.

Bishop Briggs, Bello Sisters, Alan & Alfredo Silva

Bishop Briggs sang “Higher” and “River” while the Bello Sisters performed a balance routine, Alan Silva swung in an aerial routine, and his brother Alfredo (from Deadly Games) threw knives and shot a crossbow.


Archie Williams & Marvin Winans

Archie Williams listened to Pastor Marvin Winans’ music in prison. Tonight, he had the chance to perform with him. Marvin played the piano while he and Archie sang “Everything You Touch Is a Song.” Afterward, Archie received a message of support from Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

Daneliya Tuleshova & Ava Max

The 14-year-old contestant teamed up with Ava Max to perform “Kings & Queens.” Ava ended the performance by saying Daneliya has a “killer voice.”

Detroit Youth Choir

Last year’s runners-up returned to the show for a performance of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons. Terry Crews, who hit the Golden Buzzer for them, shared his excitement over the performance.

Broken Roots & Blake Shelton

This season’s country duo teamed up with the longtime Voice coach to perform “God’s Country” on a rooftop.

V. Unbeatable & Bad Salsa

This year’s AGT: Champions winners, the amazing dance group V. Unbeatable, teamed up with this season’s finalists Bad Salsa to deliver an incredible acrobatic performance on the AGT stage.

Roberta Battaglia, Kenadi Dodds, Julia Michaels, & JP Saxe

These two contestants from this season teamed up with singers Julia Michaels and JP Saxe (who also happen to be dating) to perform “If the World Was Ending.”

Who Is The Season 15 ‘AGT’ Winner?

Terry Crews started by revealing the Top 5 acts.

Alan Silva
Cristina Rae
Broken Roots
Roberta Battaglia
Brandon Leake

The act finishing in fifth place was Alan Silva. In fourth place was Roberta Battaglia. Third place was Cristina Rae. That left Broken Roots and Brandon Leake as top two contestants.

At the end of Wednesday’s AGT finale, the winner of Season 15 was revealed to be…

Brandon Leake

Do you agree with America’s choice? Let us know who you were rooting for in the comments below!

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Jill O'Rourke
Jill O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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