Check Out These Unseen Behind-The-Scenes Photos From ‘AGT’ Season 14

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AGT Season 14 may be over, but there are still plenty of moments from the competition that you may not have seen. There’s more to the show than just what you see on screen, as the extensive AGT photo galleries show.

Check out some of our favorite behind-the-scenes shots of this season’s finalists and judges below. They capture funny poses, diligent rehearsals, and lighthearted moments backstage.

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Simon Cowell & Paula Abdul On AGT

Paula Abdul made a surprise cameo during Light Balance Kids’ finale performance. She reunited with her fellow American Idol judge Simon Cowell. Here they are posing together on stage after Paula’s performance.

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Julianne Hough & Howie Mandel On AGT

Judges Julianne Hough and Howie Mandel had some fun backstage before the Season 14 finale. It looks like Julianne’s giving Howie a little touch-up. Gotta look good for the cameras.

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Gabrielle Union On AGT

Judge Gabrielle Union wore some pretty amazing outfits throughout Season 14. In the above photo, she poses backstage at the AGT finals in a fabulous black and white sequined jumpsuit.

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Terry Crews On AGT

AGT host Terry Crews showed off his stylish red plaid suit jacket by strutting the halls backstage during the finals. Check out our favorite Terry suits from this season here.

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Kodi Lee On AGT

Here’s AGT Season 14 champion Kodi Lee sitting at his piano during rehearsals for the semifinals. All his hard work finally paid off when he won the million-dollar prize in the finale.

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Benicio Bryant On AGT

Benicio, who recently turned 15, let his hair down to perform on the AGT finale. Here he is smiling for the camera as he gets it styled. You can also see members of Indian dance group V. Unbeatable nearby.

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Ndlovu Youth Choir On AGT

Members of the Ndlovu Youth Choir, from South Africa, pose behind the scenes with their director Ralf Schmitt during the semifinals. The infectious joy and energy they brought to the AGT stage doesn’t seem to have gone away backstage.

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Emanne Beasha On AGT

It takes a lot of preparation to pull off an amazing AGT performance. Here, opera singer Emanne Beasha (now 11) appears to be rehearsing for her semifinals performance on the big stage.

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Voices of Service On AGT

This inspiring group of former service members performed with singer Billy Ray Cyrus for the AGT finale. Here they are posing together backstage.

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V. Unbeatable On AGT

Performing on AGT is hard work, but that doesn’t mean the contestants don’t have downtime. Here, members of V. Unbeatable have fun with Play-Doh backstage during the semifinals results.

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Light Balance Kids On AGT

Members of the Ukrainian dance group Light Balance Kids pose backstage during the semifinals. It’s always interesting to see their light-up costumes out of the dark.

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Detroit Youth Choir On AGT

Runners-up Detroit Youth Choir wore sweatshirts reading DETROIT across the chest for the Season 14 finale. Here, a member of the group gets her collar adjusted as the singers prepare for their performance.

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Tyler Butler-Figueroa & Brian King Joseph On AGT

Young violinist Tyler Butler-Figueroa got to perform with former AGT finalist Brian King Joseph in the live Season 14 finale. Here they are posing with their violins backstage at the show.

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Ryan Niemiller On AGT

This funny comedian and AGT finalist seemed pretty excited to be competing in the semifinals. He ended up finishing the Season 14 competition in third place.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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