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Top 10 Most Viral ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 18 Auditions

Putri Ariani on 'America's Got Talent'Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

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America’s Got Talent has always been a show that attracts attention, but Season 18 has been something else entirely. It’s been a season of viral auditions, jaw-dropping performances, and judges left speechless. We’ve seen the recent acts that have taken the internet by storm, with videos racking up millions of views, these are the ten most viral auditions on AGT Season 18 so far.


10. John Wines

The electrifying audition of John Wines, known as the Old Grey Guitarist, has stormed onto the viral scene with 3.3 million views on YouTube. A guitar teacher with a massive TikTok following, John astonished judges and audiences on AGT Season 18. He flawlessly fused Mick Mars’ motorbike sounds with Queen’s iconic “We Will Rock You” melodies.

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9. Lavender Darcangelo

Lavender Darcangelo amazed the stage with her rendition of “Out Here on My Own.” The bewitching performance not only earned her a standing ovation but also the coveted Golden Buzzer from Heidi Klum during the auditions of Season 18.

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8. Avantgardey

The “Genius” dance group, Avantgardey from Japan, has showcased a unique performance on AGT Season 18. Hailing from Osaka, this all-girl dance troupe showcased an original routine filled with Japanese soul. With their audition video amassing 4.3 million views on YouTube, Avantgardey’s innovative and enchanting performance has clearly struck a chord with viewers worldwide.


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7. Summer Rios

Summer Rios, the Ohio-based Pizza Hut manager, traded in her pizza cutter for a microphone, leaving a taste of pure talent on the AGT stage. Singing Zach Bryan’s “Something in the Orange,” Summer dazzled the judges with her “beautiful, beautiful tone” that Klum playfully likened to having “swallowed Rihanna.” With her performance clocking 4.4 million views and counting on YouTube, this pizza-cutting teenager is serving up something more spectacular than just pizza slices.

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6. Alfie Andrew

The astounding 12-year-old sensation, Alfie Andrew, crossed the Atlantic from the United Kingdom to grace the AGT stage. Hitting all the high notes with his impeccable cover of Lady Gaga’s “Hold My Hand,” Alfie wowed the judges, with Sofia Vergara even declaring she’d buy his album on the spot. His audition amassed 4.6 million views on YouTube at the time of writing.

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5. Eseniia Mikheeva

Landing at the impressive fifth spot is the sensational seven-year-old dancer, Eseniia Mikheeva, who took the AGT stage by storm with her jaw-dropping dance performance. With her adorable charm and remarkable dance moves, Eseniia left the judges and the audience in awe during the auditions of Season 18. Garnering a remarkable 5.8 million views and counting on YouTube, her audition video has become a viral sensation.


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4. Mzansi Youth Choir

Claiming the impressive fourth spot is the heart-stirring Mzansi Youth Choir, a collective of extraordinary voices hailing from Soweto, Johannesburg. Their poignant performance on AGT Season 18, dedicated to the late Jane “Nightbirde” Marczewski, stirred emotions worldwide. With a history-making Golden Buzzer win, their audition currently boasts a remarkable 5.8 million views.

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3. Cakra Khan

The Indonesian sensation, Cakra Khan’s audition on AGT has left a resounding impact. Decked in a seemingly ordinary beige jacket, Khan’s appearance belies the powerhouse of soul within him. With an astounding nine million views and counting on YouTube, Cakra’s voice, as Klum eloquently put it, is “very, very special.”

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2. Roland Abante

Roland Abante, the singing fisherman from the Philippines, made waves on AGT with his emotional performance of Percy Sledge’s “When a Man Loves a Woman.” Abante’s dual roles as a fisherman and a motorbike driver caught the judges’ attention, and his heartfelt dream of being on the show moved both the audience and the panel to tears. With an impressive 9.9 million YouTube views, Abante’s journey from the waters to the stage continues to resonate worldwide.

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1. Putri Ariani 

Putri Ariani, the sensational Indonesian singer, became a global sensation with her breathtaking performance on AGT. Born blind, she defied limitations, singing and playing the piano first to sing her original song “Loneliness,” and then another song, “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word” by Elton John, at Simon Cowell’s request. With a staggering 49 million views and counting, her Golden Buzzer audition stands head and shoulders above the rest, showcasing her remarkable talent and resilience that have made her an inspiration worldwide.

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Ann Dooley
Ann Dooley
9 months ago

What happened to Gabriel Henrique????? One the Best voices ever. Can’t believe you left him out.

Anonymous
Anonymous
9 months ago

Where’s the brazillian crooner who sang whitney’s runaway amazingly?

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