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Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, Bishop Briggs, and more have been announced to perform at the season 16 finale of America's Got Talent.
NBC's hit summer series begins its two-night finale on Tuesday, September
14 with performances from the show's Top 10 finalists, including aerialist Aidan Bryant, singers Brooke Simpson, Jimmie Herrod and Victory Brinker, magician Dustin
Tavella, comedians Gina Brillon and Josh Blue, quick change artist Lea Kyle, Northwell Health Nurse Choir, and World Taekwondo Demonstration Team.
The two-night season finale concludes on Wednesday, September
15 with star-studded performances alongside the Top 10 finalists, including Tony Award-winning actress, singer, and songwriter Idina Menzel, three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling artist Pentatonix, chart-topping powerhouse singer and songwriter Bishop Briggs, actor and comedian George
Lopez, actor Rico Rodriguez, AGT season nine winner and Las Vegas
headliner Mat Franco, Olympic Silver
Medal gymnasts Jordan Chiles and MyKayla Skinner.
The winner will receive a $1 million grand prize and will join "America's Got Talent Las Vegas
LIVE" at Luxor Hotel and Casino opening this Fall.
This summer America's Got Talent has reached more than 60 million viewers across linear and digital platforms. The series is the most-watched summer program for the eighth consecutive year and is the most-watched summer broadcast unscripted program for the 16th consecutive year.
America's Got Talent was created by Simon
Cowell and is co-produced by Fremantle and Syco Entertainment. Simon
Cowell, Sam Donnelly, Jason Raff and Richard Wallace are the executive producers.
rose to fame for her role as 'Maureen' in the popular Broadway musical RENT, and her career took off when she won a Tony Award for her role as 'Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West,' in the smash musical, Wicked. Her voice can be heard as 'Elsa' in Disney's Oscar® winning Frozen, the second highest grossing animated films of all time. The film's song "Let It Go," voiced by Menzel, became an instant international phenomenon. The track reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, making Menzel the first artist with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting.