'America's Got Talent: All Stars' 2023: Here are all the talented past winners to feature on Week 5
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA: ‘America’s Got Talent: All-Stars’ 2023 premiered on January 24, 2023 at 12.54 PM ET. The show features fan-favorites returning to compete for a brand-new title. On the Judges panel, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel are returning, and Terry Crews is back as host.
Each week, 10 acts will perform for the Judges for the chance to earn one of five Golden Buzzers and move on to the finals. The 'AGT' Superfans will also vote on an additional act to move onto the finals. Following the final performances, the Superfans will vote again on the 11 finalists to choose the winner, which will be revealed in the two-hour star-studded finale by NBC. Here, we look at the profiles of the Week 5 performers for 'AGT: All Stars 2023.'
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Peter Rosalita is a young, talented singer from the Philippines who gained fame by appearing on Season 16 of 'America's Got Talent.' Despite being eliminated in the semi-finals, his impressive performance caught the attention of many, and he returned for 'America's Got Talent: All-Stars.'
Peter's love for music began at a very young age, even before he could speak. He is a Filipino citizen who was born and raised in Abu Dhabi. He has already won multiple talent shows both in Abu Dhabi and around the world, and his passion for music has led him to the 'AGT' stage.
Axel Blake is a talented comedian from West London who won Series 15 of ‘Britain's Got Talent’. At the time of his audition, he was 33 and worked in property maintenance. He applied for the show with the goal of teaching his 12-year-old son that with hard work and determination anything could be achieved.
Blake returns to the 'AGT' stage in order to continue his successful association with the show.
Mandy Harvey auditioned for Season 12 of 'America's Got Talent', impressing the judges with her original song 'Try' and her unique style of singing, which she performs using visual tuners and the vibrations of the stage to stay in pitch. Despite being deaf, she received a standing ovation from the audience and the judges, with Cowell praising her for her "unbelievable" performance.
Mandy has released three albums of her own and is an ambassador for No Barriers USA and the Invisible Disabilities Association. She uses her platformances to raise awareness and inspire others to break through their personal barriers.
Yumbo Dump are a Japanese comedy duo who previously appeared on ‘AGT’ Season 2, during which they were eliminated in the semi-finals. The group consists of Go Kashu (also known as "Yumbo") and Daisuke Fujiwara (also known as "Dump"). They later went on to participate in Season 13 of 'America's Got Talent', becoming the third act from their season of 'Asia's Got Talent' to do so, following Canion Shijirbat and The Sacred Riana. Additionally, they are the fourth act to represent both seasons of 'Asia's Got Talent', with Junior New System being the first finalist from the first season.
Vera last appeared on season 17 of ‘AGT’ and his audition consisted of a magic performance in which he revealed the names of four randomly selected audience members written on cards in sealed envelopes. He also performed a card trick in which he revealed the chosen card of a volunteer from the audience. The judges were impressed and all four voted "Yes", sending Mervant to the next round.
Tom Ball is a 23-year-old teacher from West Sussex who has made it to the finals of ‘Britain's Got Talent.’ Growing up listening to singers including Michael Ball and Elton John, he fell in love with singing and began performing in charity shows. However, he never pursued a career in music until he auditioned for 'Britain's Got Talent'. He graduated from university and became a secondary school teacher before deciding to audition for the show.
The World Taekwondo Demonstration Team (WT Demonstration Team)
The WT Demonstration Team is a martial arts group that was established in 2009 and first appeared on ‘AGT 13’. Their primary focus is promoting Taekwondo across the world by displaying Taekwondo techniques to the public, primarily at official ceremonies of sporting events such as Olympic Games, Youth Olympic Games, Universidad and WT Promoted or Recognized Championships. The team's mission is not only to promote Taekwondo but also to contribute to world peace through the beloved sport.
Jasper Cherry is a young magician who made it to the final round during Season 14 of Britain's Got Talent. At the time of his audition, he was only 14. He hails from Lancashire, England. Cherry started off his audition by performing a simple magic trick in front of the judges during his audition and lost out in the finals. He will be hoping for a change on ‘AGT: All Stars.’
Ana-Maria Margean is an 11-year-old ventriloquist who gained fame and acclaim when she appeared on the Romanian version of the Got Talent franchise, 'Romanii Au Talent'. During her time on the show, she stood out for her impressive ventriloquy skills and her ability to impress audiences with her performances.
During her audition on 'Romanii Au Talent', Ana-Maria received the Golden Buzzer from judge Andra, a rare and highly coveted honor on the show. Speaking about her Golden Buzzer moment, she said that it was "the most beautiful day in my life" and that she was grateful to the judge for recognizing her talents.
Archie Williams is a singer who spent over 37 years in prison after being falsely accused of multiple crimes. It was only in 2019 that he was exonerated by fingerprint evidence. Archie first appeared on 'America's Got Talent' in Season 15's premiere episode. His skill, personality and backstory made his first impression unforgettable. During the auditions, he narrated his story about being wrongfully convicted. In his introductory clip, he said, "I knew I was innocent, I didn't commit a crime. But being a poor Black kid, I didn't have the economic ability to fight the state of Louisiana."
'America's Got Talent: All-Stars' Episode 5 is scheduled to release on Monday, January 30, at 8 pm ET on NBC.