‘AGT’ Season 17: Who is Bayley Graham? Tap dancer is winner of NZ’s talent show ‘60 Seconds’

‘AGT’ Season 17: Who is Bayley Graham? Tap dancer is winner of NZ’s talent show ‘60 Seconds’
Bayley Graham in a still from ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 17 (Chris Haston/NBC)

Bayley Graham is a big name today in the world of tap dancing. He is all set to create magic on stage with his infectious and foot-tapping rhythm in the upcoming episode with his high-energy tap dancing audition in NBC’s iconic and hit reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 17. Interestingly, he has been doing tap dance since a very young age.

This season’s genre-breaking acts also include artists giving incredible audition performances that present a totally unique palette of skills like singing, violin playing, dancing, ballet, magic and illusion acts, contortion, aerial acrobatics, pole dancing, comedy acts, and so on. So, it will interesting to see if Bayley’s tap dance ends up making judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara also tap their feet to his beat and give him a chance to enter the next round.

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Who is Bayley Graham?

Bayley Graham is a 22-years-old renowned tap dancer from New Zealand. He recently won New Zealand's popular reality show, ‘60 Seconds’. Talking about his passion and love for tap dancing, Graham in an interview with Stuff.co.nz said, "I started tap dancing when I was six. My interest in dance, however, came after watching the dance competition show, 'So You Think You Can Dance?'".

At NZ Dance Awards in 2015, run by Garden City Tappers and Performing Arts Association Inc, and held over Queen's Birthday Weekend in Christchurch, Bayley also won titles in cabaret solo, speed tap, Latin tap, waltz tap, slow tap, and tap solo in the 15 years and over category. Bayley has an Instagram account with 4.6K followers. He posts his tap dance videos on his account quite often.


One of his most viral videos on Instagram is the Viral Elvis tap dance video with almost 1.4 million views and 245.7K likes. Bayley’s Youtube account has almost 4.2K subscribers. His most popular video includes ‘Happier’ Marshmello ft Bastille dance cover with over 37K views.


Bayley Graham in ‘America’s Got Talent’

Currently, there are no previews or teasers for Bayley Graham’s tap dance audition. The secrecy around the performance has made the wait for fans even more intriguing!

‘America's Got Talent’ Season 17 airs every Tuesday at 8 pm ET on NBC. For viewers who want to watch the reality show without cable, they can use any of these streaming services like Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV, or YouTube TV as well.

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