via press release:
NBC’S ‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ REVEALS THE TOP 60 ACTS CHOSEN TO PERFORM LIVE AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL BEGINNING TUESDAY, JULY 23
Top-Rated Summer Series to Feature Special Performance by the Rockettes®
NEW YORK — July 18, 2013 — Get ready to vote America! NBC’s top-rated summer series “America’s Got Talent” has selected the Top 60 acts to vie for the coveted $1 million grand prize in the season’s first-ever live performance show from the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Tuesday, July 23 (9-11 p.m. ET).
To celebrate “AGT’s” move to one of the nation’s most storied and historic venues, the first live show at Radio City Music Hall will feature a special performance by the Rockettes, joined by host Nick Cannon. The Rockettes are true New York City icons and have entertained millions of fans with their unrivaled talent, glamour, strength, precision and athleticism.
This year’s Top 60 contestants are:
* Denotes the 12 acts to perform live on Tuesday, July 23 (9-11 p.m. ET).
More information, including bios and social media contacts for each act, can be found at http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/contestants/
Cannon will reveal the results of America’s first live vote on Wednesday, July 24 (9-10 p.m. ET). One of these 60 talented acts will be voted the $1 million winner in a live broadcast on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET.
Now in its eighth season, “America’s Got Talent” stars celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern. With the talent search open to acts of all ages, “America’s Got Talent” has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing performers from across the country.
“America’s Got Talent” is produced by Simon Cowell’s Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America. Simon Cowell, Jason Raff, Sam Donnelly, Trish Kinane and Rob Wade are the executive producers.