America’s Got Talent Recap 06/07/22: Season 17 Episode 2 “Auditions 2”

America’s Got Talent Recap 06/07/22: Season 17 Episode 2 "Auditions 2"

Tonight on NBC America’s Got Talent begins with an all-new Tuesday, June 7, 2022, episode and we have your America’s Got Talent recap below! In tonight’s AGT season 17 episode 2 “Auditions 2″, as per the NBC synopsis, “The auditions continue with creator and executive producer Simon Cowell at the judges’ table along with Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara and host Terry Crews. Variety acts featuring contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win the $1 million prize. The Golden Buzzer is back, allowing a lucky act the chance to go directly to the live shows to compete for America’s vote.

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Tonight’s episode begins with Zoe Tomas who does chicken training, she is eleven years old and brought her chicken Hallow. Her dream is to win AGT. Hallow has some friends, other chickens who make up a rock ‘n roll band.

Judges Comments: Howie: “There are no words, I have never seen anything like that, that is what blows my mind on this show.” Heidi: “I want to know what the pom pom type of chicken is (cochin frizzle). If you are not too busy I need help with my four kids.” Sofia: “It was unexpected, I am very glad you made it to AGT.” Simon: “You came on with your chickens and they did everything right, amazing.”

Four yes votes get Zoe and her chickens through to the next round.

Next up is Jackson and Carlo who make up “Funkonometry.” They are 19 and 20 and think they can give a lot of smiles to the world.

Judges Comments: Howie; “You were in synch together and the choice of music was great.” Heidi: “it worked, I really liked it.” Sofia: “It was fun, young, modern and fantastic.” Simon: “I loved this audton, you are fun and original and it should have been longer.”

Four yes votes get these cool guys through.

Anthony Kapfer is from New York City, and he plays the guitar and sings. It only takes about 10 seconds for the judges to hit the X buttons.

Waylon Napadogan is from New Brunswick, Canada and he is singing an original song and playing the keyboard. Another quick hit of the X buttons.

Drake Milligan is a country music singer from Fort Worth, Texas. One day he saw an Elvis impersonator and was hooked from there. He dreamed as a kid of being on the AGT stage, he is 23 now and based out of Nashville. Drake performs an original song with a full band. He is an amazing singer with a great personality, the judges are loving it and he ge4ts a standing ovation from them and the audience.

Judges Comments: Howie: “I think that song is a hit and you too, you are the Elvis of country.” Heidi: “I love it, I love that you are a band and perfect for AGT.” Sofia: “The song was amazing, you are amazing and the girls are going to go crazy.” Simon: “I think this performance should make a difference, the song was great and authentic. You are very likable.”

Four yes votes get Drake and his band through.

George us next and he looks just like George Bush, he is a comedian and unfortunately his material was flat.

Aiko is from Japan, she is a translator. She is on the AGT stage to do stand-up comedy.

Judges Comments: Howie: “I think your career is about to skyrocket.” Heidi: “I thought you were hilarious, I had a lot of fun.” Sofia: “I loved it.” Simon: “So funny, so naughty, you got us from the moment you came out.”

Four yes votes for Aiko.

Madison Taylor Baez is 11 years old and she can sing! She has been singing since she was four years old and she has always wanted to be on the AGT stage. If she wins she wants to help her dad with cancer research, he has been battling cancer for nine years.

Judges Comments: Howie: “This is what you wanted, this is your dream, everyone is going to know your name young lady.” Simon: “I think I know which way this is going to go.” Howie gets up and he hits the golden buzzer, he goes up on stage and tells her that she is amazing. He calls her dad on stage to enjoy the excitement with her. Simon says that was magic and she has a great voice. Her father, Chris, says she learned to sing to him when he had his cancer surgeries and chemo.

Kyushi Danji is a dancing group and they decided to join forces with Beautiful Sisters who they always felt were their rivals. They have fused together and call themselves Fusion Japan. They are going to do a regional dance. Terry Crews says it is one of the best things he has seen in his life.

Judges Comments: Howie: ‘This is an act that I am not going to forget, that is a Vegas act right there.” Heidi: “One of the best dance groups I have ever seen on AGT.” Sofia: “That was amazing. I have never seen anything like that, it was spectacular and so powerful.” Simon: “This was a great example of unique.”

Four yes votes get this fusion group on to the next round.

Marvin Archie is 28 years old, he is a chemical engineer and wants everyone to see an experiment that he developed. He is a stripping chemical engineer who is built like a tank and flexes his pecs. Terry is jealous, he takes off his shirt and they do it together. He gets a yes from the women and the audience to go through to the next round.

Viviana Rossi is from Spain, she is a dangerous act, she is a professional performer in France. She is an acrobatic sexy aerialist. She gets a standing ovation from the judges.

Judges Comments: Howie: “I like that you are athletic, it was dangerous, it was everything.” Heidi: “I felt hypnotized, I was so nervous for you and I am happy everything was perfect.” Sofia: “That was sensational, dangerous and beautiful, unique, the water made it dangerous, you should be in a James Bond movie.” Simon: “I have seen someone do this act, it was with water and it was a guy. But, you were so much better. It’s original and that is what we are looking for this year.”

Four yes votes, Viviana is going through.

Jojo and Bri are uncle and niece, Simon knows Jojo, he performed in season 15 in a group called Resound. Jojo says that from his experience he learned to never give up. Bri’s dream is to make the world smile and a better place, if she won she would give the money to charity. A standing ovation from the judges and the audience.

Judges Comments: Howie: “I loved it, this whole room loved it, thank you for making our show bigger than it was.” Heidi: “I love the two of you together, you sound great, I absolutely loved it.” Sofia: “I love your energy, you both sound amazing like you have been doing this forever.” Simon: “That to me was the definition of joy and magic. My favorite audition of the year so far.”

Jojo and Bri are going through with four yes votes.

Jennifer is doing a dance piece that is really creepy. Women appear that look like zombies. They are up on stage with Jennifer and this is really creepy. It doesn’t take long for the judges to hit the X buttons and Terry says they died on the stage.

Next, a man walks on stage, he looks creepy too and there is dramatic music playing. He looks like he has a fake eye, Howie wishes him good luck. Simon looks scared. The man is barefoot, he pulls out what looks like a large corkscrew and he attempts to swallow it. Heidi gags, Sofia can’t look. He puts it in his nose and it comes out of his mouth. Terry advises not to do this at home. Next, he calls Sofia to the stage, then Heidi. He takes another metal piece and puts it in his nose again, coming out of his mouth, attaches a chain, and pulls Sofia and Heidi on a wagon. Howie says it is like a horror parade. He is done and the two women make a run for it. His name is Zeno. Simon says yes because he likes disgusting originality. Sofia is very confused but says yes. Heidi says everyone loved it and she says yes. Howie says he was disgusted and entertained. Zeno makes it through without saying one word.

Tom Graham and Chris Ume, started a company a year ago but because of the pandemic, they only met a few days ago. They invite Daniel Emmet who appeared in a previous season and is a fan of Tom and Chris. Daniel sings, but up on the screen, I look like Simon singing. Simon can’t believe it, the likeness is amazing. They get a standing ovation from the judges and Simon.

Judges Comments: Howie: “Talent can be anything and you guys are pure talent.” Heidi: “This is the best thing I have seen all day.” Sofia: “I can’t even imagine the work it took to do that.” Simon: “Is it inappropriate to fall in love with a contestant? I know it is strange but I love this.”

Four yes votes for Tom and Chris.