Lebanese dance group Mayyas won this year’s season of America’s Got Talent when they were crowned the winners during the most-awaited season finale on September 14, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
Season 17 of America’s Got Talent came to an end on September 14, 2022, at 8 pm ET on NBC, with the Lebanese dance group Mayyas being crowned the winner of America’s Got Talent season 17. Besides the coveted title, the group also won a massive winning amount of $1 million dollars as well as an invitation to perform at the America’s Got Talent live show at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas.
America’s Got Talent Season 17 – Season Finale
The season finale was a two-hour live show that featured the final performances of the top 11 acts. We saw some filler content and commercials to keep the audience entertained as we awaited host Terry Crews to announce the winners.
America’s Got Talent Season 17 – The Judges
Simon Cowell, Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel actually did not have a say in the results of the final day since the winner was decided by the American audience.
America’s Got Talent Season 17 Winner – The Mayyas
Lebanese dance group, The Mayyas, won the first season of America’s Got Talent. Apart from The Mayyas, Australian pole dancer Kristy Sellars was recognized as a runner-up. The winning group was also awarded a prize of $1 million dollars along with the title. In addition, they were selected as a prospect to appear at the America’s Got Talent live show, which will be held at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas. Following Crews’s announcement of the winners, Vergara hugged the winning group as there was gold confetti everywhere.
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Here are the Top 5 Winning Acts
Out of the eleven final acts, the top five winners were announced.
The fifth position was bagged by Chapel Hart. Landing in fifth place as Cowell called their piece a hit song. Metaphysic came in fourth and was appreciated by Vergara as she said You guys were amazing, but this competition this season was so difficult. Drake Milligan bagged the third performance. Judges actually predicted Drake will win the show and called him a fighter and hugely talented. Cowell also assured the country singer, This is just the beginning for you.
Where is America’s Got Talent Season 16 Winner?
Magician Dustin Tavella, winner of America’s Got Talent season 16, has moved his family from Virginia Beach to Las Vegas. He now plans to start a new show sharing his experiences while on the road. And from an interview with NBC, he shared that people really, really love America’s Got Talent. And I think that going out there and meeting all of them is one of the coolest things because it just keeps it so human. He added, We’re performing every night, but every night feels so new.
The seventeenth season of the American talent show America’s Got Talent premiered on NBC on May 31, 2022 and aired its finale episode on September 14, 2022. Its return was a smashing success with a full house and no COVID-19 restrictions. Last night, a Lebanese dance group named Mayyas, which has won the Arab’s Got Talent season six, was rightfully awarded season nine of the talent show.