Josh Orlian may only be 12-years-old, but he already knows what he wants to do with his life. Make people laugh.  The White Plains New York kid made his comedy debut on America's Got Talent. He'd performed for his family but never in public. Orlian made a lasting impression with naughty humor about sword swallowing and nut allergies. He even has his own hashtag, #NaughtyJosh, but were his jokes too naughty for his age?

Josh Orlian: Comedian

Emily West

Nashville singer/songwriter Emily West blew away the judges with her beautiful voice, performing 'Sea of Love.' How she doesn't have a record deal is astounding to me.

Emily West: Country Singer

Rachel Butera

Rachel Butera is a female impressionist and impressed the judges with her act that included Wanda Sykes, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg and Joan Rivers.

Rachel Butera: Female Impressionist

Paul Ieti

Paul Ieti is a soldier who just returned from a 9 month deployment in Afghanistan. To pass the time overseas, Ieti would sing for his fellow soldiers. I'm glad he shared his voice with the world.

Paul Ieti: Singer

The final America's Got Talent audition will air Sunday on NBC. Since we haven't seen New Hartford's speed painter and mentalist Robert Channing yet, I'm guessing he'll be on Sunday.

Channing spent time in our studio and after watching his talent, there's no way he doesn't make it through to the next round. Good luck Robert.


New York is being well represented this year on AGT.  Julia Goodwin of Baldwinsville and Buffalo native Justin Rhodes have also moved through with their vocal talents.