'America's Got Talent' Reveals Its First Batch of 2018 Finalists

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Tyra Banks and Michael Ketterer on America's Got Talent.

The action is heating up on America’s Got Talent, with the first round of finalists announced overnight.    

Singer and dad Michael Ketterer is among the the first batch of five competitors who move onto the final round. Ketterer joins Shin Lim, Zurcaroh, Duo Transcend and Samuel J. Comroe in the finals.   

The next semi-finals round will go to air Sept. 11 with the results revealed the following evening. The final live show will take place Sept. 18 with the winner announced the next night. AGT is now in its 13th season.    

Re-live the performances from first round of finalists below.    

Shin Lim performs the smoke card magic tricks Michael Ketterer sings "When I Look At You" Zurcaroh, the aerial dance group, perform an epic act Transcend performs a dangerous trapeze and roller skate act Samuel J. Comroe shares a hilarious comedy routine