America’s Got Talent YouTube auditions are back!

People discover amazing talent on YouTube every day, and our friends at NBC’s America’s Got Talent are back for a third year to celebrate that. Starting today if you’re in the US, you’re invited to submit an audition video for a spot on America’s Got Talent to compete for the million dollar grand prize.

You have until June 1 at 11:59pm ET to show what you can do, and the folks from NBC will post the top 20 finalists to America’s Got Talent’s YouTube Channel. Like before, everyone around the world can then vote from June 25 to July 7 to select The YouTube People’s Choice Winner—earning a guaranteed spot on the show that's sponsored by Snapple. Maybe you’ll be the one to go a step further than opera singer Jackie Evancho, who went from YouTube contestant to second-place in 2010.

Whether you’re the best of the best or can do something the world needs to see, share your video on You can also submit and vote for your favorite videos on your Android devices and iPhone.

Contest Info
NBC representatives will review the submissions and select the top 20 entrants. Those 20 videos will be posted to the AGT YouTube channel, where you can vote for your favorite to become The YouTube People’s Choice Winner, earning a guaranteed spot on the AGT YouTube Special episodes taping August 14 and 15. The grand finale will air on September 11 & 12. More info is available on the channel’s rules.

If you’re looking for inspiration, visit the America’s Got Talent Channel at to get an idea of the kind of creativity and talent that makes it to the show.

Sue McCauley, YouTube Entertainment & Film marketing programs manager, recently watched “America's Got Talent YouTube Special - Jackie Evancho.”

YouTubers on America’s Got Talent revealed tonight

We’re fans of having you own the spotlight and we love helping you discover new talent, so tonight we’re stoked to see these two things come together with the America’s Got Talent YouTube Special airing on NBC at 9pm ET. Following the open YouTube auditions earlier this year, tonight at 9pm ET you can see the 12 YouTube finalists that were selected by you and the AGT/NBC producers.

You can also show your support for your favorite YouTubers by voting after tonight’s episode. Tune back in tomorrow at 9pm ET to find out which four made it to the elimination round, and one step closer to the grand prize.

Congratulations to the twelve who made it onto America’s Got Talent through your votes, and thanks to everyone who entered and made this contest so exciting. We’ve always known you had talent and can’t wait to see you share it with the world.

Liuba Petkova, Marketing Programs Manager, recently watched “America’s Got Talent - Season 6 - Zuma Zuma - Top 48.”