Five More Acts Advance to 'America's Got Talent' Top 20

Five More Acts Advance to 'America's Got Talent' Top 20

Piers Morgan was mad at Sharon Osbourne's decision to include dog trainer Tony instead of piano-playing singer Charles DeWayne.

The second batch of acts joining the Top 20 of "America's Got Talent" has been announced. The judges picked five sisters who tap dance, three tenors from Texas, a couple who dances, a singing siblings trio, and gave the final vote to a man and his dog.

These people are known as the Fab Five, Texas Tenors of Houston, Paradizo Dance, Voices of Glory, and Tony Hoard and his dog Rory. All having the chance to win the $1 million prize, the five acts were selected on Wednesday, August 12 through the second week elimination round. They will advance to the semi-finals which will be held in September.

The judges had a hard time deciding on who must be the fifth and last act to go through the Top 20. They had to pick between Tony and singer Charles DeWayne. David Hasselhoff landed his choice on Tony while Piers Morgan stuck on Charles. He said, "If Charles DeWayne does not go through tonight, it will be the biggest scandal in the history of 'America's Got Talent'." Sharon Osbourne gave the final verdict, choosing Tony because she likes having diversity on the show.

In the first group performance last week, Acrodunk, Drew Thomas Magic, Kevin Skinner, Grandma Lee and Arcadia Broad have survived the elimination. The show will be trimming the Top 40 for 20 more acts in the next couple of weeks.


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    Aug 14, 2009

    I love that Kevin Skinner guy!! He's got an awwesome voice and gives me shills when he sings!!!

    Aug 13, 2009

    Between the fiasco on American Idol of Kris Allen winning over Adam Lambert, and now this stupidity of a dog winning over a very talented human being, I am sick to death of these so-called talent shows. Sick. to. death. Excuse me while I go throw up.

    Aug 13, 2009

    I can't believe that Sharon picked the dog over Charles DeWayne. Can you imagine a 90 minute Las Vegas act with a do catching frisbees??? DeWayne deserves another chance!!!

    Aug 13, 2009

    I LOVE the blond Tenor! Sharon you are right he is HOT!

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