Friday, 14 August 2009, 9:00PM – 10:00PM
It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for,the America’s Got Talent finale.
By the end of the night, we will know who has been crowned 2008 champion. The winner will receive not only $1 million, but also a contract to perform in Las Vegas, so the competition will be fierce. The remaining five acts perform on Thursday’s show, and the results of the public vote are revealed on Friday.
The performers still in the contest are soul diva Queen Emily, opera singers Donald Braswell and Neal E Boyd, singer-songwriter Eli Mattson and energetic violin duo Nuttin’ But Stringz. Each has worked hard to get to this point, but only one of them can take home the prize. Judges David Hasselhoff, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan won’t be able to resist saying a few words about each of the hopefuls, even though their votes no longer count.
The jam-packed finale also features performances from the top ten acts as well as some of the most memorable wannabes who were eliminated earlier in the competition. So watch out for the return of four-year-old Kaitlyn Maher, a whole crew of celebrity impersonators and an elderly hula hooper.
There are also messages for the top five contestants from Wyclef Jean, Il Divo, Brian McKnight, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Marc Cohn, and guest star Leona Lewis performs Better in Time.