Past Winners

 
SEASON 6: LANDAU EUGENE MURPHY, JR. (crooner)
A minimum wage car washer from Logan County, West Virginia, 36 year-old Landau grabbed the $1 million dollar top prize on September 15, 2011.  Homeless at the age of 19, Landau overcame his personal adversity thanks largely to a silky smooth voice that sounds eerily like Frank Sinatra.  His first CD, That’s Life, was released in November, 2011 and peaked at #34.
SEASON 5: MICHAEL GRIMM (blues singer)
The blue-eyed soul singer Michael Grimm became the fifth grand champion of “America’s Got Talent” on September 15, 2010.  The 30 year-old native of Hancock County, Mississippi had been struggling to pay the bills as a lounge singer in Las Vegas before throwing his fedora into America’s biggest talent. More
SEASON 4: KEVIN SKINNER (country singer)
Only in America can a small town chicken catcher with a guitar become an overnight sensation – and $1 million winner.  That’s just what happened to this father of two from rural Kentucky, who began singing and writing songs when he was just 12 years-old. More
SEASON 3: NEAL E. BOYD (opera singer)
By the time he won season three of America’s Got Talent, “The Voice of Missouri” had already taken top prize the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Vocal Collegiate Championship and performed at Carnegie Hall.  More
SEASON 2: TERRY FATOR (ventriloquist) “The Human Jukebox” got his first ventriloquism dummy when he was ten years old.  He used it to win $25 in a performance at a local church picnic.  In the late 1980s, he spent several years as the lead singer of Texas The Band, where he often shared the stage with his puppet, Walter T. Airdale. More
SEASON 1: BIANCA RYAN (singer)
Born September 1, 1994, Bianca was just 11 years-old when she blew the judges away with her dramatic rendition of Jennifer Holiday’s Broadway showstopper “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going”.  She is the first (and youngest) winner of America’s Got Talent. More

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