NBC’s summer sensation, America’s Got Talent, wrapped up Season 18 with a spectacular finale at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The evening reached its pinnacle when the remarkable duo of Adrian Stoica and Hurricane was crowned the winners, securing the show’s coveted $1 million grand prize and a coveted spot in the America’s Got Talent Presents Superstars Live stage show at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
According to Deadline, Adrian Stoica, an Italian dog trainer, and his awe-inspiring canine companion Hurricane have been wowing audiences worldwide for nearly eight years. Stoica’s journey to stardom includes reaching the semi-finals of Italia’s Got Talent in 2017 and participating in Romania’s Got Talent in both 2018 and 2022.
But the excitement doesn’t end with Season 18. NBC has officially announced that America’s Got Talent will be returning for Season 19 next summer.
Fans can look forward to the familiar faces of the judging panel, including creator and executive producer Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Sofia Vergara. The charismatic Terry Crews will also be back as the beloved host.
Auditions are already underway, promising yet another season of incredible talent and heartwarming stories.
The Season 18 finale was a star-studded affair, with the top 11 finalists delivering unforgettable performances alongside special guests. Renowned chef and television personality Cat Cora, prolific songwriter Diane Warren, chart-topping singers Jason Derulo and Leona Lewis, musician Jon Batiste, the Mayyas, winners of AGT Season 17, and the acclaimed band Thirty Seconds to Mars all graced the stage.
As America’s Got Talent continues its reign as the most-watched summer broadcast alternative series for an impressive 18th consecutive year, fans can eagerly anticipate the next season, which promises to be filled with astonishing acts, inspiring stories, and unforgettable moments.