Entertainment The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked  

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Past winners of America's Got Talent have amazed audiences and judges with their wide array of skills, showcasing everything from singing to dancing to magic to even dog training. Part of the show's appeal is that it allows aspiring performers a unique way to gain recognition via often unusual skills. While all contestants had their charms, who are the best America's Got Talent winnersHelp decide below! 

Some of the most successful America's Got Talent winners have been singers. The late Neal Boyd was an impressive opera singer and the 2017 winner Grace VanderWaal auditioned with her own original song. However, the program is not solely a singing competition. Many past winners of America's Got Talent became popular on the show due to rarer skills. Terry Fator, Paul Zerdin, and Darci Lynne Farmer all won with their talents as ventriloquists. Father and son team Richard and Nicholas Olate showed off their skilled pooches in their winning dog training act. Below, you'll find a list of America's Got Talent winners. Be sure to vote the best winners to the top!

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Grace VanderWaal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 11 (2016)
Talent: Singing/songwriting

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Darci Lynne Farmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Darci Lynne Farmer

Winner: Season 12 (2017)
Talent: Ventriloquism

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166 310
Terry Fator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 2 (2007)
Talent: Ventriloquism

4
147 275
Mat Franco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Mat Franco

Winner: Season 9 (2014)
Talent: Magic

5
128 277
Kenichi Ebina is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 8 (2013)
Talent: Experimental dancing

6
109 229
Paul Zerdin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Paul Zerdin

Winner: Season 10 (2015)
Talent: Ventriloquism

7
113 257
Bianca Ryan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Bianca Ryan

Winner: Season 1 (2006)
Talent: Singing/songwriting 

8
89 250
The Olate Dogs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
The Olate Dogs

Winner: Season 7 (2012)
Talent: Dog training

9
36 95
Shin Lim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Shin Lim

Winner: Season 13 (2018)
Talent: Magician

10
71 231
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.

Winner: Season 6 (2011)
Talent: Singing 

11
56 205
Michael Grimm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Michael Grimm

Winner: Season 5 (2010)
Talent: Singing

12
51 220
Kevin Skinner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked
Kevin Skinner

Winner: Season 4 (2009)
Talent: Singing

13
34 197
Neal E. Boyd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best America's Got Talent Winners, Ranked

Winner: Season 3 (2008)
Talent: Opera singing