America's Got Talent 2017 contestant Fil-Am Angelica Hale
"America's Got Talent" Season 12 contestant Fil-Am Angelica Hale poses for a selfie on her Instagram account. angelicahale/Instagram

"America's Got Talent" (AGT) 2017 aired the "Judge Cuts 1" episode on Tuesday, July 18 on NBC. It featured guest judge stand-up comedian/actor/musician Chris Hardwick, who joined the show's judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Howie Mandel and Heidi Klum. Fil-Am singer Angelica Hale advanced immediately to the live shows, thanks to Hardwick's golden buzzer. Read on to learn more about the latest "AGT 2017" update.

Spoiler Alert! This update contains more 'America's Got Talent' spoilers. Read on if you want to know more about the competition's newest episode.

In the "Judge Cuts 1" episode, seven talented acts were able to advance to the next round. Meanwhile, nine-year-old Hale advanced immediately to the live shows after Hardwick pressed his golden buzzer for her. She joins Darci Lynne Farmer (12-year-old singing ventriloquist), Mandy Harvey (29-year-old deaf singer), Christian Guardino (16-year-old former blind singer), the Light Balance dance crew and Angelina Green (13-year-old singer), who also advanced to the live shows after the other judges pressed the golden buzzer for them in previous episodes.

'America's Got Talent' Season 12 contestants that advanced to the next round:

1. Sara Carson and Hero (dog act)

2. The Masqueraders (Soul trio)

3. Eric Jones (magician)

4. Just Jerk (Hip-Hop crew)

5. The Singing Trump (Donald Trump impersonator)

6. Demian Aditya (illusionist)

7. Angelica Hale (Singer) *advanced immediately to the live shows

Unfortunately, 13 contestants were eliminated from the competition. These include The Baker Family (Bluegrass band), Mariachi Nuevo Santander (Mariachi group), Harrison Greenbaum (stand-up comedian), Tom London (magician), Danylo and Oskar (acrobat duo), Lera and Tika Tomanova (aerial duo), Yosein-Chee (hand balancer), Darcy Callus (singer/keyboardist) and Carlos De Antonis (opera singer).

As for the other eliminated contestants namely Eric Jennifer (stand-up comedian), Dancing Pumpkin man (dancer), Canion Shijirbat (multimedia dancer) and Maw Kitty (singer), some of the judges pressed their red buzzers for them. Thankfully, not all four of the red buzzers were pressed for any act during this round; hence, no one was eliminated immediately from the competition.

"America's Got Talent" airs on Tuesdays at 8 pm in the US on NBC. The next episode will feature Round 2 of "Judge Cuts" and it will air on NBC on July 25. Stay tuned for more updates about the talent competition hosted by Tyra Banks. Click here and here to view photos from the episode as well as some behind-the-scenes images from NBC's official website.

Watch the 'America's Got Talent 2017' videos below:

Angelica Hale: 9-Year-Old Earns Golden Buzzer From Chris Hardwick

The Singing Trump: Bringing America Together with Backstreet Boys Medley

Sara Carson & Hero: Dog and Trainer Showcase Adorable Routine - America's Got Talent 2017

The Masqueraders: Long Time Singing Group Chases Their Dream

Eric Jones: Magician Smashes The Judges’ Expectations With A Magic Trick

Just Jerk: Dance Crew Delivers Stunning Performance

Demian Aditya: Escape Artist Attempts Deadly Performance

Source: America's Got Talent/YouTube

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