By Artist Shaan

Season 17 Winner of "America's Got Talent"

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America's Got Talent has a new winner after months of shouts, tears, and, from the contenders, some well-founded worries.

After a round of final, live performances on Wednesday, September 14, NBC's talent competition came to a close.  

The all-female alternative dance company, wins $1 million in addition to the chance to host a residency at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

The dancers won the competition, defeating a final group that comprised saxophonist Avery Dixon.

Black Eyed Peas performed at the beginning of the finale, which also included appearances from other well-known artists.