Wednesday night's installment (07-30-14) of NBC’s America’s Got Talent chose five of the remaining 12 acts to advance to the semifinals. The remaining seven other acts were sent home.

Waterloo native Emily West moved to the semifinals along with singer Miguel Dakota, comedian Dan Naturman, magicians David & Leeman and dance troupe Baila Conmingos.

Here's Emily's Tuesday Nights performance.

America’s Got Talent continues next Tuesday (08-05-14) at 8:00 p.m. on KWWL Channel 7 NBC.