One of America's biggest nationwide talent shows AGT announced its winner Wednesday night in a two-part finale after an unprecedented and challenging season amid COVID-19.

Spoken word artist, Brandon Leake, won big in the season 15 finale of AGT, taking home the show's coveted prize of 1 million dollars and a chance to perform live in Las Vegas.

The action-packed finale of AGT's 15th season included performances from big stars and past winners, as well as a Meghan Markle virtual appearance!

Markle's Surprise Message on AGT Finale

Meghan Markle gives a sweet message to beloved contestant, Archie Williams:

"Archie, we are proud of you, and we are rooting for you, and we can't wait to see what you do. We're in your corner. Have a good night!"

Brandon Leake Wins

Leake shares his win in Instagram post.

Broken Roots

Broken Roots, Season 15 runner-up, thanks fans in Instagram post.

Terry Crews

Terry Crews thanks fans and wraps up the AGT season in Wednesday night tweet.

The top ten finalists performed Tuesday night, and on Wednesday, Brandon Leake was announced as the winner of the season. Broken Roots, a country rock duo, placed 2nd, and 3rd was singer Cristina Rae. Leake, Rae, and Roberta Battaglia, who placed 4th, were all Golden Buzzer picks.

Congratulations to all the talented performers from this season of AGT!

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