Who are the winners of America’s Got Talent season 18, Adrian Stoica and Hurricane?

INCREDIBLE pet and owner actor Adrian Stoica and pooch Hurricane have been crowned winners of season 18 of America’s Got Talent.

The dog trainer and his puppy won hearts from American and viewers around the world with their deep connection.

The adorable duo were crowned season 18 champions


The adorable duo were crowned season 18 championsPhoto credit: Getty

Who won America’s Got Talent 2023?

The champions of Season 18 of America’s Got Talent are Italian dog trainers Adrian Stoica and his adorable dog Hurricane.

The duo wowed the audience and beat out the Ramadhani Brothers, Putri Ariana, Anna DeGuzman and Murmuration to win the $1 million cash prize.

Hurricane performed amazing feats ranging from human to upbeat songs, including a song by Meghan Trainor.

The highly skilled Border Collie was trained to do tricks with props and jump through hoops by the talented Italian handler.


The duo dedicated their final performance to Adrian’s other dog, who died shortly after the qualifying round.

When was the America’s Got Talent finale?

The Season 18 finale aired on September 27, 2023 on NBC.

For her final appearance Adrian and Hurricane performed and judged Queen’s hit “Crazy Little Thing Called Love.” Sofia Vergara in their act.

Before winning the AGT championshipAdrian and his pup made it to the semi-finals of Italia’s Got Talent and even took part in the Romanian performance of the show.

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The judges praised the inventive duo, with Heidi Klum describing Hurricane as “the smartest dog”.

Notoriously difficult judge Simon Cowell said: “It was like the dog was acting and performing!”

“We saw ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua’ last night and Hurricane is better than all the dogs in that movie. So she should be in a movie or musical because she’s a star.”

Who were the runners-up on America’s Got Talent?

The hugely popular Mzansi Youth Choir didn’t make it into the top five but were invited to perform with Coldplay.

Fifth place went to the Ramadhani Brothers, followed by Putri Ariani in fourth place, Murmurnation in third place and magician Anna DeGuzman in second place.

During the finale, former contestants of The Mayyas appeared along with a star-studded guest list.

Anna DeGuzman took second place behind the human-dog duo


Anna DeGuzman took second place behind the human-dog duoPhoto credit: Getty


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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