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America's Got Talent: Fantasy League Names Its First Winner! See Which Act — and Judge — Won the Inaugural Season

After narrowing down the finalists, dancer Musa Motha, choir Sainted, dance/acrobatic group V. Unbeatable, percussion group Pack Drumline, and hand/head-balancing group The Ramadhani Brothers were named the Top 5


The Ramadhani Brothers with coach and judge Howie Mandel. Photo:

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America's Got Talent: Fantasy League has named its season 1 winner!


On Monday's night, the America's Got Talent spinoff finally named a winner after weeks of competition, and the honor went to The Ramadhani Brothers from Team Howie Mandel.

Brothers Fadhili Ramadhani and Ibrahim Jobu beat out nine other finalists — two of whom were competing on Howie's team, and the rest on judges Simon CowellMel B, and Heidi Klum's teams — for the coveted title.


"Winning AGT: Fantasy League is the most amazing feeling that we can’t describe!" Fadhili exclusively tells PEOPLE after the win. "We have been in other Got Talent competitions around the world and have reached every finals but have never won. But winning against past winners of AGT and some of the best acts on the planet, it really raises our status."


The hand and head-balancing brothers from Tanzania first came to AGT during season 18 in 2023, but finished in fifth place despite their unbelievably thrilling acts. Heidi then drafted them to her Fantasy League team, but after their qualifiers performance, Howie couldn't help but use his Golden Buzzer to steal the brothers and send them straight to the finale.



Monday's finale featured performances from Calum Scott, Robin S., Sheila E. and Steven Sanchez. Fellow AGT: Fantasy League competitors Drake MilliganChapel HartLoren Allred, and Brian Justin Crum also returned to the stage, as well as Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor for unforgettable performances with each of the finalists.


Finally, it came time for host Terry Crews to announce who had won the competition, which was voted by the studio audience.


After narrowing down the acts to the Top 5, Terry slowly began to eliminate each act. In fifth place was dancer Musa Motha, coming from Simon's team. Following him in fourth place was Sainted, the powerhouse choir also hailing from Team Simon.


V. Unbeatable, the dance/acrobatic group competing on Team Heidi, finished in third place and percussion group Pack Drumline from Simon's team came in second.


Once the brothers were announced as the Top 2, Ibrahim recalls, "We were thinking we did our best and it’s all in God’s hands. But at the same time, we knew we had a very good chance of winning because we prepared very well, and we didn’t want to be 5th place as we had in AGT season 18.


Terry Crews with the Ramadhani Brothers


"Then, Terry finally confirmed the brothers had won. Fadhili and Ibrahim were beyond thrilled, embracing in a tight hug and celebrating the major accomplishment together.


"We are so happy, thank you everyone, thank you everyone. This [is] amazing," they told Terry as coach Howie rushed to the stage and told his act, "I am so proud of you... what you do is so dangerous, so inspiring and you deserve this you are superstars, world stars!"

In addition to nabbing the inaugural Fantasy League trophy, the Ramadhani Brothers also receive a $250,000 grand prize.


"We plan to upgrade our acrobatic training place in Tanzania and buy more equipment," Ibrahim tells PEOPLE. "We also want to help other acrobats from our community improve their lives. We’d also like to buy land and build our own homes."



When it comes to winning, Fadhili says they couldn't have done it without Howie, as well as their coach and manager Winston Ruddle.


"Mr. Howie Mandel did help us by pressing the golden buzzer during our AGT: Fantasy League auditions. This helped us to skip the semifinals which gave the edge and more preparation time for the finals," Fadhili says. "We truly thank him for this and all of the valuable advice along the way. But we can’t give him all of the credit. What people don’t see on the stage is our hundreds of hours preparations in Tanzania with our acrobatic coach and manager Mr. Winston Ruddle pushing us to be better and better all the time."


The brothers also say it's slightly bittersweet to win without Heidi, who initially drafted them on her fantasy team.


"Winning without Heidi was a bit sad, but at the same time I’m sure she is proud of us," Fadhili explains. "Heidi had our back right from the beginning of AGT season 18 auditions and we love her so much. She is the most laid-back judge, and beside being a judge, she has the greatest personality. Right from our first audition on AGT season 18 she has been so kind to us. We remember taking photos with her after our AGT audition. We would have loved to win with her because she believed in us and she drafted us on her team for Fantasy League, because she got the ball rolling."


As for what's next, Ibrahim tells PEOPLE they hope to move their act to Las Vegas with their acrobatic coach. "Our dream all along has been to headline a show in Las Vegas. We hope to one day see our faces on billboards," Ibrahim says.


They're also looking back on their time with AGT with the fondest of memories.


"The best part of this experience is to finally say we made it. We are the best in the world!" Fadhili excitedly notes.




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