If memory serves, the first magician to see any success on America’s Got Talent was Nathan Burton. There was another magic act that year (more on that later), but we’re pretty sure that Nathan appeared on the show first. In a promotional piece urging people to audition for the show, Burton says that he did not win, he did not walk away with a million dollars but because of America’s Got Talent he has sold a million dollars worth of tickets.

Here is the audition that sold a million tickets for Nathan.