‘American Music Contest’ Pacts With Atlantic, Announces Competition

As “American Song Contest” approaches its March 21 premiere day, the “Eurovision Tune Contest”-inspired NBC exhibit has declared 56 artists that will compete in symbolizing 56 U.S. states and territories, together with a new deal with Atlantic Documents to release the forthcoming series’ first tracks.

Some acquainted names pop up on the stage-by-condition list of competitors — which includes Jewel (representing Alaska), Macy Grey (Ohio), Michael Bolton (Connecticut), the Crystal System (Nevada), Sisqo (Maryland) and Allen Stone (Washington) — together with dozens not so well identified outdoors their community territories.

Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg were being not too long ago introduced as co-hosts for the display. The initially episode will air from 8-10 p.m. on March 21, telecast are living from the NBCUniversal large amount, with the finale slated for May perhaps 9.

Just about every Monday night time, there’ll be a batch of music released alongside with the airing of a new episode, as Atlantic will concern the first tunes from that episode at midnight ET/9 p.m. ET, a couple of hours immediately after the exhibit wraps up on the east coast and halfway via the west coast airing.

“Atlantic Records is thrilled to companion with NBC and all the artists competing on ‘American Track Contest,’” reported Atlantic’s president west coast, Kevin Weaver. “As an impressive new music label, we are always on the lookout for new strategies to discover and showcase expertise, and ‘American Music Contest’ is the great phase for The united states to see the best of the best from each and every condition and territory. We are honored to be doing the job with NBC, all of the extremely talented artists, and the full American Song Contest team.”

Executive producer Audrey Morrissey stated, “Launching a new collection is always a significant endeavor, but mounting one that will involve producing 56 primary tracks is a herculean endeavor. Deciding upon the ideal label lover to dig in with us was essential and we identified the best partner in Atlantic Data,. We can’t hold out for viewers to discover new music from our amazingly talented artists from throughout the nation and support come to a decision America’s up coming huge tune.”

Morrissey is one of the producers of “The Voice,” and whilst the competitiveness between states is a new wrinkle — echoing the contest between nations on “Eurovision” — the winnowing down of contestants follows along particular acquainted traces. Qualifying rounds will followed by semi-finals until one point out is voted the winner.  Duos and groups will be in the functioning along with solo artists.

The series was at first slated to begin in February, but in January got pushed back again a thirty day period because of to what were explained as concerns about obtaining a reside audience and assembly COVID protocols.

The lineup of artists who’ll compete for the prize:

  • Alabama: Ni/Co
  • Alaska: Jewel
  • American Samoa: Tenelle
  • Arizona: Las Marias
  • Arkansas: Kelsey Lamb
  • California: Sweet Taboo
  • Colorado: Riker Lynch
  • Connecticut: Michael Bolton
  • Delaware: Nitro Nitra
  • Florida: Ale Zabala
  • Ga: Stela Cole
  • Guam: Jason J
  • Hawaii: Bronson Kane’Opio Varde
  • Idaho: Andrew Sheppard
  • Illinois: Justin Jesso
  • Indiana: UG skywalkin
  • Iowa: Alisabeth Von Presley
  • Kansas: Broderick Jones
  • Kentucky: Jordan Smith
  • Louisiana: Brittany Pfantz
  • Maine: King Kyote
  • Maryland: Sisqo
  • Massachusetts: Jared Lee
  • Michigan: Ada LeAnn
  • Minnesota: Yam Haus
  • Mississippi: Keyone Starr
  • Missouri: Brett Seper
  • Montana: Jonah Prill
  • Nebraska: Jocelyn Anderson
  • Nevada: The Crystal Method
  • New Hampshire: MARi
  • New Jersey: Brooke Alexx
  • New Mexico: Khalisol
  • New York: Enisa
  • North Carolina: John Morgan
  • North Dakota: Chloe Fredericks
  • Northern Mariana Islands: Sabyu
  • Ohio: Macy Grey
  • Oklahoma: AleXa
  • Oregon: courtship
  • Pennsylvania: Bri Steves
  • Puerto Rico: Christian Pagan
  • Rhode Island: Hueston
  • South Carolina: Jesse LeProtti
  • South Dakota: Judd Hoos
  • Tennessee: Tyler Braden
  • Texas: Grant Knoche
  • U.S. Virgin Islands: Cruz Rock
  • Utah: Savannah Keyes
  • Vermont: Josh Panda
  • Virginia: Almira Zaky
  • Washington: Allen Stone
  • Washington, D.C.: Neither
  • West Virginia: Alexis Cunningham
  • Wisconsin: Jake’O
  • Wyoming: Ryan Charles