American Song Contest: The premiere of the competition has been postponed to March 21!

The American television network NBC changed its program in the middle of the season, pushing back the premiere of the American Eurovision song contest in a month, from the previously announced Monday, February 21 (8-10 pm) on March 21. The show America’s Got Talent: Extreme, which made headlines last fall when a contestant was badly hurt in an on-set accident.

According to sources, the decision to delay the American Song Contest is made due to concerns about Covid-19 concerns amid the current Omicron surge as the series consists of live shows whose logistics could be difficult in the current wave of rampant infections nationwide.

The new date for the final of the first American Song Contest  seems to be on Monday May 9th, after the semifinals that will last eight weeks.

Behind the American Song Contest are American and Swedish producers – including, as we know, Christer Björkman, who successfully produced Melodifestivalen in Sweden for a long time until 2021. Entries from all the 50 States, Washington D.C., and the 5 Territories will be allocated into three qualifying rounds. The qualifiers will then proceed into the semi-finals and lastly those who will manage to get into the Grand Final will have to compete for the people’s vote to be crowned as the “Best Original Song” of America.

‘American Song Contest’ is executive produced by Audrey Morrissey, Anders Lenhoff, Christer Björkman, Peter Settman, Ola Melzig, and Gregory Lipstone alongside Propagate’s Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens.

The series is produced by Propagate in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group.

So the American Song Contest is officially here! What do you think? Will it has the success of Eurovision? Tell us in the comments.


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