U.S.A.: The viewing numbers of the third heat of the American Song Contest!

On Monday, April 4, the American NBC celebrated the third out of eight galas of the American Song Contest . The competition whose winner will be titled the best “original song” from the United States, consists of five preliminary rounds, two semifinals and the grand final on Monday, May 8.

On Monday’s gala, Tyler Braden with the song “Seventeen”, representative of Tennessee, was announced as the third semi-finalist of the American Song Contest, winning the judges’ vote in his preliminary round. Also, Chloe Fredericks (North Dakota), Broderick Jones (Kansas) and Jonah Prill (Montana) were announced as the semi-finalists of the previous qualifier.

The winner of the jury vote, in Heat 4 of American Song Contest:

The third round of the American Song Contest was watched by 1,600,000 viewers on average over its 121 minutes run. The show was the fourth choice in its time slot behind American Idol (ABC), 9-1-1 (FOX) and The Neighborhood, Bob ❤ Abishola and NCIS (CBS).

In the 18-49 age target , the most important at the advertiser level, the third round scored a 0.3% rating (audience over the total population of that age group).

Compared to the previous week, the third round of the American Song Contest left 14.9% of the audience by the wayside . In one week the event has lost 200,000 spectators.

The first part (20:00-21:00) was followed by 1,839,000 viewers (0.3% rating 18-49 years old) and the second (21:00-22:00) by 1,359,000 viewers 0 .2% rating 18-49 years) . In both slots, it was the fourth option of the night with half the audience of American Idol, which it led.

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American Song Contest: Full lineup announced!

A few minutes ago, the names of the representatives of each state of the American Song Contest were announced.

The lineup is composed of a wide range of artists, from unexplored talents, emerging young artists and rising stars to established and legendary idols.

An incredible solo artist, duo, group or band will represent each location and perform a new original song, celebrating the depth and variety of different styles and genres across America.

The representatives of each state are the following:

  • 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
  • Georgia: Stela Cole
  • Guam: Jason J.
  • Hawaii: Bronson 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: Sisqó
  • Massachusetts: Jared Lee
  • Michigan: Ada LeAnn
  • Minnesota: Yam Haus
  • Mississippi: Keyone Starr
  • Missouri: Brett Seper
  • Montana: Jonah Prill
  • Nebraska: Jocelyn
  • 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 Gray
  • Oklahoma: AleXa
  • Oregon: courtship.
  • Pennsylvania: Bri Steves
  • Puerto Rico: Christian Pagán
  • Rhode Island: Hueston
  • South Carolina: Jesse LeProtti
  • South Dakota: Judd Hoos
  • Tennessee: Tyler Braden
  • Texas: Grant Knoche
  • S. Virgin Islands: Cruz Rock
  • Utah: Savannah Keyes
  • Vermont: Josh Panda
  • Virginia: Almira Zaky
  • Washington: Allen Stone
  • Washington, D.C.: NËITHER
  • West Virginia: Alexis Cunningham
  • Wisconsin: Jake’O
  • Wyoming: Ryan Charles

Atlantic Records will be the exclusive music partner for American Song Contest and will release the original songs featured on the series beginning Monday March 21, Atlantic will release each week’s new batch of songs at 00:00 ET (06:00 CET)

‘Atlantic Records is thrilled to partner with NBC and all the artists competing on ‘American Song Contest, ’ says Atlantic Records President, West Coast Kevin Weaver. ‘As an innovative music label, we are always looking for new ways to discover and showcase talent, and American Song Contest is the perfect stage for America to see the best of the best from each state and territory. We are honoured to be working with NBC, all of the incredibly talented artists and the entire American Song Contest team.’

The American Song Contest 2022 will start on Monday, March 22 and will last 8 weeks, until the big winner is announced on May 9. The competition will be attended by the 50 US states, the five overseas US possessions and the capital, Washington.

The competition will consist of three rounds: the qualifiers, the semifinals and the grand final. In the grand final, the finalist states will compete for the title of “Best Original Song” of the USA.

Grammy-winning pop superstar Kelly Clarkson and multi-platinum music icon Snoop Dogg will host the shows.


Source: EBU


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