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The American Song Contest: Oklahoma’s AleXa wins the very first edition of the contest

It’s the night that NBC has been looking forward too all season long, the final night of the American Song Contest! Eight weeks ago the contest began with 56 total entries from the 50 U.S. states, 5 territories, and the District of Colombia. Following five qualifier rounds and two semi-finals, that field of entries was cut down to just 10 …

American Song Contest: First Finalists Revealed and Semi-Final 2 Performances

The American Song Contest continues the semi-final round of the contest, which sees 11 of the qualifiers go head-to-head once again and compete for a spot in the Grand Final. Only one of the songs was an automatic qualifier with the juries, while nine others advanced through 50/50 voting with a wildcard entry. For a full recap of the second …

Tyler Braden: “Tennessee has a super rich history in music and a large part of that is Nashville.”

Welcome back ESCUnited readers to another American Song Contest interview – and our final interview of the season in fact! Earlier last week we got the chance to sit down with Tennessee’s Tyler Braden and talk to him a bit about his participation in the American Song Contest, and what it’s like to represent the state and Nashville. Also did …

American Song Contest: The qualifiers from Week 5 and the First Semi-Final

The American Song Contest has entered the semi-final round of the contest, which sees 11 of the qualifiers go head-to-head once again and compete for a spot in the Grand Final. Four of tonight’s songs are jury qualifiers from the first five weeks, while the other seven songs were determined by a 50/50 combination of votes. Tonight’s episode also came …

Eurovision Canada set to debut in 2023, becomes the second official Eurovision spin-off

As final preparations and rehearsals for the Eurovision song contest rapidly approach in Turin, the EBU announced that Eurovision fans in Canada will be getting their very own version of the contest in 2023. The announcement comes ahead of the semi-finals for the American Song Contest – an event that has undergone a fair bit of scrutiny over the last …

The American Song Contest Episode Four Recap: What did you miss on the last qualifier episode?

The final epsiode of qualifiers has officially concluded, which means that all 56 songs and artists have taken to the stage. Prior to tonight, 13 of those artists have qualified for the semi-final rounds that start next week – and tonight, the final jury qualifier and three additional qualifiers from episode four joined their ranks. For a full recap of …

Ada LeAnn: “I started writing a lot of poetry throughout middle school and began putting it to music.”

While the final qualifier episode may be approaching on Monday night, we were still able to squeeze in an interview with Ada LeAnn representing Michigan! Ada is originally from Battle Creek Michigan and is one of the youngest singers and songwriters competing on the show this year. Learn more about how she’s balancing her school life and ASC, and how …

Andrew Sheppard: “I wanted to live a lifestyle that allowed me to be creative and travel at the same time.”

In the build up to the final episode of qualifiers, we were able to sit down with Idaho resident and artist Andrew Sheppard for an interview. While we were together Andrew talked about how his participation in the American Song Contest was a complete chance happening, and how a certain life altering event put him on the path to being …

Justin Jesso: “I was the kid who always went for the plastic microphone over the toy football.”

Before the next qualifying episode for the American Song Contest I got to sit down with singer-songwriter Justin Jesso of Illinois! Together we discussed how Michael Bolton helped him get noticed by production, what life is like when he’s not on stage, and revealed his family’s connection to Al Capone. Learn all that and more in our interview below! Hello …

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