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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 …

Jared Lee: “I love writing songs for myself and for other artists and its now a huge part of my musical identity.”

Yesterday we got the chance to connect with Utah’s Savannah Keyes for an interview, and today we got Massachusett’s Jared Lee! Together we talked about his pathway into music and songwriting, his favorite things about Massachusetts, and who he’d love to collaborate with from the ASC cast. Learn more about him and the hard questions we asked below! Welcome to …

Nitro Nitra: “Train is all about being stuck in a loop and finding the courage to finally break free.”

Today we got the chance to sit down with Nitro Nitra from Delaware to learn more about her participation in the American Song Contest this year. Together we talked about what life has been like since she was casted, how her song came togehter, and her love of Disney music. Learn more about Nitro Nitra below! Well hello Nitro Nitra …

Alisabeth von Presley: “I was raised on a well-balanced diet of Pat Benatar and a plateful of glitter.”

As the show draws near we were able to sit down with another artist from the American Song Contest, this time it’s Iowa’s representative Alisabeth von Presley! Together we talked about her musical career, how her ASC song was written, and what she learned about herself from her time on American Idol. Read more about her below! Hi there Alisabeth …

Yam Haus: “There has never been this much lead up to performing one single song in our lives.”

In just 24 hours the premier of the American Song Contest will start – but before the show airs we got a chance to interview Minnesota’s representative Yam Haus! Together we chatted about how they learned about ASC, how they came up with the band’s name, and so much more. Check it out below! Hello there Yam Haus – I’m …

Suncity and Sanna: “Sanna can’t actually speak Icelandic but still she’s gonna sing in Icelandic in the semifinal.”

Today we were able to interview the Icelandic and Swedish duo Suncity and Sanna ahead of the Söngvakeppnin semi-final tomorrow. Together we chatted about how the two met and decided to collaborate for Söngvakeppnin, discovered how the song was written, and found out a few of their favorite Eurovision songs! Hello there and thank you both for interviewing with us …

Malik Harris: “I wrote Rockstars after watching an episode of my favorite show The Office”.

This week we got the chance to sit down with German-American artist Malik Harris in the build up to Germany’s Eurovision 2022 national final. Together we got to chat about his approach to music, his love of the Eurovision Song Contest, and got a tease for his staging plans. Learn more about Malik Harris in our interview below! Hello there …

Daughters of Reykjavík: “Our goal as a band is to empower, particularly women and non binary people, and give energy back.”

With the second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin just around the corner, I was able to sit down with the Daughters of Reykjavík – an eight member group comprised of Blær, Dísa, Steinunn, Ragga Holm, Sura, Salka, Steiney, and Karítas. Learn more about what the group stands for, what to expect on stage this weekend, and some of their favorite Eurovision songs …

Felicia Lu: “I put together my words and created the most personal song I’ve written so far.”

On March 4th Germany will select their Eurovision 2022 artist using the national final Germany 12 Points. In between YouTube videos and rehearsals we were able to interview Felicia Lu and learn more about her song “Anxiety”, it’s last minute music video, and discovered her love of DIY! Read more about Felicia Lu below: Hello Felicia, thank you for agreeing …

G-Nat!on: “We’re so excited to bring that K-Pop flair to Eurovision”

Turin is growing ever closer, and the line-up for Eurovision 2022 is quickly being confirmed. Australia is next to choose their act, with Eurovision – Australia Decides just around the corner! This Saturday February 26th at 8.30pm AEDT (10.30am CET), 11 acts will take to the stage, and artists are busily preparing themselves for their live performances. In the lead-up …

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