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Based on "Eurovision Song Contest," the biggest music competition in the world, NBC's new event series "American Song Contest" will feature original live musical performances, representing all 50 states, five U.S. territories and our nation's capital, competing to win the country's vote for the Best Original Song. An incredible solo artist, duo, DJ or a band will represent each location and will perform a new, original song, celebrating the different styles and genres across America.
"American Song Contest" is looking for artists, signed or independent, who own the stage and captivate an audience with original music. No Covers! No Tribute Bands! Original Songs ONLY! The submissions process to represent each state or territory is underway and welcomes all varieties of music including country, dance/electronic, pop, rap, R&B, rock and more.
All U.S. states, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana
Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Washington, D.C. accepted. Must be 16 or older to apply. Up to 6 members in a group.
"American Song Contest" will be produced by Anders Lenhoff, Christer Björkman, Peter
Settman and Ola Melzig alongside Propagate's Ben Silverman, Howard
T. Owens and Gregory Lipstone. Audrey Morrissey, Executive Producer of The Voice, will serve as the showrunner. The series is from Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Follow "American Song Contest" on Social at @americansongsubmissions.