Tonight the grand final of the American Song Contest took place, and we now have a winner. Oklahoma’s AleXa has won with her song “Wonderland.” Additionally, AleXa won the televote. You can take a listen to the winning entry below.
Grand Final Results
|1||Connecticut||Michael Bolton||“Beautiful World”||40||298||388||7th|
|2||North Dakota||Chloe Fredericks||“Can’t Make You |
|3||Texas||Grant Knoche||“Mr. Independent”||42||324||366||4th|
|6||Washington||Allen Stone||“A Bit of Both”||105||254||359||5th|
|10||Colorado||Riker Lynch||“Feel the Love||25||478||503||2nd|
Detailed Jury Vote
The jury vote was split into ten regions. Here are their points.
Congratulations to the jury winner Allen Stone from Washington.
Details about the American Song Contest
The inaugural American Song Contest took place at the NBC Universal lot. Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg were the hosts for the entire season. Fifty-six artists from across the country competed over eight weeks to win the title of “Best Original Song”.
The first five weeks were the qualifying rounds (March 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18) and saw11 artists compete (with one round of 12) for four slots in the Semi-Final. At the end of each night, the jury choose one artist to advance to the semi finals while the fans voted over the next day. The two semi-finals (April 25 & May 2) saw 22 artists compete for a slot in the Grand Final. The jury’s announced their choice at the end of each show. Unlike the qualifiers, the remaining slots were decided through public vote alone.
The Grand Final saw ten artists perform one last time to win the the votes of the jury and America. Kelly and Snoop performed during the show as well as country music star Jimmie Allen!
Listen to “Wonderland” on streaming services now
Check out all songs from the final here
More about the American Song Contest
The executive producers of the American Song Contest are Audrey Morrissey, Anders Lenhoff, Christer Björkman, Peter Settman, Ola Melzig, and Gregory Lipstone alongside Propagate’s Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens. The competition is produced by Propagate in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group.
News Source: NBCUniversal
Photo Source: Trae Patton/NBCUniversal