AleXa wins 'American Song Contest', fans grateful for public's 'common sense' 

'AleXa is such a deserving winner. She's extremely talented but so humble and authentic. A great ending for the first ASC,' wrote a fan


                            AleXa wins 'American Song Contest', fans grateful for public's 'common sense' 
AleXa on 'American Song Contest' (NBC)
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From seasoned stars to up-and-coming icons, the 'American Song Contest' stage has seen it all. And, with the grand finale finally underway, it looks like Season 1 of the show has finally crowned its very first winner.

Taking on the finals of 'American Song Contest' are Connecticut's Michael Bolton, North Dakota's Chloe Fredericks, Texas' Grant Knoche, American Samoa's Tenelle, Tennessee's Tyler Braden, Kentucky's Jordan Smith, Colorado's Riker Lynch, Alabama's Ni/Co, Oklahoma's AleXa and Washington's Allen Stone.

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With the jury and the public votes being taken into account, there was a lot on the line for all 10 performing artists. The jury was divided into 10 regions, with each of them alotting the highest set of points, 12, to one of the 10 artists. However, as explained earlier on in the show, the public's vote would carry more weight than the juries. So while Washington's Allen Stones topped the jury charts with 105 points, having scored the highest points from 6 out of 10 regions, the public votes were the deciding factor. In descending order, here's a look at the public votes -- 

Oklahoma's AleXa scored 654 points in the public vote, bringing her up to 710 points combined with her jury vote.
Colorado's Riker Lynch scored 478 points in the public vote, bringing him up to 503 points combined with his jury vote.
Kentucky's Jordan Smith scored 328 points in the public vote, bringing him up to 407 points combined with his jury vote.
Texas' Grant Knoche scored 324 points in the public vote, bringing him up to 366 points combined with his jury vote.
Washington's Allen Stone scored 254 points in the public vote, bringing him up to 359 points combined with his jury vote.
American Samoa's Tenelle scored 305 points in the public vote, bringing her up to 342 points combined with her jury vote.
Connecticut's Michael Bolton scored 298 points in the public vote, bringing him up to 338 points combined with his jury vote.
Alabama's Ni/Co scored 225 points in the public vote, bringing them up to 285 points combined with their jury vote.
North Dakota's Chloe Fredericks scored 219 points in the public vote, bringing her up to 267 points combined with her jury vote.
Tennessee's Tyler Braden scored 163 points in the public vote, bringing him up to 251 points combined with his jury vote.

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With a sizeable lead in the voting phase, AleXa went on to win the show and fans felt as though she rightfully deserved it. "From watching her all the way back to produce48, Alex has always been one that stood out to me and I can't believe she has just won congrats AleXa #AmericanSongContest SPEECHLESS" tweeted a fan. "I did NOT see that coming, but I'm not mad about it. So interesting seeing the difference in the professional judges' preferences and us commoners. #AmericanSongContest" said another. "I love how emotional and excited about this she is, you can tell she wanted to win and cares so much, this isn't just a fun whatever thing like for some of the other entries  #AmericanSongContest" added a fan. "And the public had common sense and made the best song and artist of this festival the winner. Well done United States  #AmericanSongContest" tweeted a fan. "AleXa is such a deserving winner. She's extremely talented but so humble and authentic. A great ending for the first ASC #AmericanSongContest" noted another. "love to see the jury get dunked on" added a fan. 

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