'American Song Contest': Semifinals 1 singers list, format and all you need to know
Also making it to the semis were Stela Cole (Georgia), MARi (New Hampshire), and Jared Lee – ‘Shameless‘ (Massachusetts)
After five weeks of some soulful, electric, heartwarming and funky performances, 'American Song Contest' finally heads into the first of the two semi-finals. Hosted by Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson, the hit NBC show saw one singer from each state battle it out for the ultimate title on the finale scheduled for May 9. In total, 11 states/territories will compete in an intense contest.
Week 5 saw Maryland's Sisqo wowing the fans in 'American Song Contest' by dishing out a vintage Sisqo performance, however, it was 17-year-old Ada LeAnn from Michigan who became the semifinalist. The youngest performer on the show advanced to the next stage after her song 'Natalie' was well-received by the jury and the audience. The show kicked off with the remaining results from the Live Qualifiers Week 4. Also making it to the semis were Stela Cole – ‘DIY‘ (Georgia), MARI – ‘Fly‘ (New Hampshire), and Jared Lee – ‘Shameless‘ (Massachusetts). And ahead of the all-important semifinal 1, we take a look at what's in store.
Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson will return to helm the semi-finals.
Who are the singers performing in Semi-final 1?
Alabama – Ni/Co – ‘The Difference‘
Colorado – Riker Lynch – ‘Feel The Love‘
Kentucky – Jordan Smith – ‘Sparrow‘
Massachusetts – Jared Lee – ‘Shameless‘
Michigan – Ada LeAnn – ‘Natalie‘
Montana – Jonah Prill – ‘Fire It Up‘
New Hampshire – MARi – ‘Fly‘
Oklahoma – AleXa – ‘Wonderland‘
Rhode Island – Hueston – ‘Held On Too Long‘
Washington – Allen Stone – ‘A Bit of Both‘
Wyoming – Ryan Charles – ‘New Boot Goofin‘ (Streaming Wild card)
The five contestants from semi-final who receive enough votes from the national jury and the at-home audiences will advance to the finale.
'American Song Contest' airs on Mondays, at 8/7c on NBC. You can vote for your favorite performances on the NBC website, the NBC app, and TikTok. You can also stream your favorite artists' songs on your preferred music streaming app.