'American Song Contest': Alexis Cunningham's act leaves fans saying 'more Taylor Swift than punk rock'

'American Song Contest': Alexis Cunningham's act leaves fans saying 'more Taylor Swift than punk rock'
Alexis Cunningham (Twitter)

Alexis Cunningham from West Virginia performed 'Working on a Miracle' in 'American Song Contest' and there was quite a response by fans on social media. The punk rock-ish track earned some lavish praise from hosts Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson, but Twitter seemed to have other ideas.

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"Alexis Cunningham gave us a miracle tonight. Having her on this national stage and talking about her queerness is so important for people to see. She gave it her all and I’m hoping the best for her! #AmericanSongContest," one of the fans remarked. "#AmericanSongContest Song 8 - Show 4 West Virginia — Alexis Cunningham — “Working on a Miracle” Song was good remind me of the indie tunes i listern to the back ground was super good My Score - 7, a fan rated the performance.

"8. West Virginia - Alexis Cunningham: “Working on a Miracle” I was getting more T Swift than punk rock. #AmericanSongContest," a tweet read. "6- Alexis Cunningham - “Working on a miracle” - West Virginia A good-vibes, fast-paced folk song. The melody is quite cute. Pretty much everything is well-done. Then again it’s not excellent nor does it stand out. Middle of the road. #AmericanSongContest," one of the comments read. "If Alexis Cunningham doesn’t move on they better cancel #AmericanSongContest," a fan exclaimed.

"Alexis Cunningham’s performance of Waiting On A Miracle was absolutely so beautiful! Her voice is incredible & he vocal range is amazing! I loved the flowers & the stunning visuals plus Lesbian Rights! Love the same sex couple dancing as they showed passion! #AmericanSongContest," one of the tweets said.







What are your thoughts on Alexis Cunningham's 'Working on a Miracle'?

'American Song Contest' airs on Monday, 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.


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