Who is Jordan Smith? 'The Voice' winner will represent Kentucky in 'American Song Contest'
Jordan Smith started his musical journey by singing in his church choir
NBC's 'American Song Contest' will feature some known singers like Jordan Smith. Jordan Smith won the 2015 singing competition 'The Voice'. Now he is all set to increase the level of competition in the new singing show.
In 'American Song Contest', Jordan Smith will be seen representing his native state, Kentucky. Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg will host the show. The show will be bringing a bunch of 56 contestants who will compete with each other for grabbing the grand prize. Amongst those 56 contestants, Jordan Smith will also be seen showcasing his melodious voice. The singing show will feature live original musical performances from all 50 states, five US territories, and our nation's capital, all fighting for the country's vote for the Best Original Song. The artists will participate in a series of qualifying rounds, semifinals, and a grand final. One state or territory will emerge as the winner. If you are curious to know more about Jordan Smith and his part of history in the music industry, you must continue reading.
Who is Jordan Smith?
Jordan Smith will be seen competing with other contestants in 'American Song Contest.' Jordan was born on November 4, 1993 in Whitley County, Kentucky, to musician parents. Smith started his musical journey by singing in his church choir. He followed his passion while pursuing his education at Lee University by joining the singing group at the university. Jordan was the winner of 'Poke Sallet Idol' at the annual Poke Sallet Festival in the year 2012.
After the Poke Sallet Festival, Jordan joined Season 9 of 'The Voice.' He performed brilliantly and mesmerized judges by singing songs like 'Chandelier', 'Climb', 'Every Mountain', and 'Mary, Did You Know?' Jordan successfully won the competition and bagged out $100,000 alongside a Republic Records recording contract. In addition, Smith was expanding his career in the industry. His song collection, The Voice: Jordan Smith: The Complete: Season 9 collection that aired in December 2015, debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard 200 album charts. Moreover, his songs broke records on Billboard's Christian music charts.
Smith continued performing at various events, like the People's Choice Awards. He also released his debut album titled 'Something Beautiful' in 2016. Surprisingly that album ranked second on the iTunes charts. After all his previous success and accomplishments, he will be now seen on the stage of 'American Song Contest', and his fans are really excited to watch him perform again. Are you also excited to watch Jordan performing? If yes then don't forget to watch the show.
'American Song Contest' airs on every Monday at 8 pm ET on NBC.