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UNITED STATES – The Best Original Song award is open to submissions from all 50 states, five U.S. territories, and the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. First, three preliminary rounds are to be held before semi-finals are staged, and then there will be a grand final to decide who wins.
The American Song Contest, which kicks out on March 21st, will have three different voting options, according to NBC.
FIRST SHOW REHEARSALS
- Iowa : Alisabeth Von Presley – “Wonder”
- Arkansas: Kelsey Lamb – “Never Like This”
- Wisconsin: Jake’O – “Feel Your Love”
- Wyoming: Ryan Charles – “New Boot Goofin”
- Indiana: UG skywalkin – “Love For My City”
- Connecticut: Michael Bolton – “Beautiful World”
- Minnesota: Yam Haus – “Ready To Go”
- Mississippi: Keyone Starr – “Fire”
- Oklahoma: AleXa – “Wonderland”
- Puerto Rico: Christian Pagán – “LOKO”
- Rhode Island: Hueston – “Held On Too Long”
App voting, internet voting, and TikTok voting will be utilized to choose the American Song Contest’s qualifiers and ultimate winner. Voting will be accessible to anybody over the age of 13 who lives in one of the contending states or territories.
This will be done using the NBC app. As part of the voting process, you must input your ZIP code to guarantee that your votes are tallied as part of your state’s total.
To vote online at NBC.com/ASCVOTE, individuals must first create an NBCUniversal profile. You must also provide a ZIP code to guarantee that your votes are tallied as part of your state’s total score.
Voting on TikTok is possible by searching for the “American Song Contest” on the video-sharing app. TikTok allows you to vote up to 10 times per artist’s TikTok account.
THE VOTING WINDOWS
- Qualifying Shows – March 21 & 28, April 4, 11 & 18 – from 20:00 ET on Monday until 07:00 ET on Wednesday.
- Semi-Final Shows – April 25 & May 2 – from 20:00 ET on Monday until 08:00 ET on Tuesday
- Final – May 9 – from 20:00 ET and close at 21:35 ET.