American Song Contest Qualifiers 4 Contestant List

Pictured: (l-r) Snoop Dogg, Kelly Clarkson — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

American Song Contest – Qualifiers 4 – Meet the Artists

Eleven more songs debut on American Song Contest Qualifiers 4 airing on NBC Monday April 11.  Fifty-six artists, representing the 50 states, five U.S. territories and our nation’s compete to win the country’s vote for the best hit song.

Hosted by Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg, American Song Contest comes from the producers of the long running Eurovision Song Contest and The Voice

American Song Contest: Format and Voting Explainer

Check out a list of week 4 artists, including song names and photos. The video below introduces each act, including popular singer-songwriter Allen Stone representing Washington state and 90s EDM trailblazer, The Crystal Method repping Nevada.

Check out sneak peek clips from dress rehearsal 

Contestant Video Packages

American Song Contest Week 4 Qualifiers Contestants and Songs

  • Las Marias – Arizona – De La Finikera – After moving to Nogales, Arizona, when their parents were deported to Mexico, twins Maria Isabel and Maria Theresa begin playing Regional music like Mariachi in Norteños. As Los Marías, they have released five albums – Learn More
  • Stela Cole – Georgia – DIY – Inspired by the Atlanta music scene, especially hip-hop greats like Outkast, pop artist stela cole has a left-of-center edge. She’s amassed one million monthly listeners and 5000,000 followers. – Learn More
  • Bronson Varde – Hawaii – For You – Bronson  Varde’s sound is influenced by the island reggae music he grew up listening to in his native Hawaii, known as “Jawaiian” music. He’s gained a local following and hopes to share his songs with the world.  – Learn More
  • Jared Lee – Massachusetts – Shameless – Jared Lee is a Boston-born singer, songwriter and platinum producer with over 80 million streams worldwide. A soulful vocalist inspired by Boston legends, he grew up harmonizing to James Taylor on family car rides. – Learn More
  • Scott Kirkland (The Crystal Method)  – Nevada – Watch Me Now – Las Vegas born-and-raised Scott Kirkland is known as Grammy-nominated artist The Crystal Method. As a pioneer of the big beat genre, his work popularized electronic music with mainstream audiences across America. – Learn More
  • MARi – New Hampshire – Fly – With powerhouse pipes and a larger-than-life personality, MARi creates and performs Billboard chart-topping music. Proud of her Latina and New Hampshire roots, she proves that big things do come in small packages. – Learn More
  • Bri Steves – Pennsylvania – Plenty Love – Bri Steves is a Philadelphia MC who is as multi-layered as she is multi-talented. Her musicality, singing ability and skill as a rapper make her a unique, independent voice in an industry she refuses to conform to. – Learn More
  • NËITHER – Washington DC – I Like It – Jack-of-all-trades creative NËITHER grew up in the DMV, where his grandma made sure he knew the blues, went to the opera and played the violin. Today he works with legends like Ty Dolla $ign and Childish Gambino.  – Learn More
  • Allen Stone – Washington – A Bit of Both –  The son of a pastor, Allen Stone grew up in a small town in Washington listening to the power of gospel music. Now, he’s developed a devoted following of his own with his soulful blend of rock, folk, R&B and funk. – Learn More
  • Alexis Cunningham – West Virginia – Working on a Miracle – Alexis Cunningham got her start playing folk songs on YouTube in her West Virginia home. After experimenting with a variety of sounds, she’s finally found her “secret sauce” in her new single, “The Medicine.” – Learn More
  • Savannah Keyes – Utah – Sad Girl – Country-pop musician Savannah Keys got her first break on the Ellen DeGeneres Show at age 13. After releasing her debut “I’m Not California,” she hopes to inspire undiscovered Utah artists to follow their dreams.  – Learn More

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