American Song Contest Qualifiers 5: FULL Song Studio Recordings

 Pictured: Tenelle (AS) — (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)

American Song Contest qualifiers conclude tonight (April 18) on NBC featuring Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg as hosts. The ALL LIVE competition is based on the Eurovision Song Contest, which has been popular across the pond for decades. Fifty-six states and territories will compete for best original song. 

Tonight the final 11 songs compete for YOUR votes. Atlantic records is releasing the studio versions of the competing original songs, and tonight’s tunes are out NOW, including songs from Sisqó and Songland’s Halie

Check out our Contestant and Song list which also includes photos and bio information on each artist. Winners are determined by a mix of viewer votes and a 56 person jury representing each entity. Jurists can’t vote for their home state.

American Song Contest: Format and Voting Explainer

The jury will choose one song to advance to the semi-final round, revealed at the end of the show. Three additional songs determined by the jury and viewers will be revealed at the top of the following week’s episode.

Ryan Charles and “New Boot Goofin” first “redemption” song revealed

Additionally, NBC announced one of two “redemption” wildcard songs that will compete in the semi-finals which begin next week. It’s Wyoming’s Ryan Charles who performed the novelty song “New Boot Goofin'”

Sisqó – Maryland – It’s Up 

Sweet Taboo – California – Keys to the Kingdom 

Khalisol – New Mexico – Drop 

Ada Leann – Michigan – Natalie 

John Morgan – North Carolina – Right in the Middle

Josh Panda – Vermont – Rollercoaster 

Tenelle – American Samoa – Full Circle 

Jason J – Guam – Midnight 

Halie – Missouri – Better Things 

Andrew Sheppard – Idaho – Steady Machine

Justin Jesso – Illinois – Lifeline  

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