Songland season 2 continues with guest artist, Broadway (Dear Evan Hanson) and film (Pitch Perfect) star Ben Platt. Helping the act find their next great song among four undiscovered songwriters will be returning panelists members Ryan Tedder, Shane McAnally and Ester Dean. In the episode, the team will help the fledgeling tunesmiths shape and produce their songs for a final performance in front of the artist, who will choose the winning song to record.
Check out this week’s Songland emerging songwriters
The Week, another Voice alum pitches Ben Platt a song. Plus, a youtube star, Reba McEntire’s protege, and a Chicago soul singer.
Kansas City native, Anna Hamilton, is a national water ski competitor as a singer-songwriter. One of 11 siblings, she has been writing songs all of her life. Anna currently lives in Nashville where she attended Belmont University. A live cover of Imagine Dragons Bad Liar amassed more than 30M views on Youtube. Interview Instagram Facebook Youtube
Caroline started her career as a country artist, touring with Reba McEntire and opening for artists such as Blakc Shelton, Eric Church and Martina McBride. “Winter,” as song Caroline wrote appears on the soundtrack of the documentary Winter, The Dolphin that Can. In 2018, she transitioned to pop music with a self-titled EP release. Her single “Cold” was featured in Parade and Pop Matters. Wikipedia Instagram Facebook Youtube
Chicago native David Davis grew up with seven siblings and a love for music. He studied piano and performance at Belmont University in Tennessee. He’s worked with producers RedOne and Aaron Sprinkle. He’s synced music on TV shows and opened for artists such as Jon Bellion anand John Legend. Website Instagram Facebook Youtube
Berklee graduate Kylie Rothfield competed on The Voice season 11 as a member of Team Alicia Keys. She was eliminated in the playoffs with a rendition of the Rolling Stones “Satisfaction.” She wrote a ton of songs while recovering from a vocal hemorrhage and unable to speak for a month. Bio Article Instagram Facebook Youtube
Songland episode 8 featuring Ben Platt airs on NBC Monday, June 9 at 10 pm ET/PT .