How to Vote For Your New Favorite Song on ‘American Song Contest’
There are three ways to vote for your favorite songs on American Song Contest. With the premiere of the new series on the rise, NBC finally shared how to vote for your favorite songs. American Song Contest premieres on NBC on Monday, March 21 at 8 p.m. EST.
Where Can I Vote For My Favorite Song?
Voting for the artists is just as simple as watching the series itself. Viewers are able to vote on NBC’s app and website, as well as on TikTok. Any viewer aged 13 and up residing in the United States of America or its territories is able to vote for their favorite song. NBC requires each voter to create A free NBC Universal account for voting through their app and website.
Fans who choose to vote on TikTok must search American Song Contest during the voting window to cast their ballot. Voting will also be available if ASC, ASC Vote, American Song Contest Vote, #ASC, #ASCVote, #AmericanSongContest, or #AmericanSongContestVote is searched on TikTok. Voting through any format is completely free.
In all forms of voting, fans are able to vote up 10 times for each artist. these three voting techniques will be used throughout the entire competition. Voting windows vary depending on the round of the competition. American Song Contest begins with the qualifiers round, then moves on to the semi finals, and finally the finale.
When Does Voting Open?
Voting for the qualifiers round opens on Monday nights at 8:00 p.m. EST and will close at 7:00 a.m. EST. Semi finals take place from April 25 to May 2 and will have a shorter voting period. The voting period for this round of the competition begins on Monday nights at 8:00 p.m. EST and ends on Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. EST. The finale is set to take place live on May 9. Voting for the finale will open at 8:00 p.m. EST and close at 9:35 p.m. EST.
Voting results for the qualifiers and semi final episodes will be revealed in the next episode following the voting window period. Basically, fans should expect to hear which artists remain in the competition at the beginning of each Monday episode.
American Song Contest voting differs from Eurovision‘s typical format. In Eurovision, their votes are cast through professional juries and televoters from each country. These voters are able to award a separate set of points from 1 to 8, 10 and 12. Instead, fans of the American series are able to vote for up to 10 times for their favorite artist. NBC has not shared whether fans can vote for their residing state, or not.
What is The Format of American Song Contest Rounds?
With American Song Contest coming so soon, it’s time to define the rounds to this live competition. There are three overall rounds, the qualifiers, semi finals, and finale within the eight week competition. 11 artists are featured within each qualifier episode. From the 11, only four can continue on into the semi finals.
Since the series begins with 56 overall artists, it can be assumed that the qualifier round will air for five weeks. From there, the remaining 20 artists will be in the semi finals. Each semi final episode will feature 10 artists fighting for their spot in the finale. The finale will be voted upon live and the winner of the series will be announced on May 9.
American Song Contest airs weekly on NBC, Mondays from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. EST.