American version of ‘Eurovision’ contest coming to US in 2021

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Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams could not be competing, however an American model of the wildly-popular “Eurovision” singing competitors is coming to america in 2021.

One of many world’s most-watched singing contest — and topic of the brand new Netflix comedy, “Eurovision” — has introduced that “The American Tune Contest” will happen throughout 2021’s vacation season reports CNN.

And though Eurovision itself was canceled this year as a result of coronavirus pandemic, officers stated they can even carry again the competitors subsequent yr.

“The Eurovision Tune Contest’s distinctive legacy dates again 65 years and its worldwide recognition remains to be rising,” stated Govt Supervisor, Martin Österdahl.

“It’s time for America to expertise this spectacle, by its sister competitors, the American Tune Contest,” Österdahl stated.

“Love of music is common and celebration of music in numerous genres and kinds can transcend boundaries and unite folks,” he stated.

“We’re excited to have discovered the precise companions to supply one other sequence that our followers throughout the globe can fall in love with and to share this distinctive competitors with the American folks.”

Within the American contest, state winners will compete in a sequence of qualifier competitions, “resulting in Semi-Finals and the last word primetime Grand Finale,” the Eurovision website said.

Competing acts will vary from solo artists to bands with not more than six members, officers stated. Judges might be US-based artists from a spread of musical genres.

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