Our American neighbours throughout the pond can be having their very personal model of the Eurovision Track Contest come 2021! The EBU has confirmed that the American Track Contest is ready to make its debut subsequent 12 months.
The American Track Contest will characteristic 5-10 Qualifier Rounds, Semi-finals and the Grand Ultimate and is scheduled to be held throughout the 2021 vacation season. All 50 American states will partake within the competitors with their respective acts.
Mr. Martin Österdahl (Eurovision Track Contest Government Supervisor/EBU) says:
The Eurovision Track Contest’s distinctive legacy dates again 65 years and its worldwide recognition remains to be rising. It’s time for America to expertise this spectacle, by its sister competitors, the American Track Contest. Love of music is common and celebration of music in several genres and types can transcend boundaries and unite folks. We’re excited to have discovered the best 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.
Anders Lenhoff (American Track Contest Producer) says:
Think about if music was an Olympic sport and artists from everywhere in the world got here collectively to compete for the gold. That’s the Eurovision Track Contest.
“he American model can be completely different than something seen earlier than on U.S. tv, marrying the fanfare and pleasure of March Insanity and the NFL playoffs with the artistry and fantastic thing about world-class performances. The American Track Contest is a contest that occurs to be televised, fairly than a contest created to make a tv present. And it’s open to all singers with a tune, whether or not they’re novice artists or already signed to a significant document label. Nobody is excluded from the competitors.
The American Track Contest Core Workforce contains internationally acclaimed world class professionals:
- Anders Lenhoff
- Ola Melzig
- Ben Silverman
- Peter Settman
- Christer Bjorkman
The EBU feedback regards the idea of the American Track Contest:
As a lead as much as the stay televised competitors, Propagate Content material and The American Track Contest producing workforce will create The American Track Contest Academy, a gaggle consisting of music professionals based mostly within the U.S. that characterize all genres and backgrounds. These members will create juries of artists and music business notables who, together with the regional audiences, will choose high expertise from all 50 states to compete. These representatives of every state will be both solo artists, duos or bands with as much as 6 members.
The American Track Contest is predicted to be held months after the 2021 Eurovision Track Contest in Rotterdam which is schduled to happen on 18, 20 and 22 Could.