The group behind the Eurovision Track Contest has introduced “The American Track Contest,” scheduled to happen in the course of the 2021 vacation season. “The American model of the Eurovision Track Contest will, as it’s presently conceived, place the artists face to face in opposition to different states’ representatives in a collection of 5-10 televised Qualifier Competitions, resulting in Semi-Finals and the last word primetime Grand Last,” in accordance with a information launch on the Eurovision website.
The Eurovision Track Contest is an annual competitors that pits singers from taking part nations in opposition to one another. To be eligible, contestants should be from a member nation of the European Broadcasting Union.
It has assist launch the careers of artists together with earlier winners Celine Dion and ABBA.
“The Eurovision Track Contest’s distinctive legacy dates again 65 years and its worldwide reputation remains to be rising,” Martin Österdahl, government supervisor of the Eurovision Track Contest, stated in an announcement.
“It is time for America to expertise this spectacle, via its sister competitors, the American Track Contest,” he stated. “Love of music is common and celebration of music in numerous genres and types can transcend boundaries and unite folks. We’re excited to have discovered the proper companions to supply one other collection that our followers throughout the globe can fall in love with and to share this distinctive competitors with the American folks.”
Main as much as the American competitors would be the formation of The American Track Contest Academy, a gaggle of US-based music professionals representing all genres and backgrounds.
They may create juries of artists and music trade notables who, together with regional audiences, will choose high expertise from all 50 states to compete. State representatives might be solo artists, duos or bands with as much as six members.
Eurovision is so widespread worldwide that there have been viewing events held throughout the glove. And Netflix in June launched the comedic movie, “Eurovision Track Contest: The Story of Hearth Saga,” starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams as a pair of pop singers chasing their dream to compete within the contest.