Musical Acts From ‘American Song Contest' Include Jewel & More Famous Faces

Fifty-six performers from all across the country are set to compete on NBC's new competition show "American Song Contest," hosted by Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg. You won't believe which celebrities are representing their states

Kelly Clarkson (left) and Snoop Dogg (right)
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America's best and brightest musical talents are ready to shine.

The U.S.A. is getting its very own version of Eurovision when NBC's new live reality competition series, "American Song Contest," premieres on March 21. The Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg-hosted show will feature 56 performers -- including groups and soloists -- representing all 50 states, five U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. They'll battle it out to win the country's vote for best original song.

While a majority of the talent are up-and-coming artists and singers on the rise, a handful of competitors are instantly recognizable celebrities who have been dominating the music industry for decades.

Famous faces like Jewel (Alaska), Michael Bolton (Connecticut), Sisqó (Maryland) and Macy Gray (Ohio) will all compete for their home states starting next week. Fans might also recognize Kentucky's Jordan Smith, who won season nine of "The Voice" in 2015.

Coinciding with the performances each week, Atlantic Records will release all the original songs featured on American Song Contest for fans to enjoy anytime.

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Get to know all 56 competitors in the E! photo gallery here.

American Song Contest premieres Monday, March 21, at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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