This story contains spoilers for the finale of “American Song Contest.”
Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg hosted the reality competition series in which singer/songwriters represented their home states and territories to snag the prize for best original song.
K-pop performer AleXa from Oklahoma won this season.
The show is based on the Eurovision contest, と 56 jurors was divided among 10 geographic sections of the country weighing in. Viewers were also able to vote on the live performances.
AleXa told Billboard
勝つ “felt like my brain exploded because my mother was holding onto my arm and she was crying and shaking and so I cried with her.
“It was a very emotional experience,” 彼女は言いました. “Sharing that moment with my team and all the ‘ASC’ friends who were in the crowd meant the world to me.”