Songland

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Songland
Created byDavid A. Stewart
Directed byIvan Dudynsky
StarringEster Dean
Shane McAnally
Ryan Tedder
Composer(s)Jared Gutstadt
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes21
Production
Executive producer(s)Audrey Morrissey
Ivan Dudynsky
Adam Levine
Dave Stewart
Chad Hines
Production company(s)Universal Television Alternative Studio
222 Productions
Live Animals Productions
Dave Stewart Entertainment
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseMay 28, 2019 (2019-05-28) –
present
External links
Website

Songland is an American songwriting competition series on NBC that premiered in May 2019.[1] The show, produced in cooperation with the Universal Television Alternative Studio, 222 Productions, Live Animals Productions and Dave Stewart,[2] sets out to give undiscovered songwriters a chance to create a hit. It gives the viewers a look at the creative process in action.[3] Contestants are selected to work with producers and a well-known recording artist to release a song.[4] The show tries to elevate the traditional role of the songwriter in the process of creating music from "unpleasant secret" to being the celebrated "magic ingredient".[5] Musician and composer David A. Stewart, formerly of the Eurythmics, conceived of Songland.[3]

The show premiered in May 2019, with three producer-hosts: Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Ester Dean; Grammy-winning producer and lead singer of OneRepublic Ryan Tedder; and Grammy-winning songwriter Shane McAnally. In September 2019, the series was renewed, and season two premiered in April 2020.[6][7]

According to Heavy.com, many of the first season's songs picked by the guest artists for release hit No. 1 on an iTunes chart.[8] Songland was the top new show of summer 2019 "in the key adults 18-49 demographic and among total viewers, according to Nielsen's "most current" metric, which counts a week's worth of delayed viewing per episode where available".[9]

Premise[edit]

Each episode, producers Ryan Tedder, Ester Dean and Shane McAnally team up with songwriters to create the next big hit to be recorded by the guest performing artist.[10] Four seemingly unknown songwriters audition songs they have written live for the producers and that episode's guest star(s).[3] They do so in Songland's makeshift recording studio equipped with sound mixing equipment, and sometimes with live musicians and extra singers.[5] They immediately get feedback for the song's lyrics, message, and musical construction, often with specific ways to improve the track.[5] Reviewer Nancy Stetson commented:

It's enlightening to see how a song can change just by slowing it down or speeding it up, or moving the chorus, or emphasizing the beat or shuffling parts around.[3]

From four prospective songs, three are chosen and matched up with one each of the three producers to develop a final version for approval; those re-worked songs are then sung again with one chosen as the winner.[5] The winning track is released the same night as the episode is aired, with the viewers witnessing a song produced for consumption in roughly 45 minutes.[5] It gives the viewers a look at the creative process in action.[3]

Production[edit]

Musician and composer David A. Stewart, formerly of the Eurythmics, conceived of Songland.[3] Songland attempts to rework the often thankless and grueling job of songwriting.[5] The general public rarely notes who wrote the lyrics, or the music that catches attention, instead the credit is generally given to the singer,[3] the typical narrative being that they're anonymous "cogs in the well-oiled pop (music) machine".[5] A song is optioned, sometimes passed to other artists, who may wait months or years to record it, or just a hook from it, and all for the singer's own glory.[5] The show tries to elevate the traditional role of the songwriter in the process of creating music from "unpleasant secret" to being the celebrated "magic ingredient".[5]

The show premiered in May 2019, with three producer-hosts: Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Ester Dean; Grammy-winning producer and lead singer of OneRepublic Ryan Tedder; and Grammy-winning songwriter Shane McAnally.[3] In 2016, an entertainment lawyer advised prospective songwriters from signing the show's contract as they would be giving it the rights to their work whether chosen or not.[11] The show responded, "We wish to be abundantly clear that by signing the casting application, songwriters do not transfer ownership of any of their original songs. This show is truly a celebration of songwriters and their craft."[11]

Episodes[edit]

Color key:

       Songwriter's track won, the recording is released by the musical guest
       Songwriter was in the top three
       Songwriter eliminated before final round

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

Episode 1 (May 28, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Max Embers "Back Home" (retitled "Lookin' Up") Ryan Tedder Top 3
2 Tebby Burrows "We Need Love" Shane McAnally Winner
3 Sam James "Shinedown" N/A Eliminated
4 Ollie Gabriel "Something New" Ester Dean Top 3

Notes: John Legend chose the song from Bahamian-born and Miami-based Tebby Burrows because he felt that, of the four songs, it had "the biggest journey from where it was to where it is now."[12] "We Need Love" hit No. 1 on the iTunes R&B chart.[8]

Episode 2 (June 4, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Josh Logan "Boxes" Shane McAnally Top 3
2 Charisma "Invincible" Ryan Tedder Top 3
3 Adam Friedman "Be Nice" Ester Dean Winner
4 Ray Goren "Oh Lord" N/A Eliminated

Notes: will.i.am opted to record all three finalist songs;[13] at the end of the episode he announced that he would remove three songs from Black Eyed Peas' next album to add "Be Nice", as well as "Boxes" and "Invincible".[14] He also told fourth place Ray Goren that "Oh Lord" is "a career-making song he should record for himself", and that he would be a featured singer on Goren's track.[14] "Be Nice" hit No. 1 on the iTunes Rock Charts.[8]

Episode 3 (June 11, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Jack Newsome "Lying (Next to You)" Shane McAnally Top 3
2 Jess Jocoy "Easy" N/A Eliminated
3 Daniel Feels "Crush" Ester Dean Top 3
4 Darius Coleman "Better Luck Next Time" Ryan Tedder Winner

Notes: Kelsea Ballerini is the first country music artist on the show, and said that she is attracted to songs that provoke a strong reaction in her, whether that reaction is dancing or crying.[15] She added that Darius Coleman had created a country hook whether he intended to or not.[15] "Better Luck Next Time" charted No. 1 on the iTunes Pop Chart, and No. 2 on the iTunes Overall Charts.[8]

Episode 4 (June 18, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Able Heart "Greenlight" Ester Dean Winner
2 Remmi "Flickering" (retitled "Do You Think of Me?") Ryan Tedder Top 3
3 Ori "No Pressure" N/A Eliminated
4 Rynn "Crowded Places" Shane McAnally Top 3

Notes: Philadelphia songwriter and beatmaker Able Heart has been a ghost-writer up until the show; he also had never sung live.[16] The Jonas Brothers' "Greenlight" went to #1 on the U.S. iTunes sales charts,[17] and hit No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Charts.[8]

Episode 5 (June 25, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Brandin Jay "No Money Alright" (retitled "We Got Us") Ester Dean Top 3
2 Kole "Hurt Me" Ryan Tedder Winner
3 Zachary Kale "All Over Again" N/A Eliminated
4 Josh Wood "Alone" Shane McAnally Top 3

Notes: Trainor picked the song because of its lyrics "about the aftermath of a breakup and making sure you always rise above the drama" being empowering.[18] "Hurt Me" is "a fun and sassy dance-pop cut" with "a hooky jam".[19]

Episode 6 (July 2, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Kyle Williams "Getting Started" Ryan Tedder Winner
2 Afika "Chosen" N/A Eliminated
3 TVTE "Call for a Hero" Ester Dean Top 3
4 Steve Fee "Same Blood" Shane McAnally Top 3, released as a single

Notes: The winning song, "Getting Started" by Kyle Williams aka producer Willyecho, was used for the Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw (August 2019) directed by David Leitch,[20][21] who helped decide on the song which features rapper JID. They were looking for a “song that is motivational and inspiring with swagger”.[22] Aloe Blacc also chose to record "Same Blood" by Steve Fee.[22] "Chosen", the fourth-place finisher from Afika, was also released. TVTE's "Call for a Hero" was retitled "Hero" for the official version.

Episode 7 (August 14, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 IRO "Shadow" Shane McAnally Winner
2 Pop Culture "City Kids" (retitled "Unforgettable") Ryan Tedder Top 3
3 Chris Jobe "It Could Have Been You" N/A Eliminated
4 Casey Cook "Judgements" Ester Dean Top 3

Notes: Macklemore released the single "Shadow" as a collaboration with Iro, it reached No. 1 on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Chart.[8]

Episode 8 (August 21, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Katelyn Tarver "Young" Shane McAnally Winner
2 Jacobi.e "Westside" (retitled "Where the Road Ends") Ryan Tedder Top 3
3 MACI "Take a Ride" N/A Eliminated
4 Jake Scott "Is This Love?" (retitled "Journey") Ester Dean Top 3

Notes: The winning song "Young" is featured on Jeep commercial. Katelyn Tarver, the winning songwriter, also starred in the commercial.[23]

Episode 9 (August 28, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Olivia Lane "Perfect Skin" Ester Dean Top 3
2 Rozee "Fighting For Us" (retitled "Solo Quiero (Somebody to Love)"/"All I Want") Ryan Tedder Winner
3 Rafferty "A Heart Full of Love" (retitled "When You Fall In Love") Shane McAnally Top 3
4 Annabel Lee "Ugliest Love" N/A Eliminated

Notes: "Solo Quiero (Somebody to Love)" by Leona Lewis, Cali y El Dandee and Juan Magán reached No. 1 on the iTunes Latino chart.[8][24] The song has also peaked at number one on several US Billboard Latin charts, including the Latin Digital Song Sales.[25]

Episode 10 (September 4, 2019)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Sam DeRosa "Pill for This" Shane McAnally Top 3
2 Zach Sorgen "Habits" (retitled "Bad Habit") Ryan Tedder Winner
3 Paris Williams "Pity Party" N/A Eliminated
4 Joel Adams "Hate Love" Ester Dean Top 3

Notes: Even though Charlie Puth picked Zach Sorgen's song "Bad Habit", he did not release a version instead opting to give the song back to Sorgen to release himself.[8]

Episode 11 (September 11, 2019)[edit]

With Tedder serving as the musical guest, Jason Evigan served as a guest producer.

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 JT Roach "Somebody to Love" Shane McAnally Winner
2 Madi "Darkest Days" Ester Dean Top 3
3 Tyler James Bellinger "Giving You Up" N/A Eliminated
4 Brigetta "Be Somebody" Jason Evigan Top 3

Notes: OneRepublic's "Somebody to Love" went to #1 on the U.S. iTunes sales charts, two days after the official release.[citation needed] The song will be on the group's upcoming album Human (2020), as the promotional single.


Winning Producers (Season 1)

Producer Wins
Shane McAnally 4
Ester Dean 2
Ryan Tedder 5
Jason Evigan 0

Season 2 (2020)[edit]

Episode 1 (April 13, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Tim Halperin "Losing You" Ryan Tedder Top 3
2 Steven Battey "Feels Good to Me" N/A Eliminated
3 Madeline Merlo "I’ll Drink to That" (retitled "Champagne Night") Shane McAnally Winner
4 Ryan Innes "Long Way Home" Ester Dean Top 3

Notes:

  • "Champagne Night" hit the number one spot on the US iTunes sales chart, and remained in the top ten the following week.[26]
  • "Long Way Home", written by Ryan Innes, was later chosen as an original song for The Voice winner Todd Tilghman during the season 18 finale, with Shane McAnally and Ester Dean co-producing. The song also reached the number one spot on the US iTunes sales chart upon its release.[27] "Long Way Home" eventually became Tilghman's coronation song following his victory the day after its release.

Episode 2 (April 20, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 DYSON "Conditions" (retitled "Lost in Translation") Shane McAnally Top 3
2 Pipobeats "Sway" Ryan Tedder Winner
3 Lauren Martinez "I Don't Want to Know" Ester Dean Top 3
4 Corii "What If" N/A Eliminated

Notes: “Sway” hit the number one spot on the US iTunes sales chart.[26] Season 1 contestant IRO returned to provide vocals on DYSON's "Lost In Translation" for the final presentation phase. Luis Fonsi became the first Puerto Rico singer-songwriter on the show.

Episode 3 (April 27, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Axel Mansoor "Scary" Ester Dean Top 3
2 Milly "Safe Place" N/A Eliminated
3 Jocelyn Alice "How Could You Not Know?" Shane McAnally Top 3
4 Raquel Castro "Wrong Places" Ryan Tedder Winner

Episode 4 (May 4, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 CKAY "Hero" Shane McAnally Top 3
2 Halie "Girls Like Me" Ester Dean Winner
3 WOLVES "Miracle" N/A Eliminated
4 Jeffrey James "We Can Be (Heroes)" (retitled "We Can Be Heroes") Ryan Tedder Top 3

Episode 5 (May 11, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Keegan Bost "Glad You Came" (retitled "Give It to You") Ryan Tedder Winner
2 Jenna Lotti "Sad Girls" Shane McAnally Top 3
3 Jeremy Shayne "Too Late” N/A Eliminated
4 Dan Burke "Numb" Ester Dean Top 3

Episode 6 (May 18, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Shawn Austin "Ain’t Going Nowhere" (retitled "Lean On") Ester Dean Top 3
2 Lukr "Hopes High" (retitled "What You're Puttin' Down") Ryan Tedder Top 3
3 Victoria Banks "That's a Country Song" N/A Eliminated
4 Griffen Palmer "Second Guessing" Shane McAnally Winner

Episode 7 (May 25, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Zak Waters "Bad Things" Ryan Tedder Top 3
2 Juan & Lisa Winans "Maybe" (retitled "What If It's Love") Shane McAnally Top 3
3 Charles Infamous "Jukebox" N/A Eliminated
4 ChrisLee "Love Struck" Ester Dean Winner

Notes: Boyz II Men opted to record all three finalist songs.[28]

Episode 8 (June 1, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Greg Scott "Miracle" Ryan Tedder Split Winner
2 Alyssa Newton "Made for This" N/A Eliminated
3 Anna Graceman "Gold" (retitled "Bones") Shane McAnally Split Winner
4 Josh Vida "Crazy Enough" (retitled "Sideline") Ester Dean Top 3

Notes: In a first for the series, Rexha combined "Miracle" by Scott and "Bones" by Graceman for the winning song that will be used to promote the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. Season 1 contestant Sam DeRosa returned to provide vocals on Scott's "Miracle" for the final presentation phase.[29]

Episode 9 (June 8, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 David Davis "Everything It Took to Get to You" (retitled "Everything I Did to Get to You") Ryan Tedder Winner
2 Kylie Rothfield "Lonely" (retitled "Ghost") Ester Dean Top 3
3 Caroline Kole "Fool’s Gold" Shane McAnally Top 3
4 Anna Hamilton "Deathbed" N/A Eliminated

Episode 10 (June 15, 2020)[edit]

Order Songwriter Song Producer Result
1 Miranda Glory "Salty" (retitled "No Cap (Missing You)") Ryan Tedder Top 3
2 Ryan Cam "Staying Over" (retitled "California") Ester Dean Winner
3 David Wade "Horse ‘N Carriage" (retitled "Personal") Shane McAnally Top 3
4 Fatherdude "Billions" N/A Eliminated


Winning Producers (Season 2)

Producer Wins
Shane McAnally 3
Ester Dean 3
Ryan Tedder 5

The Voice 2020 finale crossover[edit]

For the finale of The Voice, Songland songwriters and producers Shane McAnally, Ester Dean, and Ryan Tedder were recruited to help each of the five finalists with original songs.[30] The contestants, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, consulted and performed remotely.[31]

Singer Songwriter Song Producer Result
Micah Iverson f. Team Kelly Clarkson Troy Ogletree, Jason Strong "Butterflies"[30] Shane McAnally Fifth place
CammWess f. Team John Legend CammWess, John Legend "Save It For Tomorrow"[30] Ryan Tedder Fourth place
Thunderstorm Artis f. Team Nick Jonas Thunderstorm Artis "Sedona"[31] Ryan Tedder Third place
Toneisha Harris f. Team Blake Shelton Toneisha Harris "My Superhero"[31] Shane McAnally Runner-up[a]
Todd Tilghman f. Team Blake Shelton Shane McAnally, Ester Dean and Ryan Innes "Long Way Home"[33] Shane McAnally and Ester Dean Winner

Notes: Todd Tilghman from Team Blake Shelton became the first and the only contestant of the eighteenth season to reach top ten on iTunes. His original song's studio recording hit #1 on iTunes Overall Chart and iTunes Country Chart.[34]

List of songs premiered on Songland[edit]

This is a list of songs that appeared on the show that have been released by the guest artists, or through the songwriters. Sounds Like Nashville noted, “All of the songs from Songland are available digitally for purchase or streaming”.[35]

Episode Song Performer Songwriter
1.1 "We Need Love"[36] John Legend Tebby Burrows
"Lookin' Up"[11] Max Embers
"Something New"[11] Ollie Gabriel
1.2 "Be Nice"[37] The Black Eyed Peas feat. Snoop Dogg Adam Friedman
"Boxes"[38] The Black Eyed Peas Josh Logan
"Invincible"[38] The Black Eyed Peas Charisma
"Oh Lord"[39] Ray Goren
1.3 "Better Luck Next Time"[40] Kelsea Ballerini Darius Coleman
"Lying (Next to You)"[41] Jack Newsome
"Crush"[42] Daniel Feels & Annie Schindel Daniel Feels
"Easy"[11] Jess Jocoy
1.4 "Greenlight"[43] Jonas Brothers Able Heart
"Do You Think of Me?"[44] Remmi
"Crowded Places"[45] Rynn
1.5 "Hurt Me"[46] Meghan Trainor Kole
"We Got Us"[47] Brandin Jay
"Alone"[47] Josh Wood
"All Over Again"[11] Zachary Kale
1.6 "Getting Started"[48] Aloe Blacc feat. JID Kyle Williams
"Same Blood"[38] Aloe Blacc Steve Fee
"Chosen"[49] Afika
"Hero"[49] TVTE
1.7 "Shadow"[50] Macklemore feat. Iro Iro
"Judgements"[51] Casey Cook
"It Could've Been You"[11] Chris Jobe
1.8 "Young"[52] Old Dominion Katelyn Tarver
"Journey"[11] Jake Scott
"Take a Ride"[11] MACI
1.9 "Solo Quiero (Somebody to Love)"[53] Leona Lewis, Cali y El Dandee & Juan Magán Rozee
"Perfect Skin"[54] Olivia Lane
"When You Fall In Love"[55] Rafferty
"Ugliest Love"[55] Annabel Lee
1.10 "Bad Habit"[38] Zach Sorgen
"Pill for This"[38] Sam DeRosa
1.11 "Somebody to Love"[56] OneRepublic JT Roach
"Be Somebody"[35] Brigetta
"Darkest Days"[35] MADI
"Giving You Up"[11] Tyler James Bellinger
2.1 "Champagne Night"[11] Lady Antebellum Madeline Merlo
"Long Way Home"[57] Todd Tilghman Ryan Innes
"Losing You"[11] Tim Halperin
2.2 "Sway"[26] Luis Fonsi Pipobeats
"Lost in Translation"[11] DYSON
"I Don't Want to Know"[11] Lauren Martinez
"What If"[58] Corii feat. Bruce Wiegner Corii
2.3 "Wrong Places"[59] H.E.R. Raquel Castro
"Scary"[11] Axel Mansoor
"How Could You Not Know?"[11] Jocelyn Alice
2.4 "Girls Like Me"[60] Martina McBride Halie
"Hero"[11] CKAY
"We Can Be Heroes"[11] Jeffrey James
2.5 "Give It to You"[61] Julia Michaels Keegan Bost
"Sad Girls"[11] Jenna Lotti
"Numb"[11] Dan Burke
2.6 "Second Guessing"[62] Florida Georgia Line Griffen Palmer
"Lean On"[11] Shawn Austin
"What You're Puttin' Down"[11] Lukr
2.7 "Love Struck"[63] Boyz II Men ChrisLee
"Bad Things"[63] Boyz II Men Zak Waters
"What If It's Love"[63] Boyz II Men Juan & Lisa Winans
2.8 "Miracle" & "Bones"[64] Bebe Rexha Greg Scott & Anna Graceman
"Sideline"[11] Josh Vida
2.9 "Everything I Did to Get to You"[65] Ben Platt David Davis
"Ghost"[11] Kylie Rothfield
"Fool’s Gold"[11] Caroline Kole
2.10 "California"[66] Usher feat. Tyga Ryan Cam
"No Cap (Missing You)"[11] Miranda Glory
"Personal"[11] David Wade
"Billions"[67] Fatherdude

Artists' appearances on other television shows[edit]

Ratings[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Viewership and ratings per episode of Songland
No. Title Air date Timeslot (ET) Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "John Legend" May 28, 2019 Tuesday 10:00 p.m. 1.1/6 5.51[68] 0.4 1.39 1.5 6.90[69]
2 "will.i.am" June 4, 2019 1.0/6 4.53[70] 0.3 1.19 1.3 5.72[71]
3 "Kelsea Ballerini" June 11, 2019 0.9/5 4.15[72] 0.3 1.16 1.2 5.31[73]
4 "Jonas Brothers" June 18, 2019 0.9/5 4.53[74] 0.4 1.28 1.3 5.79[75]
5 "Meghan Trainor" June 25, 2019 0.9/5 4.27[76] 0.3 1.06 1.2 5.34[77]
6 "Aloe Blacc" July 2, 2019 0.7/4 3.45[78] 0.3 1.02 1.0 4.48[79]
7 "Macklemore" August 14, 2019 Wednesday 9:00 p.m. 0.7/4 3.28[80] 0.2 0.78 0.9 4.06[81]
8 "Old Dominion" August 21, 2019 0.7/4 3.44[82] 0.2 0.75 0.9 4.20[83]
9 "Leona Lewis" August 28, 2019 0.7/4 3.34[84] 0.2 0.76 0.9 4.10[85]
10 "Charlie Puth" September 4, 2019 0.8/5 3.96[86] 0.2 0.67 1.0 4.63[87]
11 "OneRepublic" September 11, 2019 0.8/4 3.68[88] 0.2 0.67 1.0 4.35[89]

Season 2[edit]

Viewership and ratings per episode of Songland
No. Title Air date Timeslot (ET) Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "Lady Antebellum" April 13, 2020 Monday 10:00 p.m. 0.8 4.54[90] N/A 1.12 N/A 5.67[91]
2 "Luis Fonsi" April 20, 2020 0.8 4.14[92] 0.3 1.05 1.1 5.19[93]
3 "H.E.R." April 27, 2020 0.6 3.30[94] 0.2 0.93 0.8 4.15[95]
4 "Martina McBride" May 4, 2020 0.6 3.65[96] 0.3 1.02 0.9 4.67[97]
5 "Julia Michaels" May 11, 2020 0.6 3.49[98] 0.3 0.93 0.9 4.43[99]
6 "Florida Georgia Line" May 18, 2020 0.7 3.82[100] 0.2 0.96 0.9 4.79[101]
7 "Boyz II Men" May 25, 2020 0.5 2.28[102] 0.3 1.06 0.8 3.34[103]
8 "Bebe Rexha" June 1, 2020 0.6 2.67[104] 0.2 0.94 0.8 3.51[105]
9 "Ben Platt" June 8, 2020 0.5 2.34[106] 0.2 0.97 0.7 3.31[107]
10 "Usher" June 15, 2020 0.5 2.42[108] TBD TBD TBD TBD

International adaptations[edit]

Songland Thailand premiered on TrueID on October 20, 2020.[109]

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