NBC orders 'Songland' songwriting competitors collection | The Music Universe

The present is produced by Dave Stewart, Adam Levine and Ryan Tedder

Long earlier than a rock star can carry a crowd to its toes or have an album go platinum, a songwriter infuses their melody and lyrics with emotion, ardour and coronary heart. Aiming to search out the following era hit songwriters, NBC and Universal Television Alternative Studio are bringing powerhouse producer Audrey Morrissey The Voice, Eurythmics co-founder and producer Dave Stewart, Maroon 5’s Adam Levine and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder collectively to supply Songland. The collection will present a one–a-kind alternative for gifted up-and-coming songwriters to be uncovered to and mentored by three music producers per episode who’re liable for right this moment’s greatest hits.

The 11 episode unique competitors collection creates a singular platform for brand new voices to be heard.

The first edge–your-seat episode options three-time Grammy nominee and Billboard chart topper and songwriter Charlie Puth because the mega-recording artist together with a panel producer-songwriters that features Grammy winner Tedder, singer and Grammy-nominated songwriter Ester Dean and Grammy-winning nation singer-songwriter Shane McAnally.

“Songwriters form the anthems and inform the tales every era, and now we’re pulling again the curtain on the collaborative course of and opening the door for brand new expertise to emerge,” states Meredith Ahr, President, Universal Television Alternative Studio. “While filming our first episode, the thrill was palpable as we witnessed the artistic route our panelists remodel and elevate the music proper earlier than our eyes. Without a doubt, ‘Songland’ will encourage music lovers and provides us all a larger appreciation for the songs we love.”

“Music touches folks’s lives every day, however few perceive how the songs they love are made,” says Morrissey. “Songwriters are the unseen artistic pressure the music trade. Their lyrics and melodies have an effect on us in deep and significant methods, and I’m excited to be half a present that places a highlight on the creators songs.”

“Songwriters, whether or not you might be conscious it or not, compose the theme songs to our lives. A track will be the pillar on which our goals are made or the shoulder on which we cry,” claims Stewart. “I’ve been writing songs with and for different folks for 40 years and it’s at all times a thrill to listen to these songs interpreted and recorded by all types artists. I’m excited for the viewers to see and listen to that magic being created between unknown songwriters and our panel hit-making mentors.”

Songland has been an ongoing ardour mission for each myself in addition to my crew at 222,” feedback Levine. “As a songwriter, I’m all too acquainted with the challenges that face the music neighborhood right this moment. With this new collection, we’re excited to offer alternatives that won’t solely influence these songwriters’ careers but in addition give them a platform to really showcase their expertise to a worldwide viewers.”

The collection takes an inside have a look at the artistic course of and gives one gifted winner per episode the priceless alternative to have their track recorded for a worldwide viewers by the chart-topping artists featured of their present.

In every episode 5 songwriters will carry out their unique tracks in entrance three prime music producers and a significant recording artist on an intimate soundstage. Each track’s lyrics, preparations, beats, melody and story will probably be thought-about by the panel as producers interact in a full of life dialogue about methods to creatively adapt them to raised match the type and sensibility the recording artist the week.

After the performances, the mega-recording artist will select three songwriters to maneuver ahead to the studio and pair them every with the producer finest suited to good their track. In the studio, the songs will take form in surprising methods because the songwriter and producer duos work collectively to win over the recording artist. In the top, a winner will probably be chosen and their track will probably be recorded and launched as the highest artist’s subsequent single.

Songland is a present that offers songwriters the chance to showcase their abilities regardless the place they arrive from or what their day job may be. The collection is searching for submissions from folks all walks life from up-and-coming songwriters and music college students, to remain at residence mothers, bartenders and faculty lecturers. Interested events can join on-line.

Songland will probably be govt produced by Stewart, Morrissey, Levine and director Ivan Dudynsky. Josh Gummersall will function producer together with Ryan Tedder who’s represented by Ron Laffitte, Dana Salant for Patriot Management. The idea was devised by Stewart, Morrissey and Dudynsky.

Songland will probably be produced by Live Animals in affiliation with Universal Television Alternative Studio, Dave Stewart Entertainment and 222 Productions. Levine and 222 Productions are represented by Irving Azf, Adam Harrison for administration and WME for movie and tv.