Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson crowned the winner of NBC’s American Song Contest, ending the show’s first season. Arizona-based BitFire Networks and California-based Holley Video Consultation provided several of their key production solutions throughout the series eight-week live run.
Artists from across the United States competed to win the country’s vote for America’s Best Song. The show invites contestants from all 50 states, all five populated U.S. territories including American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as Washington, D.C. to compete for the title. Acts can consist of solo artists, duos, bands or a DJ with each representative performing an original song.
“Participating in the American Song Contest and other shows like American Idol have really shone a spotlight on the technology we’ve pioneered at BitFire Networks,” says Bob Sullivan, President & CEO. “Millions of viewers from across the country watched a flawless production each week that we were able to support by working together with our partners.”
BitFire partnered with Holley Video Consultation to install a fleet of BitFire servers at the show’s main control room at Universal Studios in Los Angeles...
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