Brooke Alexx from New Jersey will perform on April 4
New Jersey’s Brooke Alexx is ready for her big shot at NBC’s “American Song Contest.”
The Old Tappan native will perform her original song, “I Don’t Take Pictures Anymore,” on Monday, April 4 at 8 p.m., airing the show. The episode will also feature a segment of Alexx and his family filmed in Jersey Shore.
Alexx and dad Alan Greenberg have bagels at a Joe’s Bagel and Grill, then she and her mom Grace Greenberg watch her childhood album. Alexx later hits the boardwalk in Seaside Heights and is filmed on the beach, according to an Instagram post by Alexx.
“It was freezing cold, my lips were turning blue and here is my sister taking selfies in the background,” Alexx said.
Alexx is set to perform on the show with backup dancers.
“All of my supporting dancers will also be Asian American women who have short hair like me because they’re meant to represent other versions of me, and I think that’s really important right now,” Alexx previously told USA Today. New Jersey Network.
Alexx, who submitted a nomination, is one of 56 nominees representing all states, territories and Washington, DC. Each will perform an original song on the show. Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson are the hosts, and some of the contestants are pretty accomplished. They include Jewel (Alaska), Sisqó (Maryland), Macy Gray (Ohio) and Michael Bolton (Connecticut).
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The show comes from the producers of the “Eurovision Song Contest” and “The Voice”. Fans can vote through nbc.com, the NBC app and TikTok.
Alexx is now based in Nashville. She performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago last summer on the Bumble Stage. She’s big on social media, with over 8 million likes on TikTok. Coming up, Alexx will play June 11 at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City.
“I’m truly honored to represent the state,” Alexx said. “I think growing up there shaped me into the person I am today, and the New Jersey community has always been supportive of my dream. Growing up there made me into a self-sufficient person working hard so I can be here today.I’m really excited for all the people who helped me grow to see this and where I got to.
Jersey Shore native Chris Jordan covers entertainment and features for USA TODAY Network New Jersey. Contact him at @chrisfhjordan; [email protected]