It is so interesting how the songwriters are given an opportunity to come forward and learn from the experts. Despite this, the fate of Songland Season 3 remains in jeopardy. Well, the show gained enough popularity to return for more seasons. However, the network is planning something else. The fans are already clamoring for the show, but their voice remains unheard. Will the network ever make an official announcement? Let’s see!
Created by David A. Stewart, Songland focuses on the songwriters instead of the singers. In each episode, producers team up with various songwriters to produce the next big hit, which the guest performing artist records. Four unknown songwriters audition songs that they have written live for the guest star and producers. They work on the equipment managing live musicians and extra singers. They immediately receive feedback for their lyrics to improve the track.
Is It Renewed Yet?
Songland made its debut in 2019, and since then, fans have been waiting to know about its future. Several songs succeeded through this show, including Lady A’s biggest hit Champagne Night. But NBC remained mum on the future of the show. While NBC hasn’t revealed whether or not the show will return, some sources suggest that NBC has canceled the show for undefined reasons. Well, season 2 aired in 2020 and won many hearts. But the viewership was down 19% despite being the most highly rated show on the network.
Audrey Morrissey, the showrunner of The Voice and Songland, said in an interview that she was hoping her smaller scale of production could help them continue during the COVID safety restrictions in 2020. She believed their show is COVID-friendly and the songwriters can stay and participate from a distance away. But despite this, NBC remained mum on this decision.
Songland Season 3: Production Update
Well, Morrisey was ready to start shooting Songland Season 3 during COVID-pandemic. She believed her smaller crew, writers, producers, and guest artists could manage in a small space. Morrisey further believed that they could inherent COVID-friendly shows to produce. However, NBC never made any comment on her statement. Even today, it remains unclear whether NBC plans to return with another season. So as of now, production won’t start at least this year.
Songland Season 3: What Will Happen Next?
If the show returns for the third season, we expect it to return with some new songwriters. They will allow to join the producers and create a melody from scratch. The songwriters have to do this in front of guest artists and producers. It will be challenging for them, but they have to do their best for their song’s success. The producers will award the one who gets more popularity. However, the amount is not big enough.
A Quick Recap!
Usher was the song artist in the seas on finale and was looking for a song with versatility. Miranda performed her song Salty, but the song was from a female view. So Usher decided to play with the lyrics. Ryan came with his song Staying Over, which had the missing chorus. They also believed there should be more rap and added some beats to make it more swag. David was the next one who came up with Horse n Carriage. Usher liked the music and played with it. Fatherdude came up with Billions, and Usher loved it and played with a song a bit.
Later, Miranda and Ryan were paired together, and they flipped the track to a male perspective. Ester worked with Ryan too. David and Shane worked on improving the chorus. Ester helped Ryan to improve the flow of the song. Now was the time to showcase what they got. David performed first, and everyone loved it. Miranda came next, and Ryan joined her to add vocals. Ryan performed last, and Usher loved it. Usher then chose California from Ryan and congratulated him for the vibe and pop.
Songland Season 3: Release Date
As of now, the show’s future remains in limbo. But the producers believe that sometime in the future, they might return with another season on the NBC Universal platform or a different platform. Considering this, fans can expect that sometime in 2024-2025, it will return on your screen. Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you updated.