The BEST Episodes of Songland

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 9, 2019

In each episode, 5 songwriters perform their original songs in front of 3 top music producers: Ryan Tedder, Ester Dean, and Shane McAnally. Each song is considered by the panel in a discussion about ways to creatively adapt the songs to better fit the style and sensibility of the recording artist of the week. After the performances, the recording artist chooses 3 songwriters to move forward to the studio, and each is paired with one of the producers to help perfect their song. In the end, a winner is chosen, their song is recorded, and it is ready for release on the night of the broadcast.

will.i.am

#1 - will.i.am

Season 1 - Episode 2

Unknown songwriters pitch their original songs to will.i.am and the panel. Three songs move on to the 2nd round where each producer helps one songwriter adapt their song to fit the Black Eyed Peas’ style. One song is chosen to be recorded by the Peas and is ready for the global audience to hear tonight.

star 8.15
48 votes
John Legend

#2 - John Legend

Season 1 - Episode 1

Unknown songwriters pitch their original songs to John Legend and the panel. Three songs move on to the 2nd round where each producer helps one songwriter adapt their song to fit John’s style. One song is chosen to be recorded by John and is ready for the global audience to hear tonight.

star 7.89
62 votes
Aloe Blacc/Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

#3 - Aloe Blacc/Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Season 1 - Episode 6

Unknown songwriters pitch their original songs to Aloe Blacc and David Leitch, who are looking for a song for the film “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.” One song is chosen to be recorded by Blacc and featured in the film.

star 7.88
34 votes
Jonas Brothers

#4 - Jonas Brothers

Season 1 - Episode 4

Unknown songwriters pitch their original songs to the Jonas Brothers and the panel. Three songs move on to the 2nd round where each producer helps one songwriter adapt their song to fit the Brothers’s style. One song is chosen to be recorded by the Jonas Brothers and is ready for the global audience to hear tonight.

star 7.72
43 votes
Kelsea Ballerini

#5 - Kelsea Ballerini

Season 1 - Episode 3

Unknown songwriters pitch their original songs to Kelsea Ballerini and the panel. Three songs move on to the 2nd round where each producer helps one songwriter adapt their song to fit Kelsea’s style. One song is chosen to be recorded by Kelsea and is ready for the global audience to hear tonight.

star 7.66
41 votes
Meghan Trainor

#6 - Meghan Trainor

Season 1 - Episode 5

Unknown songwriters pitch their original songs to Meghan Trainor and the panel. Three songs move on to the 2nd round where each producer helps one songwriter adapt their song to fit Meghan’s style. One song is chosen to be recorded by Meghan and is ready for the global audience to hear tonight.

star 7.45
33 votes