‘American Song Contest’: Who is Christian Pagan? Pride of Puerto Rico set to perform “Loko”


Christian Pagan is one of many talented contestants who will be seen competing on NBC’s biggest show to date, “American Song Contest.” The Puerto Rican musician is also an actor by profession and his name was put on the music map when he won “Idol Puerto Rico”, a reality TV competition that finds blossoming solo artists with immense talent. During her time on the competition, Pagan showed both her diverse voice and strong theatrical abilities.

Pagan’s album titled “Mas de lo Que Soy” was an instant hit and ranked #6 on Billboard’s Latin Pop Albums chart. Clearly, man was born to shine! In addition to his magical voice, the actor was part of the telenovela called “Guerra de Idolos”. During his time on this show, he didn’t shy away from expressing his musical talents as well, which came almost naturally to him. Pagan now hopes to wow audiences on the show hosted by Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson.


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Most of Pagan’s inspiration for his different and unique musical masterpieces comes from the Latin tones of Reggaeton and Salsa! His songs have even been used in shows like ‘Tequila pa la razon’ and ‘Cuando te veo’. We’re really excited to see Pagan compete against some of the music industry legends in their own right, like Michael Bolton, Kelsy Lamb and many more.

Being someone who plays multiple instruments including piano, drums, and guitar, Pagan not only has a deep passion for music but also studies the same in school! He feels sincerely honored to represent his homeland of Puerto Rico, known as the Island of Enchantment.

Each of Pagan’s pieces is a complex blend of the different styles of music he was exposed to and learned as a child. He then combined these varied genres to manifest and create his own music, presenting it to the world.

A fun fact is that Pagan heard about “American Song Contest” through his friend, which immediately got him excited about the potential opportunity to perform on a stage where every artist will have the chance to showcase their songs. original to the public.

Pagan strongly believes that every stage of life has been a massive learning curve and believes these experiences are what helped him become the artist he is today.

Pagan intends to perform his song “Loko”, an original with a classic Latin twist. This song has evolved a lot to begin with. He and his co-writers have gone through several iterations, in terms of all aspects of the song. In time, he finished working on the lyrics with the talented Desmond Child, ending up finally being ready to record it.

The lyrics to “Loko” are a combination of English and Spanish, which works great to help connect with a global audience. That said, the premise of the music is derived from Pagan’s strong desire to pursue and conquer a strong, confident, and beautiful woman. Of course, that sounds intriguing!

Plus, Pagan’s strong voice paired with the magical, haunting tones of his bilingual Latin masterpiece are sure to thrill audiences to the music and “keep them dancing.”

The prodigy has plenty of experience with multiple albums and singles up his sleeve, especially after signing a record deal with Universal Music. It was right after he won the “Idol Puerto Rico”, which gave him a good understanding of the kind of music his audience likes to hear.

Moreover, Pagan noted this observation, which certainly played an imperative role in his creation of “Loko”; a piece that is not only an artistic expression of itself, but is sure to entertain just about anyone who listens to it. The Puerto Rican representative is more than ready to set the stage on fire, leaving the audience with an unforgettable experience.

The competitive show is based on the famous game show “Eurovision”, followed by millions of people every year. “American Song Contest” will see 56 artists, representing the 50 states of the United States of America; the five territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, US Virgin Islands) as well as the capital, Washington DC.

‘American Song Contest’ premieres March 21, 2022 at 7 p.m. ET, only on NBC.

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