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Queens Battle of the Boroughs

Battle of the Boroughs

Monday July 22 2024 • 9:29am - 9:29am ET

It’s the Battle for Queens! Twelve undiscovered musical acts will compete. Only one can be crowned the borough’s best and go on to the citywide showdown: the Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs.

Watch and vote!
The competition will stream live here beginning 7:30pm ET. Vote for your favorite act with the online ballot or text your vote using our mobile codes – both located below the video player. Voting opens at the start of the show and closes 11pm ET. 

Update: Voting is now closed! The five borough finalists will be announced Monday, March 10 at 1pmET here on our website. Then they’ll go on to a second, weeklong round of voting. The Queens Battle winner will be announced on Monday, March 17. They’ll compete against the other boroughs winners for bragging rights and big prizes at the Ultimate Battle of the Boroughs on June 27.

Emceed by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight and featuring guest judges Leital Molad, producer of WNYC’s Studio 360; rock guitarist Tamar-kali; and singer Alicia Olatuja, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir soloist.




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