What is 'The Sing-Off'?:
How Does 'The Sing-Off' Work?:
Sixteen singing groups are selected by audition before The Sing-Off season airs. Each week the groups must compete in a new challenge (such as singing a medley of songs by one noteworthy musician) and judges determine which of the groups continue on. Viewers eventually get a chance to weigh in, voting for their favorites and determining the final winning group. The finale features the remaining competitors performing with the judges and guest artists like Sheryl Crow and Neil Diamond, before the winner is announced.
What Does the Winner of 'The Sing-Off' Win?:
The winning group on The Sing-Off takes home a Sony Music recording contract and $100,000 cash prize.
Who are the Judges on 'The Sing-Off'?:
The judges on The Sing-Off are Ben Folds, of the band Ben Folds Five; Shawn Stockman from Boyz II Men and three time Grammy-nominee Sara Bareilles, who replaced Nicole Scherzinger (who judged the first two seasons of The Sing-Off before she left to judge The X Factor).
Who is 'The Sing-Off' Host?:
Nick Lachey is the host of The Sing-Off. The 98 Degrees band member is best known for his reality show with ex-wife Jessica Simpson, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica.
Who Produces 'The Sing-Off'?:
The Sing-Off is produced by Tenth Planet Productions, Outlaw Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television. Executive producers are Joel Gallen, Deb Newmyer and Sam Weisman.
When Does 'The Sing-Off' air?:
The Sing-Off premiered on NBC December 14, 2009. In 2011 the singing competition changed to a fall schedule, premiering September 19th and airing eleven episodes on Mondays 8/7 Central.