Beat Shazam Recap: June 8, 2017

Beat Shazam returned on 6/8/2017. Jamie and October were on hand with 3 new teams who will pit their song knowledge against each other for a chance to win a big million. Even if they don’t get that million dollar chance, the prizes are pretty good for the top two teams.

Here are the teams with the nicknames we gave them.

  • Chicago Fire: Tim & Luke, 2 high school buddies who work at the same fire department
  • Sunshine Twins: Kim and Tracy, identical mirror twins and best friends from Bradenton in the Sunshine State
  • 2Deejays: Steve and Bill, 2 friends from West Haven, CT

If you have not seen this episode and still plan to, STOP READING.
The correct responses and scores after each song are in this recap.

Round 1 – Today’s Hits
First 3 are worth $1000 each. The last one (Fast Track) is worth $2000.
1. “No” (Meghan Trainor)
Chicago Fire $0 Sunshine Twins $1000 2Deejays $0
The men teams chose “Lips Are Movin’
2. “Panda” (Desiigner)
Chicago Fire $0 Sunshine Twins $1000 2Deejays $1000
3. “Cold Water” (Major Lazer ft. Justin Bieber and MØ)
Chicago Fire $0 Sunshine Twins $2000 2Deejays $1000
4. (Fast Track) “Starboy” (The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk)
Chicago Fire $0 Sunshine Twins $4000 2Deejays $1000

Round 2: Hip Hop
First 3: $2000 each. Fast Track: $4000
1. “What’s My Name” (Snoop Dogg)
Chicago Fire $0 Sunshine Twins $4000 2Deejays $1000
They take some ribbing from their host when no one gets it.
2. “So Fresh, So Clean” (Outkast)
Chicago Fire $0 Sunshine Twins $6000 2Deejays $1000
3. “Tha Crossroads” (Bones, Thugs-n-Harmony)
Chicago Fire $2000 Sunshine Twins $6000 2Deejays $1000
At last, Tim and Luke score and they were the only ones to get it!
(Fast Track) “E.I.” (Nelly)
Chicago Fire $2000 Sunshine Twins $6000 2Deejays $5000

You can catch up fast! The ladies are still in the lead but the 2Deejays are hot on their high heel sneakers

Round 3: Classic Rock
First 3: $3000 each. Fast Track: $6000. Third place goes home at end of round.
1. “Hot Blooded” (Foreigner)
Chicago Fire $2000 Sunshine Twins $6000 2Deejays $8000
At this point, Tony Gonzalez walked onstage to find his wife dancing with Jamie Foxx!
2. “Proud Mary” (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Chicago Fire $2000 Sunshine Twins $6000 2Deejays $8000
At least they were consistent! They all had “Rolling on the River”
3. “We Belong” (Pat Benatar)
Chicago Fire $2000 Sunshine Twins $9000 2Deejays $8000
4. (Fast Track) “Ramblin’ Man” (The Allman Brothers Band)
Chicago Fire $2000 Sunshine Twins $9000 2Deejays $14,000

The Chicago firemen, Tim and Luke, were out of the game. They got a standing ovation for their valuable service to the community. The 2 Deejays were leading the Sunshine Twins by $5,000 now.

Round 4: Britney Spears
First 3: $5000 each. Fast Track: $10,000
1. “…Baby One More Time”
Sunshine Twins: $14,000 2Deejays: $14,000
The teams are tied
2. “(You Drive Me) Crazy)”
Sunshine Twins: $14,000 2Deejays: $19,000
The guys were faster and now they’re untied
3. “I’m a Slave 4 U”
Sunshine Twins: $19,000 2Deejays: $19,000
Tied again. 2Deejays picked “Gimme More”
4. (Fast Track) “Stronger”
Sunshine Twins: $29,000 2Deejays: $19,000

Round 5: Made in the U.K.
First 3: $10,000 Fast Track: $20,000. Second place goes home with half their money.
1. “I Ran” (So Far Away) – (A Flock of Seagulls)
Sunshine Twins: $39,000 2Deejays: $19,000
2. “I’m Not The Only One” (Sam Smith)
Sunshine Twins: $39,000 2Deejays: $29,000
All is not lost for the 2Deejays
3. “The Reflex” (Duran Duran)
Sunshine Twins: $49,000 2Deejays: $29,000
The Deejays neeeed that $20K fast track to get back on track
4. (Fast Track) “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” (Tears for Fears)
Sunshine Twins: $49,000 2Deejays: $49,000

TIEBREAKER: My Way (Usher)
This tiebreaker was worth nothing but the chance to move forward and they were not given a category. Would you look at that!?! The 2 Deejays got it in 1.97 seconds and the Sunshine Twins got it in 2.73 seconds. Kim and Tracy took home $24,500.

One Million Beat Shazam Round – 6 songs
First 5: $25,000 each. They only get a shot at the million if they get all 5 right. There are no more multiple choice screens and they have to know the song’s exact title before Shazam to be right.
1. 2010s: “Give Your Heart a Break” (Demi Lovato) $49,000
The million $$ prize is now off the table
2. Latin Hits: “You Sang to Me” (Marc Anthony) – $49,000
3. Love Songs: “I’ll Be” (Edwin McCain) $74,000
4. Divas: “Vision of Love” (Mariah Carey) $99,000
5. Billy Joel: “Tell Her About It” $124,000
Final Category: R&B. It was “should I stay or should I go” time for Steve and Bill. They could take $124,000 home or they could try to beat Shazam and double their money to $248,000. HOWEVER (Jamie Foxx always says), if Shazam beats them, they will go home with $62,000. Only one of them can play the round. Steve felt very confident with the category and told Bill that “either way,” they were going home with $248,000 (whatever that meant). Steve played Shazam for the last song. He knew the song but did not ring in before Shazam answered it. Steve said he second guessed himself. So they went home with $62,000.

And here is the song: “Everybody Plays the Fool” by the Main Ingredient, a bit of a sad choice since Cuba Gooding, Sr., the lead singer, passed away last month.

Shazam will return in 2 weeks, on June 22nd, and it was also announced that someone will play for the million dollars in that episode, which means they get all 6 songs!

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5 Responses

  1. LaJeana Davies says:

    What fire house do the fire fighters work at?

  2. David A says:

    Hi. Nice article. I think you meant to say the show will return on June 22 and not May22?