WATCH: Local grad’s pop duo Ni/Co competes in ‘American Song Contest’

Voting has ended this week for a Kettering Fairmont graduate’s pop duo competing on NBC’s “American Song Contest.”

Colton Jones and Dani Brillhart, his partner in life and music, are competing as Ni/Co — derived from the first two letters of his first name and the last two letters of hers. They performed an original song “The Difference” Monday night.

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Voting closed at 7 a.m. Wednesday at nbc.com/ascvote, the NBC App and on TikTok.

Ni/Co started to gain popularity in 2019 with YouTube videos featuring original songs and unique renditions to popular cover songs and have accumulated more than 40 million views.

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Jones is the son of Mary Irby-Jones, a former editor with the Dayton Daily News and current Midwest regional editor for USA Today’s regional newspaper network, overseeing Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois.

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