Week 1 of the first season of ASM Network's Ultimate Performer, premiered on August 22, 2015, with a total of 13.82 million US viewers. The episode featured contestants Becky G, Shawn Mendes, Jessica Mauboy and Sam Concepcion.


Color Key

  •      - Week Winner
Contestant Points Cash Winnings
Becky G 21 $4000
Shawn Mendes 24 $6500
Jessica Mauboy 20 $4800
Sam Concepcion 25 $7300

Featured Distractions

This is a list of distractions that appeared on the episode (Arranged in alphabetical order):

  • Bike Stunts - While being surrounded by professional bikers doing jumping and other stunts on different levelled platforms, contestants are seated on a platform while performing.
  • Boxed Head - Contestants place their heads from the chest up in a transparent box with enclosed tops as they perform, with the hosts placing different live insects and animals inside the box.
  • Extreme Fan - The contestants perform a song while being blown by a powerful fan, all the while being thrown with random things like feathers, leaves, glitters, and even liquids like water, slime or other nasty liquids.
  • Feet In - The contestant perform while being guided through five platforms containing things like worms, cockroaches, eels, spoiled food, etc.
  • Rotating Wheel - The contestants are horizontally strapped on to a wheel while it rotates slowly, with the wheel rotating clockwise then counter-clockwise. The wheel is often slanted for safety.
  • Snakes in a Tank - The contestant is lowered using a harnessed chair down onto a tank of water, which is then filled with different types of harmless snakes.
  • Spinning Platform - The contestants are on a circular platform that spins with ten levels of difficulty, depending on the speed that ranges from 1 to 10. The contestants also win cash that accumulates in $100s as the platform spins and $1000s as the level changes by 1. The points are determined depending on who falls off first, with the last person standing receiving the four points.


Color Key

  •      - Round Winner

Musical Performances

  • Jessie J ("Flashlight") and Luke Bryan ("Kick the Dust Up")
Contestant(s) Song Distraction(s) Points
Round 1 - Solo
Becky G "Roar" Extreme Fan 14
Shawn Mendes "Somebody To Love" Rotating Wheel 9
Jessica Mauboy "Mirrors" Feet In 7
Sam Concepcion "Marry You" Snakes in a Tank 10
Round 2 - Duets
Becky G "Say Something" Bike Stunts 6
Sam Concepcion 11
Jessica Mauboy "Love Never Felt So Good" Boxed Head 11
Shawn Mendes 12
Round 3 - Group
Becky G "Walking on Sunshine" Spinning Platform 1
Shawn Mendes 3
Jessica Mauboy 2
Sam Concepcion 4

Judges Points

The following shows the allocation points by the judges in the first two rounds to each contestants.

Contestant(s) Jessie J Usher Kristin C Luke B Total
Round 1
Becky G 4 4 3 3 14
Shawn Mendes 3 1 4 1 9
Jessica Mauboy 2 2 1 2 7
Sam Concepcion 1 3 2 4 10
Round 2
Becky G 2 2 1 1 6
Shawn Mendes 4 4 2 2 12
Jessica Mauboy 1 3 3 4 11
Sam Concepcion 3 1 4 3 11