Reality Singing Contest – Does It Produce Real Stars?
The TV singing competition format was born with the smash hit “American Idol,” and the genre has had a long career in many different countries.
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Despite the shifting cultures over the past few decades, the genre has managed to carry on without losing too much momentum due to the unique blend of elements present.
Television music shows incorporate the reality aspect of television and combine it with the involvement of celebrities as judges, and it gives people a chance to have their voices heard when they vote.
This continued success of the genre has prompted studies to determine whether the winners of these shows end up being more successful than their traditional counterparts, and the results might shock you.
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A study conducted by Cho and his colleagues determined that competitors who won their respective competitions managed to stay on the charts longer than non-competitors, as well as generate higher sales numbers.
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